“Honestly, that makes me feel like maybe the abortion would have been better. Then they would have just forgiven me, rather than deal with this visible consequence.”
I have yet to hear from anyone who drinks how alcohol enhances anything or blesses anyone.
It sounds innocent enough, but this is secretly an insidious phrase.
The seeds of lust can be planted in the mind of a child years before acting on them.
Every married couple has exchanged vows which promise “til death do us part,” but for far too many marriages, their dreams of “forever” are crushed by divorce.
"We as the church are to be a tutor to the world to say ‘This is what love looks like across ethnic, social-economic, and gender barriers' as we go about our sacred vocations of bringing glory to Jesus."
“What happened at the fall was the destruction of the relationship between humanity and our creator, and the destruction of the relationship between male and female.”
“Jesus is not a western, blond hair, blue-eyed surfer dude American….He’s a middle eastern, dark-skinned rabbi.”
“You can’t really become the leader that God intends you to be until you first become the follower that God wants you to be.”
“You’d be hard-pressed to find any other preacher in the last 500 years who is so Christo-centric.”
“I’m really trying to undo—if you will, completely, audaciously, perhaps ridiculously—500 years-worth of Bible tradition and paradigm, which we need to distinguish from the Bible itself."
A friendship with a fellow co-worker turned into a mutual attraction. I tried to pray it away. I tried ignoring it...