The Church at large is going through a major transition. “Re-inventing Church” has become the buzz of our “Christian” culture. This concept is designed so that churches can “survive” the great “decline” that so many of our denominations and independent churches are experiencing. Many talk about the irrelevance of the traditional institution of the Church and the need for “grassroots” and “organic” manifestations of Christianity to begin to emerge in order to “save” the Church from its decline. Some critique the Church and dream about a new day when we might at last feel “at home” in a faith...Read More
Author: Ben Hiwale
- For Adulterers Only … A Call HomeHow would you react if you found your spouse lying with another man or woman? What emotions would arise? Anger? Hurt? Bitterness? I’m sure that just the thought of this happening enrages you. Did you ever stop to think about adultery of another kind – spiritual adultery? James (4:4) wrote: “Ye adulterers and adulteresses! Know […]
- “Neither Know We What To Do, But Our Eyes Are Upon Thee”This passage is found at the end of 2 Chronicles 20:12. More than we would like to admit, these words are very familiar to us in our daily walks: “Lord, we just don’t know what to do.” Unclear direction from the Lord never means a lack of fellowship with the Lord. In this chapter, Jehoshaphat […]
- True LoveThe Song of Solomon is one of the books of the Bible that is often overlooked. Its pointed love theme nearly causes one to blush. Sadly, it may sound like “the way it used to be” with us. This, like all other Scripture, is God inspired for the same reasons any other book is written. […]
- Enduring Is Not EnjoyingAlthough we know that our faith in Christ is an objective, not a subjective feeling, we often find ourselves (or at least I do) mistaking our feelings as an indication of having inferior faith. There’s this little voice inside that conveys a message to my brain (a false message, I might add!) that when I […]
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