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Does God Believe in Greasy Grace?

Does God Believe in Greasy Grace?

Does Anything Just Slide By? Many of us have heard the term “Greasy Grace”. This is usually used in a derogatory manner when depicting people who are focused on sin, especially other people’s sin, talk of others who seem to not be as concerned about a certain problem or lifestyle. It is especially used by…

How To Walk In God’s Will

How To Walk In God’s Will

Walking in the Will of God Have you ever had times where you do not seem to grow? That your spiritual life seems stagnant? That there is no joy, no peace, no contentment? The reason why so many believers make no progress in their spiritual life is either because they do not walk in God’s…

I Have Decided To Follow Jesus

I Have Decided To Follow Jesus

Making the Pledge To Follow Jesus Does anyone remember the old song we used to sing years ago? “I have decided to follow Jesus. I have decided to follow Jesus. I have decided to follow Jesus. No turning back, no turning back. Today as I reminisce about my life and about the path I have…

Christ Follower or Disciple?

Christ Follower or Disciple?

Are You A Christ Follower Or A Disciple? I have been around long enough now to have seen many fads come and go within the church. I believe that the term Christ Follower is one of them.  Does anybody remember backward masking? TBN got all worked up about it and I wonder how many contributions…

Doing Church vs. Being the Church.

Doing Church vs. Being the Church.

Does It Matter How We “Do” Church? Over the last few years I have heard from various church leaders that we need to reevaluate how we “do” church. That what we are doing is not working. Every time I hear that I cringe. It has the wrong focus. It is focused on what we do…

Can a Christian Have Life After Divorce?

Can a Christian Have Life After Divorce?

I Feel Like My Life Is Over The searing emotional pain. The numbness that comes over your soul. The uncontrollable anger. The despair, depression, and bleakness that permeates everything you do. These are just a few of the things that I experienced after divorce. Nothing seems normal. Everything is turned on its head. You Are…

What Was Jesus Passionate About?

What Was Jesus Passionate About?

Our Passionate Savior Many of you I am sure, has seen the movie, “The Passion of The Christ”. And as this is Good Friday so I thought I would take a moment to talk about The Passionate Jesus. You see, from my perspective, the passion of Good Friday, is a direct result of passion Jesus…

How to Teach Your Kids to Honor Their Mother and Father As a Single Parent.

How to Teach Your Kids to Honor Their Mother and Father As a Single Parent.

Single Parenting is Hard When I decided to write this article on teaching our kids to honor their mother and father, I was doing so from the standpoint of a single parent. I was my kids dad during their teenage years and they all chose to live with me. Part of the reason they did…

Can God Use a Divorced Person?

Can God Use a Divorced Person?

Does Divorce Disqualify? I am writing this post my friends to encourage you that no matter what you have gone through in life, God still wants to use you in mighty and powerful ways. No, you may not be the next Billy Graham or Mother Teresa, but then again you may!, but you are still…

Easter’s Pagan Roots

Easter’s Pagan Roots

Where Did Easter Originate? Once again we are at the Easter Season. And once again I see and hear the same old drivel time and time again. Goddess of fertility, Easter bunnies, colored eggs, blah, blah, blah, blah, BLAH! My gosh people, do we have to strain this gnat again?  Research Shows Easter Does Come…