A Demonic Inspiration?

A Demonic Inspiration? One 12 year old Michigan girl set herself on fire attempting the “Fire Challenge” she saw on Youtube.  She burned over half her body and will need 3 more surgeries.  She poured rubbing alcohol on herself and lit a match.  This “challenge” phenomenon on social media is a dangerous trend that appealsContinue reading “A Demonic Inspiration?”

Believers and Tattoos

Believers and Tattoos Should a Christian get a tattoo?  Should we be concerned when someone gets some “ink?”  To answer this, we must understand the origin of tattoos.  Tattoos are nothing new and in fact we see tattoos in the Scripture. According to a report by NPR, “Tattoos have become more common over the pastContinue reading “Believers and Tattoos”

One Drink Later

One Drink Later A military chaplain once told me a story of a teenager who enlisted.  This recruit grew up in a conservative church like ours with parents who loved Jesus. One night he, with his new army buddies he went out on the town.  He had never had a drop of alcohol in hisContinue reading “One Drink Later”

Elevate Your Head

Elevate Your Head And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence.  Colossians 1:18 This sounds like medical advice, but it is also a practical reality of our humanity.  As humans we tend to elevate yourContinue reading “Elevate Your Head”