Reconciling the beatitudes with being American

I was reading in Luke 6 this morning. After Jesus pronounces His ‘blesseds’, He pronounces His ‘woes’: 24(AS) “But woe to you who are rich,(AT) for you(AU) have received your consolation. 25“Woe to you who are full now, for(AV) you shall be hungry. “Woe to(AW) you who laugh now, for you shall mourn and weep.”… Continue reading Reconciling the beatitudes with being American

Best eternal investment opps

This weekend at church, I taught about how we are free to serve Jesus because we don’t have to. …yeah, just take a second and think about that. My texts were Galatians 5 and 1 Peter 2. I got on a social justice soap-box for just a minute. According to Compassion International, 19 billion dollars… Continue reading Best eternal investment opps

everybody loses everything on earth — someday

That’s a quote from Piper in his sermon “Where Is God“, which is a response to catastrophic occurrences like 9/11 or Hurricane Katrina. Piper is the pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minnesota. They are so close to the bridge that collapsed that you can see the lights of rescue crews from the church. They… Continue reading everybody loses everything on earth — someday