The other day my wife shared with me a piece of art she had to study for class. The piece is called, What is the Proper Way to Display a Flag? It is by Dread Scott and was put on display in February 1989. Some of you may remember the controversy it started. Here is[Continue Reading…]
Why do we eat a tiny wafer, drink a sip of grape juice or wine, and call it a supper?
Recently I was able to finish the book, Church without Walls. This book is by Jim Peterson, and I think it is a very important book for anyone on The Journey. The thesis of Peterson’s book is that Christians are in the world (not separate from it) to spread the Good News about Jesus Christ[Continue Reading…]
Barb at A Formers Leader’s Journey wrote a post called Un-Churched Communion. Here she discusses a podcast she listened to that forever changed her view on the Lord’s Supper. I encourage you all to check out her post. Cheryl at Women in Ministry recently had a radio interview with Matt Slick about her view about[Continue Reading…]
A few months ago I wrote a series of posts about the Kingdom of Heaven parables. Each post dealt with one of the parables. I did not get much interest in it so I did not write a conclusion. Recently I had someone ask me about a conclusion. I told them that I would write[Continue Reading…]
If Jesus told us to render to Caesar what is Caesar’s, why do we make our organizations non-profit and/or tax-free?
A few weeks ago Alan Knox at The Assembling of the Church wrote a post called Distractions to Worship? In it he wrote, Consider the situation where you are sitting among a group of believers, listening to someone teach. The teaching is very inspiring and challenging. You are really enjoying it. Beside you, a baby[Continue Reading…]
sbc IMPACT! was recently created in response to what they see as negativity coming from the SBC Outpost. In their first post they wrote that it “is the vision of a group of Southern Baptist bloggers who desire to host a truly edifying, thought-provoking, civil community for the examination and discussion of issues that affect[Continue Reading…]
Why do we stand up when we sing hymns?
Lately I have had a theme in many of my posts. You may have noticed it and I cannot say that the theme was my intention. I think a lot of it has to do with what God is revealing to me and so that theme tends to bleed out into my posts. The theme[Continue Reading…]