What is the Standard?

This past week the internetwebs have exploded with political divide. As I’ve watched the politicize arguments over the last 3 years – one thing that sticks out to me, that it seems the many fall far on one side or the other. Where are those who look at the whole situation and think, “I can…

Crossed Wires

I’ve been mulling something over the last couple of days but I want to think a little deeper on it, so I’m going to write it. Just for clarification this is for my processing. My unfiltered thoughts about this topic of miscommunication, misunderstanding, and misrepresentation. I guess I am letting you in on a bit…

God is Able

I appeal to you, brothers, to watch out for those who cause divisions and create obstacles contrary to the doctrine that you have been taught; avoid them. Romans 16:17 The ending of this letter is like Paul was trying to cram in what he thought must be said to them. Christ loved the church and…

Holy Kiss

Well we made it to the last chapter of Romans. If you are still here with me! Congratulations! In this last chapter Paul taks some time to call out some people by name: Romans 16:1-2 I commend to you Phoebe our sister, who is a servant of the church in Cenchrea, 2 that you may…

Bringing the Gentiles to Faith

14 I myself am satisfied about you, my brothers, that you yourselves are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge and able to instruct one another. 15 But on some points I have written to you very boldly by way of reminder, because of the grace given me by God 16 to be a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles in the priestly service…