How Do I Know God?

How Do I Know God?

There are a variety of ways that people know God. Some people actually don’t know Him at all because they are unconverted and unsaved. But then there are those who know Him casually. They have more of an acquaintance type of relationship with Him. Still other people know God informationally. They can talk about Him fairly regularly and espouse their …

Biblical Reconciliation

Biblical Reconciliation

Sunday morning is often the most segregated time of the week because we adopted a mindset of tolerance. The goal of reconciliation is not tolerance or “putting up with” another race. Unfortunately, the church remains segregated most of the time because we only gather with other races when we have to. Much of what we call racial reconciliation among Christian …

Talk Is Cheap

Talk Is Cheap

All houses are built upon foundations that support or hold the weight of everything that is built upon them. Scripture says that righteousness and justice are the foundation of God’s throne. This is where I get my definition of biblical Justice (the equitable and impartial application of the rule of God’s moral law in society).  In other words, we shouldn’t …

Justice and the Gospel

Justice and the Gospel

When speaking about justice, some people will claim it’s of secondary importance. Some feel there is a split between sharing the gospel and engaging in the work of biblical justice. Concern for the eternal destination of a person only matters, and problems such as racism, poverty or crime that impact the lives of people are irrelevant. The only way somebody can …

Justice and Freedom

Justice and Freedom

Contrary to how some people feel, the aim of Biblical justice is freedom. Freedom can be defined as a release from illegitimate bondage in order to make the choice to exercise responsibility in actualizing and maximizing all that you were created to be.  Biblical justice encourages freedom through affirming accountability, equality and responsibility by linking the spiritual to the social …