Live as adult children! (how God’s list of clean and unclean foods in Deuteronomy 14 matters to Christians, part 2)

How do you feel about Mother’s Day and Father’s Day?  At Faith Church when Mothers and Fathers Days roll around in May and June, we take a cautious approach because we’ve heard from a number of people that these holidays are complicated.  Maybe you know the feeling.  It could be that your earthly mother orContinue reading “Live as adult children! (how God’s list of clean and unclean foods in Deuteronomy 14 matters to Christians, part 2)”

Two odd but important Christian phrases about becoming spiritually mature

If you’ve ever watched a newborn nursing or drinking from a bottle, it is wild how hungry they can be.  As they grow a few months, and they start to be a bit more aware, they can get very excited when you start talking about their bottle.  They shake, they wave their arms, and sometimesContinue reading “Two odd but important Christian phrases about becoming spiritually mature”

Dealing with immature faith – 1st Corinthians 3:1-4, 18-23

Last week I mentioned that the recycling bin at my house is full of milk jugs most weeks.  So far this week we have four in there, with another two likely by tomorrow night when we put the bin out for the trash men.  I feel like my kids were drinking milk more vigorously thisContinue reading “Dealing with immature faith – 1st Corinthians 3:1-4, 18-23”

Is your recycling bin always full of milk jugs?

Ours is. The Kime household consistently knocks back 6-8 gallons of milk per week.  Think about that a minute.  Even if we average 5 gallons per week, and the price per gallon of milk is $3.50, you do the math.  Now multiply that by four weeks in a month.  Yeah, that’s not chump change.  WeContinue reading “Is your recycling bin always full of milk jugs?”

Going deeper with Jesus, and other phrases that make you think “blah, blah, blah.”

“Going deeper with Christ.” How many times have you heard that?  A billion? “More passion for Christ!  More intimate relationship with Jesus!” Blah, blah, blah.  We’ve heard it over and over… Any of you hear that phrase “going deeper” and tune out because you’ve heard it so many times, and you’re just not sure whatContinue reading “Going deeper with Jesus, and other phrases that make you think “blah, blah, blah.””