My Philosophy of Worship

My Philosophy of Worship

My Definition of Biblical WorshipWorship is declaring the worth of someone or something. How I define corporate (in community with other like-minded people) worship is “Worship is the commemoration of being in covenant fellowship with the sovereign and holy God through the Lord Jesus Christ.” How that is accomplished is by the: 1. Expressed commitment …

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Resurrection Sunday Aftershock

Resurrection Sunday Aftershock

My body aches… my feet hurt… my eyes are tired… if you cut me open right now, I think I’d have chocolate running through my veins.Last week was a busy week as the Easter week is the busiest week of the Christian calendar. We had Maundy Thursday service, Good Friday service, Passover Seder on Saturday, …

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Got "Incarnation?"

Got "Incarnation?"

If I am to have a truly Nourished Soul, and out of that, help others to have a Nourished Soul, then how am I to go about doing that?I’m going to share a noun with you which ancient theologians developed at the Council at Chalcedon way back in AD 451: Incarnation. We refer to the …

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Honestly Seeking!

Honestly Seeking!

When was the last time you truly felt needed? This is the need we all have for significance. The questions we start asking ourselves or others, including God, sound like these:* What on earth am I here for?* Why do I exist?* If I die, would anyone notice?* Would people attend my funeral?* What is …

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What Should Come From The Torture of Xu Shuangfu

What Should Come From The Torture of Xu Shuangfu

This comes from Voice of the Martyrs, dated 29 March 2006. Please pray for our brothers and sisters in China!CAA (China Aid Association) learned 24 house-church leaders are still missing following a police raid on a house-church leader’s meeting in Henan province. According to an eyewitness report, at noon on March 13th, a number of …

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Obsession with Elmo Shoes

Obsession with Elmo Shoes

My family and I went to Kohl’s (an American clothing store) today to look for shoes to buy. As is our custom, we went to the “Clearance” aisle and found a really cool pair of toddler Elmo Shoes on sale for 70% off the already marked down price. It was $5.39! That’s a great deal! …

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So… Think You’re a Good Person?

So… Think You’re a Good Person?

“Every way of a man is right in his own eyes,but the LORD weighs the heart.” ~ Proverbs 21:2Most everyone I talk to who are not church-going people, have this basic belief about themselves, which says, “I am a good person.” They justify themselves (which means to declare ones self as being ‘righteous’) and therefore …

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