Shy Guys Never Get The Girl And Modern Evangelism

do you like meYou’re his friend and he confides in you. He tells you about the woman he’s in love with. She single, beautiful, intelligent, and compassionate. He’s single, with gainfully employment, kind, caring, and compassionate. ¬†They’re already in the same circle of friends. But before he can make his feelings known Continue reading “Shy Guys Never Get The Girl And Modern Evangelism”

High water mark of Character

55a92cbf40c9d.imageMy nerves are shot, I’ve had it up to here, I’m all out of patience, and you’re on my last nerve, I can’t anymore of this, and I won’t deal with this any longer. We’ve all said or at least thought of these statements throughout life.

Growing up in church I have even heard the advice that I shouldn’t even pray for patience, as if that in someone way God will answer my request for patience by rendering suffering. It seems that even in Protestantism, it is understood that patience, if not yet possessed, is only acquired by suffering.

My favorite place to find the word ‘patience’ in the Bible, is in the list of the Fruit of the Spirit found in Galatians 5:22-23;

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

The Fruit of the Spirit is the Character of Christ, as the Holy Spirit, Christ, and the Heavenly Father are One. The Fruit of the Spirit is the Characteristics Continue reading “High water mark of Character”

Jesus is not a mutant

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The upcoming X-men movie is just another example of Hollywood edging into religion. It seems there are more and more movie plots attempting to tie into christianity and theology, but in a sublime or subtle way, than ever before. Continue reading “Jesus is not a mutant”