Table of Nations: Just War Theory

In the days of Amraphel king of Shinar, Arioch king of Ellasar, Chedorlaomer king of Elam, and Tidal king of Goiim, 2 these kings made war with Bera king of Sodom, Birsha king of Gomorrah, ... Continue Reading →

The Enemy Effect

I have a hunch that we as people need an ENEMY. Who defines and what exactly are the characteristics of an ENEMY? I often wonder why ENEMY building is so directional and why some see ... Continue Reading →

Trusting God to Work at Work

“For not from the east or from the west and not from the wilderness comes lifting up, but it is God who executes judgment, putting down one and lifting up another.” Psalm 75:6-7 The ... Continue Reading →

Living Above Reproach

The concept of one living in such a way as to be “above reproach” is mentioned several times within scripture. Most references are in regard to Church Deacons, Overseers, and Elders. ... Continue Reading →

The Bride of Christ Deserves to be Treated as Such

In 1997, I was a young youth minister with a growing group of middle and high school students. I was single but actively looking for miss right. My pastor was in his mid-thirties and ... Continue Reading →

The Power of a Single Conversation

In one conversation, God created the heavens and the earth. In one conversation, Satan led mankind into mortal sin. In one conversation, God called Noah to build and be a part of something ... Continue Reading →

Accepting God Everywhere and In All Circumstances

So everyone who acknowledges me before men, I also will acknowledge before my Father who is in heaven, but whoever denies me before men, I also will deny before my Father who is in ... Continue Reading →

Backfire: A Call to Destroy the Christian Divide

All this is from God, who through Christ reconciled us to himself and gave us the ministry of reconciliation; that is, in Christ God was reconciling the world to himself, not counting ... Continue Reading →


The Conductor proudly stepped up to the music stand, flipping his tuxedo tails as he tapped his baton to gain the orchestra’s attention. Prior to his arrival, the agents were testing ... Continue Reading →

The Groaning Effect

For we know that the whole creation has been groaning together in the pains of childbirth until now. – Romans 8:22 And not only the creation, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits ... Continue Reading →