An Others-Centered Life

Throughout the Bible we are charged with the mandate to serve those around us. Thus, the Apostle Paul says in Galatians 5:13, “through love, serve one another.” The Apostle Peter tells us that “each has received a gift” and that we must “use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace” READ MORE

Make Way for the Kings and Queens

This time of year the headlines are full of familiar references to churches and those who claim to follow Christ. There will be stories about “pilgrims” making their way to Bethlehem, the “faithful” flocking into the Vatican, and “believers” gathering for Christmas Eve in churches aplenty. Within the musty corridors of numerous tiny churches scattered READ MORE

Whoever Would Be Great

As I consider everything unfolding in the Gulf of Mexico I cannot help but think of the statements Jesus made to his disciples in Mark 10 regarding the pursuit of and use of power. Beginning in verse 42 Jesus states: You know that those who are considered rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and READ MORE