But the Lord said to Samuel, "Don't judge by his appearance or height, for I have rejected him. The Lord doesn't see things the way you see them. People judge by outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart." — 1 Samuel 16:7
I say this by way of observation and not a judgment call, because I'm not sure I know. God knows, but when it comes to the optics of the church, does God care? Let me lay it out for you.
And then he told them, "Go into all the world and preach the Good News to everyone. Anyone who believes and is baptized will be saved. But anyone who refuses to believe will be condemned." — Mark 15:15-16
In gridiron football in America, the term "Red Zone" is the area of the field between the 20-yard line and the goal line. It is said to be a place where the chances of scoring are statistically higher.
In Colombia, South America, however, the term "Red Zon...
All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. It corrects us when we are wrong and teaches us to do what is right. God uses it to prepare and equip his people to do every good work.
— 2 Timothy 3:16–17
Most Evangelical Christians believe, as I do, that the Bible is the infallible and verbally inspired Word of God. The Bible is a well preserved record of God speaking to men thro...
Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; and them which suffer adversity, as being yourselves also in the body. — Hebrews 13:3
Dorothy and I want to share some exciting news with you in regard to a ministry opportunity we have accepted to the Persecuted Church. In addition to my new pastoral responsibilities with Koinonia Church in Albuquerque, we have been asked to represent Voice of the Martyrs in New Mexico. What a privilege...