The Bible, Christianity, Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

We live in very tense times when it comes to the issue of race. In the land several years we have had many high-profile confrontations that were sparked due to racial tensions. In August 2014 Ferguson Missouri was set ablaze following the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer. In April 2015 … Read moreThe Bible, Christianity, Race, Ethnicity, and Culture

Leadership: Be willing to learn and empower others to use their gifts

It is extremely important that church leaders empower the people within the church to use their gifts.  In order to do this, the church leaders have to model what they want other to do.  The church leaders must use their gifts, and they must be secure and confident in their positions as leaders.   Time after … Read moreLeadership: Be willing to learn and empower others to use their gifts

Bad Symbolism

Our lives are full of symbols.  Symbols bestow meaning. Symbols are important to us.  Within the Christin community, we have many important symbols, the Cross being chief among them.  The cup, the bread, the ichthys (Jesus Fish), the dove and the Christian flag are all important Christian Symbols.  As an American one of our most … Read moreBad Symbolism