Sola Scriptura (Scripture Alone)

As we find ourselves at the beginning of a new year, it is an excellent time to look back to revisit some foundational truths that will keep us on the proper course as we plot our way forward. I’d like us to briefly look back on the Protestant Reformation. The Reformation was one of the … Continue reading Sola Scriptura (Scripture Alone)

The Imago Dei and Why it Matters

Genesis 1:26-27 Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; and let them rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky and over the cattle and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.” God created man … Continue reading The Imago Dei and Why it Matters

Why I Believe Ben Carson Got It Wrong on Race

Why I believe Ben Carson Got It Wrong During the first GOP presidential primary debate, Dr. Ben Carson was asked by moderator Megyn Kelly what he would do to heal the racial divide that currently exists in America. Dr. Carson responded by saying, “You know, I was asked by an NPR reporter once why don’t … Continue reading Why I Believe Ben Carson Got It Wrong on Race

A Wake Up Call to Black Pastors and Church Leaders

In light of recent events in the wake of the shooting of Michael Brown and the subsequent decision of the grand jury not to indict Officer Darren Wilson we have witnessed very strong passionate reactions across the nation. First of all, I would like to honor all of those who have protested in a civil, … Continue reading A Wake Up Call to Black Pastors and Church Leaders

The Sovereignty of God and the Culture War

Well it's another election cycle and once again the political rhetoric is heating up like a pot of boiling water and the talking points are sharp like arrows dipped in deadly poison ready to be unleashed on the enemy. During my time in ministry I have noticed a trend in the church (yes, even in … Continue reading The Sovereignty of God and the Culture War

Forgiven to Forgiving

The Church is a community of people who have  been saved by grace though faith in Jesus Christ. We are a family of sons and daughters who have been eternally adopted by God and made to be joint heirs with Christ. Within this context of Christian community and by God’s design we are called to … Continue reading Forgiven to Forgiving