This post is a continuation of a study of John the Baptist in the Gospel of John. John the Baptist is found in all four gospels and is a figure who was prophesied in the […]
To live is Christ
A beloved verse from Paul’s letters to the Philippians comes from the 21st verse of chapter 1: “To live is Christ, and to die is gain.”
It’s truly profound.
Living life on this side of heaven with everything revolving around Christ. Living for him, worshipping him, walking with him, been filled by His Spirit. Every single day.
James MacDonald fired from Harvest Bible Chapel
James MacDonald was fired as the pastor of Harvest Bible Chapel, a megachurch, primarily located around Chicago, which he founded over 30 years ago.
The Church and the battle against sexual abuse
This weekend, an expose ran in the Houston Chronicle, talking about sexual abuse within the Southern Baptist Convention. The Chronicle found over 380 Baptist leaders who had been accused of sexual misconduct. Almost 220 of them had been convicted or accepted a plea deal for their crimes.
I believe that the church is too reactionary to these abuses. The church needs to be at the forefront of protecting people from sexual abuse.