In this episode of 'The Long and The Short of It' Kevin & I discuss how we got the name for the show. Also, we talk about angels and prayer before we get left in the dark! Let us know what you think in the comments. The Long And The Short Episode 4 - Origins … Continue reading Origins & Angels
Lectio Divina is a form of mysticism that is becoming popular in the church. It's unclear if it's proponents are simply deceived and do not understand it, or if they are trying to rebrand it into a more palatable way to study the Bible. Whatever the case, Lectio Divina is not biblical and should be … Continue reading Lectio Divina: What is it?
Generally, when we discuss spiritual gifts, we turn to key passages such as 1 Corinthians 12, Romans 12 or Ephesians 4. These are the primary texts that help us understand the type of gifts that are bestowed upon believers at their conversion. The uses of the plural noun, gifts, in these passages seem to indicate … Continue reading Your Spiritual Gift
This year is the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. It officially began in 1517, when Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the door of Wittenberg. The thing that often gets overlooked is the fact that the doctrines that the Reformation encapsulated were not new doctrines. In fact, all of them had been around for … Continue reading Long Before Luther
There is a great description of the early church found in Acts 2. Shortly after the establishment of the church at Pentecost, Luke writes, And all those who had believed were together and had all things in common; and they began selling their property and possessions and were sharing them with all, as anyone might … Continue reading All Things In Common