What would you expect a "house of prayer" to be like? Quiet? Calm? Perhaps some soft choruses in the background? Some Scripture being read? Prayers being prayed of course, right?
Well, that's not even close to what Jesus found in His "house of...read >>
Why are you here? Why do you exist? What were you made for? Do you know?
These are "core questions". Questions that get at the heart of life, our understanding of everything else. The Dark Ages lasted for about a thousand years, from the 5th to the 15th...read >>
Notice how Jesus begins this passage: "When you fast..." Not "If," but "when..." It is clear that our Lord simply assumes His disciples are people who, from time to time, fast.
Do you? Have you ever? Why?
Just what is fasting...read >>
"When do you think South Church will have a youth or children's ministry?"
Great news! We have the best one the Lord ever commanded!
Ever heard the expression, "You can't fool your own kid?" So often mine see right through me. They can tell...read >>
Man has an obsession with himself and until he realizes how misdirected he is & how offensive that is to his Creator, he simply cannot lift his eyes beyond himself to be salvaged from his sin & this wretched world.
There, I said it... again! And I will say...read >>
Jesus was clear, "No one can come unless the Father draws him." So even the most perfect parenting can't guarantee godliness in the lives of our children.
Just ask Ezekiel, God can raise up faithful children from a field of dry bones. Something tells me...read >>
So often Jesus becomes the means to financial peace, marriage matters, or a weigh down workshop. If we're not careful, we'll do an end around and bypass the One Jesus was sent to connect us to as well as the reason why His Father sent Him to do so.
Rather than...read >>