Paul, called by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus, and our brother Sosthenes It is clear that Paul was designated by God to the specific task of bringing the message of Jesus to the nations. Formerly a religious zealot with murderous aspirations against Jesus’ followers, his encounter with the resurrected Jesus completely transformed his … Continue reading Greetings


Many prominent speakers, authors, pastors, etc. in the Christian community have rightly denounced nominal “Christianity” as simply a culturally acceptable, religious philosophy rather than true Christianity – the way of Jesus. However, because the church itself emphasizes the religious service rather than the development of depth in our relationship with God and others, it is … Continue reading Nominalism

Why I Changed the Words When Singing Worship Songs

Has anyone else noticed that most worship songs are written in the first person singular? Granted, each person’s varied church experience will influence the types of worship songs they sing, but lately I’ve noticed that almost every worship song I’ve been singing was laced with “I”, “me”, “my”, etc. There is not necessarily anything inherently wrong with … Continue reading Why I Changed the Words When Singing Worship Songs