The Gospel and Social Injustice

The church's main mission today is not toward political, social, or economic concerns.  We are called to be gospel-proclaimers and disciple-makers for Jesus.  However, God does not want His people to put their heads down and ignore the pain or brokenness of hurting people right in front of us.  [...]

2018-08-27T10:43:52-04:00August 26th, 2018|

A Journalistic Interview with Jesus

Some TV journalists have proven themselves to be masters of the interview process:  Mike Wallace (60 Minutes), Barbara Walters (ABC News), Larry King (CNN), and Bill O'Reilly (Fox News).  What made these legends so great was their mastery of the journalistic questions--- who, what, where, when, why, and how.  [...]

2018-08-20T10:37:48-04:00August 19th, 2018|

The Right Kind of Ministry

Some churches in America have incredible organization and programming when it comes to social and community causes:  food pantries, clothing distribution, even medical clinics.  Some have even begun to champion political causes.  But is this what characterizes the "right" kind of ministry?  Is this really what Jesus requires of [...]

2018-08-13T12:55:03-04:00August 12th, 2018|

Sent Out on a Mission

More and more churches today are getting involved in social causes: food banks, clothing drives, digging water wells, medical clinics, and other community outreaches. While these mercy ministries certainly provide physical blessings to our neighbors, is this the true mission of the church? What about the Gospel passages where [...]

2018-08-06T10:44:41-04:00August 5th, 2018|