The first time I ever preached a sermon I might have plagiarized Steven Covey. At least, I know that I referenced him and told everyone my sermon was going to be based on his spin-off book, Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens. I think I was a freshman in high school, had been raised a Christian, and had been baptized for three years. When the opportunity came to preach a sermon, I didn’t know where to start, so I got the idea to put my own spin on Steven Covey: Continue reading
Seek the shalom of America. Pray to the LORD for America, for if America has peace and prosperity, you too will have peace and prosperity. Continue reading
Repeat after me.
Imagine living in a world with no borders.
And does it scare you?
I think the first time I heard the story was at high school baccalaureate. It is apparently an illustration relaying to us how Christian sacrifice works. Continue reading
As far as conspiracies go, the plot to kill Jesus is as deep as they go, wrought with implications of intrigue, blame, and consequence. The death of Christ is a testimony, not only to himself, but also to human nature. Human beings conspire to do very evil things in this world. But the problem with conspiracies, however, is that sometimes theories about them are wrong. Proof of that is the circulating theory after his resurrection that his own followers had somehow…stolen the body. Continue reading