Showing posts from June, 2015

Faith at Work

Many Christians unfortunately live compartmentalized lives...Christian on Sunday, self the rest of the week. Their faith in Christ is a part of their life but does not define their life.  Evidence of a lack of intimacy with Christ and God. I am reading another book by George Barna "Churchless".  Another jam packed book filled with qualitative and quantitative statistics identifying those who no longer associate their faith with a local church. One significant piece of information is, according to Barna Group,  young adults who are leaving the church identify that the "church" is too shallow. I quote, ["Young adults are constantly bombarded with information, images, sounds, and choices, and most are not content with a consistently ho-hum experience from church or anywhere else. For many, neither the local church as an institution nor the communal church as a relational entity is sufficiently unique or necessary to compel their involvement."  One quarte

Faith in God

My family and I have been busy putting our home on the market. The purpose is to complete a goal of being completely debt free. More importantly, following a lead of the Holy Spirit to prepare for His return. No, don't know the exact time and not living or responding out of an unjust fear (flesh/emotion) but righteous fear (obedience, reverence) of God's instruction. How can I be a "Kingdom Responder" if I am caught up in chaos and become a victim?  I must be available when dispatched to provide rescue. Part of this plan, as mentioned, is to downsize in cost, not necessarily size. God is asking us to step outside the common sense realm into His supernatural realm. Follow Peter's example. Isaiah 61:7, (NASB) " Instead of your shame you will have a double portion, And instead of humiliation they will shout for joy over their portion. Therefore, they will possess a double portion in their land, Everlasting joy will be theirs." Here is what I receive