The Message of the Wilderness Temptations
The story of the three temptations occur in scripture (Luke 4) immediately after Jesus is baptized by John in the River Jordan. He is led by the Holy Spirit into the desert to fast and pray for 40 days. The only details provided about His wilderness experience is the story of the three temptations.It’s Official – Christians Are Extremists
Obama and his Department Of Homeland Security (DHS) have made this decree in an official Intelligence and Analysis Assessment dated 7 April 2009. This bold announcement has sparked much heated debate within and without the Christian community. Additionally, there is much hue and cry being raised over the Assessment in America in general.The Use and Purpose of the Rosary
Have you ever wondered about the origins of the Rosary and what it is used for? I’ll explore the origins of the rosary, where the term rosary came from, and the use to which members of the Roman Catholic Church put the rosary.Pivotal Point in Christianity and the Reformation by Martin Luther
No other event changed the course of Christianity as much as the Reformation by Martin Luther. A young priest believed in the truth of scriptures and preached justification by faith. Truly this is a pivotal point in the History of Christianity.The Unscheduled Dialogue
I wanted to focus our discussion on something that we had in common. I shared with the volunteers some of my observations from a tour of Our Lady of Angels Cathedral. Some members of our interfaith group had toured that Cathedral in December of 2004. Since that is the largest Catholic cathedral in Los Angeles County, I was fairly certain that at least a few of the S.A.V.E.S. volunteers had been in that Cathedral.Why a Bible Christian Has Abundant Safety and Assurance in the Lord Jesus Christ
A christian of the Bible has absolute safety and assurance in Jesus our Lord. You’ve heard the old saying, there’s safety in numbers? Well, since God out numbers all our enemies, why are you afraid of anything? The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way.(Ps.37:23)True Communion
The Roman Catholic Church is sometimes criticized for clarifying that Protestants should not partake of Holy Communion at Mass. There are significant doctrinal differences between Catholics and Protestants as regards not only Holy Communion but also the purpose of the Mass.The Two-House Teaching in a Nutshell
The Two-House Teaching is intimately connected with the details surrounding the so-called “Lost Ten Tribes of Israel”, an immensely controversial, complicated, and misrepresented subject in of itself. It is difficult to describe this teaching in a nutshell, but that is what will be attempted here.Messages Revealed in the Crucifixion and Resurrection of Jesus Christ
He came to lay down his life so many could live. He laid down his life, yet he was able to take it back up again.What Defined 2000?
Certain events and movements come to define decades. Find out what it was that defined 2000-2009.Are You As Proud of Your Church Marketing As a Prius Owner?
Have you thought about your church marketing lately? When you market, do you go forth proudly telling the community what it is you do? If not, perhaps you should be reading this article and rethinking your marketing!Existing Structures Answer an Emerging Need
I have written about how observant and caring members of a house of worship can help to satisfy the needs of a social or civic organization. I want to expand on that subject. At one point, I benefited from the fact that our local Lutheran church had chosen to assist the literacy program at the Adult School. I had thus learned that the same church operated a Meals on Wheels program.