Showing posts from January, 2017

The Evil OF Favouritism

James 2:1-7 I want to start by reading a story that many in the Christian circle thought to be true, but according to “” a Fact Checking website determined this story to be a made up story.  Weather this story is true or not, the foundation of this story will make any Christian examine their life under God’s amazing grace as we come into James letter.  The story goes like this! A Pastor transformed himself into a homeless person and went to the 10,000 member church that he was to be introduced as the head pastor at that morning. He walked around his soon to be church for 30 minutes while it was filling with people for service....only 3 people out of the 7-10,000 people said hello to him. He asked people for change to buy food... NO ONE in the church gave him change. He went into the sanctuary to sit down in the front of the church and was asked by the ushers if he would please sit in the back. He greeted people to be greeted back with stares and dirty looks, wit

Authentic Christianity

James 1:26-27 The word “Religion” doesn’t have a positive association in many circles. Why is that?  A well-known Danish philosopher and theologian once said “The human race in the course of time has taken the liberty of softening and softening Christianity until at last we have contrived to make it exactly the opposite of what it in the New Testament.” Soren Kierkegaard.  What does he mean by that statement?  The Christian church tries at every turn or opportunity to define Christianity on our terms, instead of on the terms that God has clearly outlined in the New Testament for His church.  Many Churches want church on their terms, according to our preferences that align with our lifestyles. What does that look like for example?  We are a people happy to go to church just so long nothing in our lives has to change.  We are a people glad to be Christians, just so long as we can define Christianity according to what accommodates us.  The only problem with that sort of th