August 11, 2022

In Celtic Christianity mystery was an accepted part of the spiritual   The How Vs The Why Where modern Christians are interested in breaking down how the watch was made, investigating every cog and piece of handiwork,   All throughout the history of Christianity, including the writing of scripture, ave been an important aspect of our faith. Yet, historically, the church. It could be argued that the threat is not theological but political.     Read more

July 15, 2022

Consider Psalm 19:1-4 The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they reveal knowledge. 3 They have no speech, they use no words; no sound is heard from them. 4 Yet their voice goes out into all the earth, their words to the ends of the world. In the heavens God has pitched a tent for the sun. Read more

May 1, 2022

These gatherings would be accompanied by a feast. If we enter through Christ, we will be saved. He goes on to say that he wants us to life and have it more abundantly.     St Brendan There is a story of St Brendan voyaging to the Americas For that is how he created them. Read more

April 25, 2022

Lessons form the Outer Isles Lesson One: God is ever present and does not need to wait for our call to be located in a place. God is in your church long before you begin to invite God through worship. It really is us who must learn to understand that reality and enter into a place where God already is. Buildings and functions cannot contain God. It is us who travel to meet God in a place. Lesson Two: God... Read more

April 15, 2022

Many times when we look at Good Friday, we look at it in the rearview mirror. When we view the execution of Jesus that occurs on Good Friday, we do it with the knowledge of what happens on Sunday. Its important to remember  that the disciples did not know what was going to occur. Read more

April 8, 2022

I’m sure many have no doubt heard about what is going on with Hillsong. This large church that is spread across the globe starting in Australia has captured the imagination of many modern evangelical Christians all over the world. Unfortunately, when a net is cast so large, it can capture other things as well. This is where Hillsong, and many others like it begin to have issues. As a church grows, there are things that it will no doubt bring... Read more

April 1, 2022

Many people do not understand the importance of rest. And still more people do not understand the importance of being intentional with rest. There are many instances, especially in religious circles where a pastor, or lay leader will burnout. And then, once burnout occurs, it is more often than not because the person did not have rest as part of their life rhythm. Rest is important and sacred to God. It was so important, that God, an infinite being with... Read more

March 25, 2022

  From MacArthur “How should a wife respond to a physically abusive husband?” Still, while Scripture does not specifically instruct the battered wife, it gives principles that certainly apply to her. Proverbs 14:16 says, “A wise man is cautious and turns away from evil” (NASB). God gives us wisdom to be defensive and cautious. We duck when something flies through the air at our heads. Common sense tells us to avoid situations where we’re placed in physical danger. And I believe that... Read more

March 5, 2022

What is an Apocalypse? According to the folks at Oxford, an apocalypse is defined as “an event involving destruction or damage on an awesome or catastrophic scale.” In most Fundamental circles, this specifically means the destruction of the world by violent means. The problem is, that apocalypses happen more often than many think, and some are occurring now. Catastrophic and horrendous things are happening in Ukraine right now. That is Apocalypse. Catastrophic and horrendous things occurred in Darfur in the... Read more

February 18, 2022

In a world so full of hate, love is becoming a rare societal attribute. In today’s society, humanity has lost sight of what it truly means to love thy neighbor. Love is fluid, it is alive, it is moving, it is designed to be ever evolving, growing and life-giving. Love can also be stagnant, dry, and painful when it is mishandled and misused. Love can also be selective and discriminatory; however, the possessor of such love selects who will be... Read more

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