How are we representing the Lord we claim to love and serve when we engage with others?
As adults, and more importantly as Christians, we ought not employ such immature tactics as guilt by association.
We all have a time in our life that we wish we could do over. But we aren't always promised a second or third or twentieth chance. How can we learn from this?
I expect to confront an element of deceit in the secular workplace or marketplace, but I do not expect to find it among my brethren or hear it from the pulpit.
Accusing someone of wrongdoing is serious. We must be certain of the truth and basis of our allegations before we verbalize them. And one lesson I've learned is that speculation is an extremely poor foundation for accusations.
In the corporate world, we often rally a team at the conclusion of a big project and share lessons learned. But why don't we do this across all areas of our lives?
Wisdom knows when to speak from a sincere heart, and when to remain silent due to a fiery heart.
Lately, I’ve been remembering a few posts that seem like they might have renewed relevance, so I’m temporarily engaging in a few “Throwback Thursday” posts. Enjoy. Every Christian needs to read the following letter written by John Newton. The backstory is that a minister intended to write an article about a fellow minister “for his lack of orthodoxy.” Before doing so, he wrote to Newton to inform him of his intentions. What follows is Newton’s response: Dear Sir, As you are likely to be engaged in controversy, and your love of truth is joined with a natural warmth of temper, my friendship makes me solicitous on your behalf. You are of the…
In light of the release of the third film in the Fifty Shades trilogy, I thought it might be helpful to repost this article and episode of Equipping Eve. This was written (and the episode was recorded) at the height of the popularity of the book, Fifty Shades of Grey, and in anticipation of the release of the first film three years ago. Three years later, every word rings true. This is simply not material that should be capturing the minds and hearts of Christians. Erasing the Grey This weekend, the movie theaters will be flooded with women who are eager to feed their carnal, fallen flesh with a feast of salacious,…
The Bible is God’s Word, and when we don’t treat it as such, we naturally end up with a low, skewed view of God and Christ. In this episode, we’ll discuss the latest from author and teacher Rob Bell, a prominent “Scripture twister,” and see how his views of God’s Word align with the views of its Author. Click here to listen to this episode of Equipping Eve. Here is a link to the article referenced in this episode.