Psychologists are beginning to recognize the money sins that the scriptures have spoken of all along. In 2011, Brad Klontz and a team of researchers from Kansas State University conducted a survey and identified 4 abhorrent mindsets associated the accumulation of wealth and money. These were designated as the “Klontz Money Scripts.” Their findings were […]
Joshua, Moses Jeremiah, Solomon, Paul, and Timothy are six characters we know from the scriptures. Of course, all the heroes from the Bible were called by God to something. We can learn from all their examples. I have highlighted these six because there are clear lessons you can emulate for finding your purpose. Joshua After […]
What does the insanity plea in a court of law have to do with hearing the voice of God? Consider the following story. The Origins of the Insanity Plea On June 20th, 1843, a man wearing a top hat and tails exited the front door of 10 Downing Street in London. Unbeknownst to him, he […]
Samson lost his strength when Delilah passed the secret of his strength to his enemies. They cut his hair and were able to subdue him. Before this, his enemies could not overcome his power. Is there a source of strength for the Christian? Where does a Christian’s power come from? How do we as Christians […]
Rugged individualism is fine if you’re taming a wild frontier, but has no place for building community. There are no “lone ranger” Christians. If you are a believer, God has not called you to go it alone. He has ordered our world so we can work in a community.
The term stewardship is one of those “churchy” words you usually only hear on Sunday mornings. We seldom apply it to anything but money or finances. However, I don’t think it only applies to this area of life. It certainly includes finances. However, I believe the way I use the term, is more in keeping […]
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