Monthly Archives: April 2019

Pastor at the wheel or all auto parts working together?

Church? The pastor at the wheel or all the auto parts working together to follow the Spirit? When Christianity is dry and boring, that’s the brakes. Let’s take the brakes off of Jesus. We park our cars in the church … Continue reading

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A repentant heart follows conscience, not whims

People who follow and obey the living Jesus experience ongoing, personal and spiritual growth in Christ-likeness. Christianity that fails to produce Christ-like character and behavior in its adherents falls far short of biblical Christianity. Where there is no Holy Spirit … Continue reading

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The country gone to town as Nashville hosts the 2019 NFL Draft

More than 150,000 people packed lower Broadway in Nashville for the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft. Some of the country songs riding the charts at the time seem to define the Nashville Draft: “Eyes On You” by Chase … Continue reading

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Greatness? What is greatness?

To hate and berate is not the way to be great. True greatness flows from integrity, kindness, and compassion. It isn’t made out of power, coercion, or dominance. Greatness is the ability to disagree with someone, but still love, inspire, … Continue reading

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Thoughts beyond the “laity” lie

It’s hard to understand other people’s perspective when we have callouses on our heart. Open, caring interaction and sharing in a gathering of Christ-followers is spiritually revolutionary, but formal religion avoids it. Laity is a lie. There is no laity. … Continue reading

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People’s character is as important as their beliefs. Integrity matters. It’s dangerous to support bad character.

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Alive or Dead? Christ’s presence or religious programs?

Alive or dead? If Jesus is really alive, let’s gather in His presence and let Him take control! Experiencing consciousness you don’t need proof YOU’RE CONSCIOUS and experiencing Jesus, you don’t need proof HE’S ALIVE. It’s time for church to … Continue reading

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