The legalist is always looking for a loophole. A legalist always wants to enforce the law on others while finding the loophole for themselves.
Posted Jun. 21,2016 by | 3 Comments
Yesterday’s slaughter is not the first of its kind nor the last. What is the one thing that a dumb sheep in total weakness can do in the face of that truth?
Posted Jun. 13,2016 by | 2 Comments
God asked me to watch the movie Spotlight, to bear witness to a very great evil. Why? The endgame of idolatry has no clearer illustration than this one.
Posted Mar. 10,2016 by | 5 Comments
I realize that I have all too often equated respect with being nice. And that’s a dangerously wrong presumption. Respect isn't always nice.
Posted Nov. 11,2015 by | 6 Comments
Once you touch the 'high' of fake bliss, you are hooked on experience, and the simplicity of Christ is not enough for you.
Posted Sep. 23,2015 by | 9 Comments
The temptation to argue is sent by Satan again and again and again, because it’s awfully successful. Our pride can justify it a thousand ways.
Posted Jul. 16,2015 by | 3 Comments
There’s a temptation of every worship leader who steps on the stage—performance. It's oh-so-natural & unfortunately all too common. A stage makes us perform.
Posted Jun. 24,2015 by | 12 Comments
Fawning is so repulsive because fawning affection is a lie. When someone’s stumbling over themselves to convince you of the ardent nature of their love, watch out!
Posted Jun. 4,2015 by | 4 Comments
In addition to bolstering pride and vanity, flattery encourages us to avoid affliction, and there's nothing Godly or Scriptural about that.
Posted May. 21,2015 by | 2 Comments
The one unmistakable characteristic of false prophets throughout history is flattery. And the one characteristic of true prophets? Rebuke.
Posted May. 20,2015 by | 11 Comments
Christ Himself never fought against the world’s system. Jesus fought FOR, not against. His motive was zeal not opposition.
Posted Feb. 12,2015 by | 5 Comments
This is the time of year when we’re told that there’s nothing worse than being alone. Well, that’s just not true.
Posted Nov. 20,2014 by | 3 Comments