Periscope is a powerful asset to some but dangerous to others, especially in ministry. Ministry deals with people souls and building a relationship with God. Parasites have invaded Periscope. How does this effect today’s ministry?
In decades past, Christians would gather for Bible Studies, coffee, walks around the block or just chatting sessions on the front porch. Now, our ultra busy lives have been bombarded by technology that replaces the telephone conversation or need to bare our soul to a friend. So how do Christians combat this surge of technological advances and social media so that it doesn’t make them impersonal and lonely? Read more…
A bowl of strange fruit with a foul odor has entered the church. Who allowed this to happen? The odor is so foul the congregation can barely find their way to the alter. This bowl of fruit consists of vanity, adultery, greed, lust, and lies. The atmosphere is contaminated. Gospel singers in the church no longer sing for God, they sing for popularity and the Grammy’s.
Each year as the disasters get worst, those promise’s people make to themselves, and each other still reflects on emotional gain jobs, promotion, family, houses and money. These are great treasures to want and plan for; however, Jesus clearly warns us to remain watchful. Jesus also warned us the catastrophes we face is just the beginning of sorrows with more to come (Matthew 24:7).
Christmas is so commercialized that people focus on buying gifts, forgetting the most precious gift of all: God’s son and the price he paid so we could be free. As you celebrate the holidays with your loved ones and friends, remember to celebrate by honoring the Holy One. America is so consumed by the thought of the holidays quickly approaching that they forget…
Paul refers to this experience as the start of a new life in Christ. True conversion comes from a personal encounter with Jesus Christ and leads to a new life in relationship with Him. Being called by God does not mean you bring everything unholy with you and keep it while you are serving Him. God is holy and sovereign. When you are God’s messenger your actions should be holy and pure.
As an adult some people may feel they have complete and udder control of their lives; what they need to know is they will never have total control. If they are saved God has control of their lives if they let him. If they are unsaved, the devil will do everything he can to take over their lives, and when they continue to be unsaved or unholy, he will win.
I did not know I could live in the past and not know it? How does a Believer lose interest in living? I never denied the God I served, yet my trust in Him had wavered. I often wondered where He was when I was terrified. Why did I hurt so much and for so long? This was hard to understand, when my waking moments were spent in the past.