What Will You Do? A Study in Christian Ethics
As a Christ-follower, you face ethical decisions every day. The question is, “What will you do?” Contemporary cultural pressures will tempt you to live outside the safety net of scriptural boundaries. However, if you set your sail to follow the winds of social evolution you may find yourself in a storm. The Scriptures give you…
The Value of Honor
Honor is a quality in us that is a deep conviction to do the right thing regardless of what the outcomes might be. Honorable people have a great advantage when it comes to leaving a legacy that others will celebrate. The distinguishing feature of this legacy is that if we live with honor, and it…
Catch and Release
Let’s talk about fishing. As much as I love eating fresh fish, I’ve never been much of a fisherman or spent time fishing. I don’t enjoy it and I’m certainly not any good at it. Besides, who wants to clean fish? Obviously some of us do.
Call Sin What It Is.
I heard Dr. Russell Moore, the president of Southern Baptist convention, say, “Call sin what it is so we can call grace what it is.” This made me think about churches that have decided to take a “more user-friendly” approach to their message, as the means to build their churches.
He’s a Giver and a Rewarder.
I’m Dr. Bob and for just a Mentoring Minute I want to share a thought that I recently had while In church. I was listening to Dr. Graham Catto, a guest speaker from South Africa. He said the ultimate destination of every believer will be manifest when Christ comes back. He continued to say that,…
New Four-Part Study on Christian Commitment
I have just released a new four-part study on Christian Commitment. You will find it elaborated on in in my new book, “The Proven Track of Success” coming out in July 2014. Here’s the link to the four-part study.
A Thought Worth Pondering
This was taken from a twelfth-century writing entitled, “Towards the Conversion of England” In it was written, “The church of Jesus Christ does not progress beyond the spiritual progress of its leaders.” Every leader in the church should reflect on this thought. Selah.
As I was sitting in church, listening to my pastor share the Word of God, I thought about what a unique gift our pastors are to us.
Do the Right Thing.
Our integrity or lack of integrity is always seen in what we do. I have heard it said that it is never wrong to do what is right; and that it is never right to do what is wrong. Simply put, we are always to do the right thing, because it is right to do…
Love is found in Unexpected Places and People.
Recently I was with the Living Streams Chinese Church in Brooklyn. In the congregation was a young woman, about twenty years old. She had come to New York from a background of rejection by her mother in China, who regretted she had not been born a boy.
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