Category: Culture, Society

Racism in America

Racism continues to be a serious problem in the United States. Albeit, a great deal was accomplished in the ‘60s during the civil rights movement in the United States, a decades-long struggle by African Americans to end legalized racial discrimination, disenfranchisement and racial segregation to eliminate prejudice. There is still more work to be done. The nation took stands against…

You Have Not So Learned Christ – Part 2

“Be imitators of God in everything you do, for then you will represent your Father as his beloved sons and daughters. And continue to walk surrendered to the extravagant love of Christ, for he surrendered his life as a sacrifice for us. His great love for us was pleasing to God, like an aroma of adoration—a sweet healing fragrance.” –Ephesians 5:1-2…

You Have Not So Learned Christ!

“But this is not the way of life that Christ has unfolded within you.  If you have really experienced the Anointed One, and heard his truth, it will be seen in your life; for we know that the ultimate reality is embodied in Jesus!”  — Ephesians 4:20-21 TPT  As I skim through the daily news articles on my iPhone my spirit…

The Power of Humility

“Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience. Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.” —Colossians 3:12-14 NIV  There is an…

What Will The Outcome Of All This Be?

“Those who are wise will shine like the brightness of the heavens, and those who lead many to righteousness, like the stars for ever and ever.” —Daniel 12:3 NIV In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic life has ceased as many have known it. What the world is calling a new normal — stay-at-home orders, businesses anxiously awaiting to reopen, school…

How Then Should We Live Today? Pt. 2

As believers, we need to understand what our mindset and lifestyle should be in these turbulent times. What does God require of His people particularly during times of upheaval, opposition, oppression and persecution. He requires His people to remain steadfast! This word brings to mind a calm assurance, an unwavering faith, and unchanging character in times of trouble. 1 Corinthians…

How Then Should We Live Today?

As I was ministering earlier this week (see video @goingbeyondchurch),  I kept stressing that as Christians we should know how to position ourselves during this critical time in our nation. The church has become to complacent. To comfortable with the status quo. The Lord is calling His church to awaken from its slumber. It is crucial that the church understands…

Building On A Solid Foundation Series: Wise Or Foolish Builders (Pt 4)

“Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe, 29 for our “God is a consuming fire.” (Hebrews 12:28-29)  Jesus said in Matthew 24:14, “And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the…

Obeying Christ In Contemporary American Culture Part 3

”Stop imitating the ideals and opinions of the culture around you, but be inwardly transformed by the Holy Spirit through a total reformation of how you think. This will empower you to discern God’s will as you live a beautiful life, satisfying and perfect in his eyes.” (Romans 12:2 TPT) I didn’t watch the Super Bowl this year nor did I…