Monthly Archives: September 2018

Hallmarks of a Ministerial Hack

hack. [very common]. 1. n. Originally, a quick job that produces what is needed, but not well. The Christian Bible has a lot to say about false teachers and misleading prophets, from the snake in the Garden all the way … Continue reading

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The Notorious Nephilim

Many like to spread the sordid tale of demonic spirits in the days of Noah that allegedly had sex with women and produced powerful demi-gods that caused God to bring the Flood on the earth. Like Greek Mythology, the references … Continue reading

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The Mountain and The Law–Stating the Obvious

In my neck-of-the-woods, there is a common reference that all the locals know. Whenever someone who has spent any length of time in Washington State hears the reference, “the Mountain”, they instantly know to what the speaker is referring. We … Continue reading

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Buried Alive in Baptism

Death by water submersion is a strange way to live. The Christian practice of water baptism confuses many, and understandably so. It is not a normal practice. It is one of those rituals cloaked in mystery and spiritual activity, and … Continue reading

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The Doctrine of Assurance–An alternative to Faith

When studying the word of God, there are times when I feel overwhelmed by some insight declared through the pages of Scripture and it compels me to respond. If no one is around to share the wonder, then I sit … Continue reading

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To Be Righteous

Only those believers in Jesus who are maturing in their Christian faith are capable of understanding righteousness. What it means to be righteous, let alone to understand the concept itself, remains hidden from all others, even from many church members. … Continue reading

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Lord of All: The Right of Expectation

Two thousand years of Christian history, and still people struggle with what it means for Jesus to be Lord. As prophesied by the Holy Spirit, through nearly all the Bible writers, many ministers will look and sound good, but distort … Continue reading

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