Speaking in Tongues? Some Warnings.

Speaking in Tongues? Some Warnings.

Speaking in tongues is a most controversial spiritual gift. I preached a message from 1 Corinthians 14 this past Sunday and shared some of its principles with our congregation. I thought I would share them with you. Problems surrounding speaking in tongues have been...
Christian Unity: Four Reasons

Christian Unity: Four Reasons

Bacon and eggs. Peanut butter and jelly. Chips and salsa. Oreos and milk. French fries and ketchup.  Some things are just better together. God designed the church to be better together. The church is best when it is working together. Like a healthy human body, every...
When Worship Isn’t Worship

When Worship Isn’t Worship

What is worship? Worship is more than a song or a speech. Worship is more than a performance or an event on Sunday.  Worship is an inward feeling and outward action that reflect the worth of God. A church’s worship service is to be focused on God. Not just...
The Danger of Living on the Edge, Part Two

The Danger of Living on the Edge, Part Two

Last week a woman accidentally drove her car off a cliff on Highway 1 on the Pacific Ocean coastway in California. She was found seven days later by surfers, broken bones and hungry, but alive. Many people drive and walk too close to the edge of cliffs. I guess they...
Exercise Your Right to Give Up Your Rights

Exercise Your Right to Give Up Your Rights

Human Rights!? Ever since the Constitutional Bill of Rights, many in our country have protested in favor of their personal rights. When we feel rights have been violated, we protest. Difficulty and chaos enter when rights collide. However, maybe a Christian option is...