Seeking God

The Bible is not an end in itself, but a means to bring men to an intimate and satisfying knowledge of God, that they may enter into Him, that they may delight in His Presence, may taste and know the inner sweetness of the very God Himself in the core and center of their hearts.

Over the next few weeks, I shall write a series of posts about what I learned from from A.W. Tozer’s book, The Pursuit of God.  You can find the book relatively inexpensively (my Kindle version was $0.99) on Amazon and other book outlets.

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Subjective Christianity

Welcome to the eighth blog entry of New Direction, where we search the Spirit, Scripture and more discovering the New Direction God is leading his church in this post modern culture.  Today, we take a  look at a very non-orthodox idea called Subjective Christianity. For millennium, man has labored to figure God out.  From attempting to describe His … Read more

Commands of Jesus

Welcome to the sixth blog entry of New Direction, where we search the Spirit, Scripture and more discovering the New Direction God is leading his church in this post modern culture.  Today, we take a  look at the Commandments of Jesus.  This post is longer than normal, but there’s a lot to say here.  As always, you can watch the embedded video version, which has much of the same content.

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Doctrine

Welcome to the third blog entry of New Direction, where we search the Spirit, Scripture and more discovering the New Direction God is leading his church in this post modern culture.  Today, we take a quick look at doctrine.

It is often said that churches stand and fall on their doctrine.  If you investigate the reason for the hundreds of denominations in existence today, oftentimes, you will find doctrine as the main culprit.  In fact, numerous individuals, professing Christ as Lord, killed others for differences in doctrine.  In 1 Tim 6.3-5, Paul warns that one who understands nothing teaches a ‘different doctrine.’  So, what is doctrine, and just how important is it?  For this entry, I will quote heavily from Cecil Hooks paper, Gospel & Doctrine.

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Actions Speak Louder

Note: This is part of a series dealing with Christianity and Post Modernism. “The greatest single cause of atheism in the world today is Christians: who acknowledge Jesus with their lips, walk out the door, and deny Him by their lifestyle. That is what an unbelieving world simply finds unbelievable.”  – Kevin Max “We are … Read more

Merry Christmas vs. Happy Holidays

Salutations. First, and foremost, I hope that everyone out there enjoys the blessings of our Lord and Savior today… whether you celebrate Christmas, or something else. As  I monitor the news I have noted that the “Merry Christmas vs. Happy Holiday” wars continue to escalate.  Recently, a store owner posted “Merry Christmas” on her store … Read more

The Hobby Lobby Decision and What it Means for the Church

The Hobby Lobby decision shows the power of prayer when the people of God pray together in unity and with one voice. Liberty of conscience and freedom of religion is preserved and the Supreme Court avoided making the same mistake it made with Dred Scott.

IHaveBut1.Hope

IHaveBut1.Hope by Aric Hartle  Definition Hope:A feeling of expectation or desire to have something to happen. Trust. A person I know had a bad run in with luck last year. He was telling me how bad his year ended and I was just amazed that he even lived through it. It started with his spouse’s … Read more