Tag: Christians

About me

Faults: Can be arrogant, control issues, trust issues, expectations, tend to try and fix people, criminality as a drug-addled youth. Strengths: Christian, organized, educated (Th.D.), artist, teaching/counseling (Nouthetics, Self-repair), loyal, dedicated, disciplined, honest to a fault (blunt). I think long-term/big picture. Interests: Theology, psychology, reading, good movies, fishing, hiking, biking, dog training, making the right…

FAN INTO FLAME THE GIFT 2 TIM. 1:6

This reference and preceding verses seem to indicate that Paul was unsatisfied with Timothy’s current level of unfaithfulness (see v.7). “Fan into flame” means literally “to keep the fire alive.” The “gift” here refers to a believer’s spiritual gift… Timothy’s particular gift was leadership with special emphasis on preaching (2 Tim. 4:2) and teaching (1…

Angels

Not many are aware of the significance of angels. I believe, as Christians, we should pause and consider angels to gain perspective. For example, angels demonstrate the greatness of God’s love for us in that, though many angels sinned, none were saved (2 Pet. 2:4).Angels also remind us that the unseen world is real. Just…

CHRISTIANITY IS NOT POPULAR

(Don’t I know it!) It has been suggested to me several times and by several different people that I should compromise my integrity and modify my material to appeal to a broader audience: “Christianity just isn’t popular,” they say. Well, I’m sorry, I just can’t do that. In fact, that is the very mindset that…

THOUGHTS

This morning my cellmate and I were discussing an old friend of ours named Bill. Bill was a career crook who had served most of his life in prison. He released a few years ago at 75 years old. I had seen Bill more recently than my cellmate. He was a healthy 75 years old….

There are many critics

The are many critics who point out the atrocities perpetrated or even allegedly perpetrated, by Christians in the name of Christianity. They point to the witch trials of Salem, Massachusetts, and across the world. They point to the expulsion and torture of the Moors, the Inquisition, and even the WWII Holocaust (*which is a stretch,…

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