In Matthew chapter 13, Jesus told His disciples, "it has been given to you to know the mysteries of the Kingdom of Heaven, but to them it has not been given....
How to Trust God With Your Decisions and Stop Looking for Neon Signs From Above
Decision making is no fun. Especially when the decisions we’re struggling with could have life changing or drastic repercussions, or at a minimum have lots of pros and cons to consider. That’s why in my Proverbs 31 devotion running today, I shared about being frustrated with having so many important decisions to make, and how I …
Jesus on the Journey
Like other federal employees, my friend faces an uncertain future.
How did ISLAM lead to the DARK AGES, then RENAISSANCE & REFORMATION?
Caliph Umar fought alongside of Mohammed in nearly all his battles Umar's daughter Hafsa was one of Mohammed's wives Waging jihad, Umar conquered enormous areas, including: -Eastern Roman Empire Muslim pirates terrorized the Mediterranean, blockading trade. This caused an economic disaster in Roman Europe by diminishing products moving from North Africa and the Middle East to Rome. An important item no longer shipped was papyrus -- reeds from the Nile delta which were used for paper in Europe. The sudden shortage of paper resulted in a decline of writing, literacy, and fewer books being written. This was a key factor in the beginning of THE DARK AGES. The world's largest and oldest library was in Alexandria,…
Anatomy of a Sick Church
While there are many potential symptoms of a sick church, I have found ten to be consistently common.
How Do You See Yourself? Is It What God Sees?
You’re called to something. You have an assignment. But before you can really follow God on that assignment, you have to be able to take care of y…