3 reasons bad things happen [False ideas Christians believe about…God’s involvement in our lives. Part 2]

Does everything happen for a reason? Many people believe so, but as we discussed yesterday, sometimes things happen because of the kind of world we live. What do I mean by that? What kind of world do we live in? Our world demonstrates at least the following three tendencies that very much affect why thingsContinue reading “3 reasons bad things happen [False ideas Christians believe about…God’s involvement in our lives. Part 2]”

How much land does a man need? and other temptations and discontentment

Is there a certain area of your life where you are constantly tempted? I am listening to an audio book this week. It is called How Much Land Does a Man Need? by famed Russian author Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910). Tolstoy is famous for his mammoth works like Anna Karenina or War and Peace, as wellContinue reading “How much land does a man need? and other temptations and discontentment”

Multiple worship services ARE of the devil!

Yes, having multiple worship services are of the devil…if we let them be. Let me explain. It is very interesting how we go through life and end up changing our minds about things. For example, how did I go from this to this?  If you don’t want to fully read those two blog posts, here’sContinue reading “Multiple worship services ARE of the devil!”

Could starting an additional worship service be of the devil?

Well, could it?  People have wondered this. We started an 8am worship service a few months ago, in addition to our 9:30am service.  We did not need to have another worship because lack of space necessitated it.  We have plenty of room in our sanctuary for our current attendance on Sundays. People wondered if startingContinue reading “Could starting an additional worship service be of the devil?”