Recently I began working for a company to teach English to children in China. In the educational realm it is referred to as an ESL teacher, or English as a second language. Going through the application process taught me a lot about the way we talk and how it impacts how others hear and interpret what we are saying.
The church today is standing before a technological landscape like it has never faced before. Technology, medicine, and science are accelerating at an unprecedented pace. Like Cortez, Lewis and Clark, Columbus, and countless other explorers we must face the uncharted technological wilderness that lies before us in the years and decades ahead.
Have you even been offered a gift that just seemed too good? Maybe it was someone’s time, a financial gift, or a material possession. Whatever it was you just couldn’t get yourself to accept it. But did you ever think you might be robbing someone else of his or her blessing by refusing it?
Today’s post is a guest article written by Mark Lake. Mark is a brother in Christ who lives in Florida, and you can find more of his writings over at 3rdrace.org. Today Mark expounds on an article from last week pertaining to our God given rights. He unravels Galatians 5 and sheds a new light on it. I pray it blesses you. Leave him a comment below to let him know your thoughts.
It’s often touted by Americans that we have certain God given rights. Our constitution says so, right?! The right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. As Americans we have the right to freedom of speech, to own a gun, and the right vote. But are these really “God given” rights?
Today’s post is a little different from my other articles, because we are going to have a little fun. We’re going to get your mind thinking. With that said, we often think of Judas as the disciple who betrayed Jesus. But what if instead he actually made the biggest sacrifice?
Every week it seems like another case of adultery has made the rounds on social media, and in gossip circles garnering the full shock and disbelief of the community. But why aren’t we appalled by the silent killer amongst marriages? The one that opens the door to physical infidelity? The one you could very well be participating in right now?
Even before you were a twinkle in your mother’s eye, mankind has been under constant spiritual attack. Since we have generated a mindset of personal salvation, a personal savior, and my church, we have personalized our spiritual problems as well. While those attacks are more intense than one can imagine at times, the truth is, it’s not about you.
July 28, 2017
Leadership today has turned into a multi-layered, multi-billion dollar industry. You can get degrees, go to seminars, read books, or watch YouTube lessons on how to be the world’s best leader in theory. But leadership isn’t about theory; it’s about experiential relationships. The greatest leader that ever lived gave us four principles for leadership that cross the membranes of family, business, and community to leave lasting impact and change.