Contentious Disputes in the Church

Contentious disputes in the church… …have been going on ever since the 1st century. Today’s contentious disputes are nothing new. However, today we have  a fresh opportunity to forge a deeper unity in the church. Or the downside, it will widen the breach if we focus on diversity rather than beginning with caring attitudes that … Read more

Clash of Cultures: Romans 14:1-15:13

How do we respond to a clash of cultures… from Scripture like Jesus would, whether the clash is personal in family or work, church or school, or corporate? In typical Paul-fashion, when he has a knotty problem to solve, he first carefully lays out the theological panorama necessary as a framework to solve the problem. … Read more

Spiritual Beloved Child, 1st Developmental Cycle

Begin with a spiritual beloved child. And think on spiritual development on our journey as Christians! God continues to infuse us with His initiating first-love, our fuel for lifelong LifeChange. Fundamentally, we must see God’s Big-picture view to naturally prepare us for life and ministry flowing from the spiritual seed or DNA with which God … Read more

Three Essential Questions for Every Christian

Let’s begin with a high-level, big-picture view of our three essential questions, like viewing the earth from space. Every model is off, yet this one with three essential questions goes a long way to point to how we can re-calibrate our inner compass. 1. “What is God like?” He is like no other! God is … Read more