Sometimes life can feel this way. We come to Christ and everything feels shiny and new. We breathe it in and feel joy. But then we let messes build up. We get lazy about the maintenance.
We first moved into our neighborhood in the winter, and I noticed during our walks that many of our neighbor’s cars were parked outside their 3-car garages, which I thought was kind of odd. Once the weather turned warm and the garage doors started being left open, I understood why.
Adrian Rogers' pastoral legacy: Passing on dedication to an inerrant Holy Scripture and equipping of local church pastors
In one of the last public addresses Dr. Adrian Rogers delivered before his untimely demise at the age of 74, he warned pastors of the mortal threat presented to their ministries by the sins of lust and pride.
I addressed a room filled with successful Christian businessmen about how my life and career have changed since leaving Islam to become a Christ follower last week.
Don’t worry, don’t be afraid, don’t panic because everything is probably happening right on time.
In Massachusetts, Catholic couple Mike and Kitty Burke were denied their application to foster for not bowing. In Oregon, Jessica Bates – a widowed mother of five — was refused because of her “religious beliefs,” too.
There’s an older person our family knows who is progressing towards death. And the way things stand right now, those who will miss her when she’s gone slides back and forth from the low single digits to zero.
Jack Smith’s prosecution (or was it “persecution”) of Gov. Bob McConnell was so overly zealous that it provided an extremely rare unanimous Supreme Court repudiation of it. Bob McConnell’s legal expenses amounted to a devastating $27 million.
So, in the absence of God’s transcendent reality, we turn to the machines we manufacture in our “idol factories.”
You can certainly disagree, but when the pre-trib rapture does happen, I’ll find you to say I told you so. I’m like that.