Wow, what a challenging message. I’ve heard some pastors try to incorporate politics in their sermons—some with embarrassing and even painful results—but this guy, Todd Wagner, does an excellent job. The teaching linked below is Part-4 of a series titled “Declaration: A Divine Proposal For Life, Liberty, And Happiness.”
I’ve been sharing this Thanksgiving resource (linked below) with family and friends for several years now. I don’t know if anyone has every actually gone through these ‘ceremonies’ but I think they are fun to look through, and they’re free! I like to call it a Thanksgiving Haggadah. You’ll have to look at it to see what I’m talking about.
Here’s a link to a very thorough and informative teaching on Biblical Church Leadership by Dr. Darrell Ferguson of Agape Bible Church in Thornton, Colorado. When we established Front Range over five years ago, Darrell was one of the men that I went to for guidance in establishing the leaders in our community. I still refer back to this series of lessons to refresh my memory on these important Biblical principles.
I’ve been going over the topic of “Elders” this past week. Below is an incredible teaching by Pastor Thabiti Anybwile called The Responsibility of Elders that I stumbled upon as I did some research online. Grab a cup of coffee, have a seat and spend the next 50 minutes watching this video and taking notes. It will be well worth your time.
I started listening to music when I was around 8 years old. It began when my parents rolled the family record player into my bedroom because it didn’t fit in the living room anymore. After wearing our their Beatles, Bee Gees and John Denver albums I moved on to explore other bands and genres. I didn’t like the music that was popular when I was growing up in the 80’s. I gravitated more toward 60’s and 70’s Rock, a.k.a. “Classic Rock.”
“Do not judge so that you will not be judged.”
– Matthew 7:1 (NAS)
It is inevitable when you browse the various ‘social media outlets’ that you will come across many, many memes. A meme is “a humorous image, video, piece of text, etc. that is copied (often with slight variations) and spread rapidly by Internet users.” Folks will usually share memes because they identify with the slogan or phrase that it contains. Here’s an example: