GLORY IN THEIR SHAME (Part 1: Unbiblical Marriages)

Great confusion about what constitutes family and marriage now permeates across the globe. Families and marriages can come in any form imaginable. Throughout history old men have married little girls and in some parts of the world today this still happens, especially in Middle Eastern cultures. Modern Western culture has recently observed the unprecedented rise…

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Q&A WITH THE PREACHER (Part 9: Praying According to His Will?)

This week, the topic pertains to prayer. Almost every religion in the world involves praying to some deity or higher power. However, with so many versions of prayer, the modern individual can get confused concerning God’s regulations on prayer. Contrary to what many teach, there is a wrong way to pray. Isaiah warns the Israelites,…

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Q&A WITH THE PREACHER (Part 8: What about religious titles?)

This past week, one person asked me about religious titles. As most people know, church leaders and workers are called by numerous titles and honors in the religious world. The individual asked, “Is the use of titles, in religious circles, in harmony with New Testament teachings?” I personally have been called a number of different…

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Q&A WITH THE PREACHER (Part 6: Do You Have to Get Everything Right?)

A young man recently asked me, “Do you have to be right about everything? What if you do everything right but just make one little mistake, could you still go to heaven?” Most would look at this question with compassion and empathy because they might also understand how one could make a few mistakes in…

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Q&A WITH THE PREACHER (Part 4: Biblical Versions)

Christianity as a whole remains divided on many issues, but one aspect of the religion remains solid, the Bible is the Word of God. Thankfully, most all Christians respect the Bible, which means Christians can come together on common ground and study this great book of inspiration! Through the years, different versions and translations have…

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Q&A WITH THE PREACHER (Part 3: Is Baptism Really Necessary?)

The discussion of baptism ranks as one of the top ten most asked questions to a member of the Church of Christ. Many Christians in the church likely know many of the verses related to baptism because they so often have to defend the hope of their salvation on this matter. God requires Christians to…

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Q&A WITH THE PREACHER (Part 2: The Only Ones Going to Heaven?)

This past week, I was asked to address this question because several people within the Church of Christ have been asked this question. It has been asked to the members of the church, “Do you really believe you are the only ones going to Heaven?” This stands as one of the top three questions people…

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