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The Real Surprise

I wish I could say that the decision that came out of Ferguson yesterday surprises me, but it doesn’t.

I feel sadness, disappointment, anger and frustration; after all of the delays and “preparations” made before the announcement, no surprise. 219 more words

Everyday Life

Demonology: Origins and Traits of the Demonic

From my first post in this series we looked at a very brief introduction to the subject of demonology.  In this post we’ll take a pretty broad overview of demons: their origins and traits. 932 more words

What's a Great Pastor?

I got asked the question tonight what makes a great pastor… What an awesome question. Here we go…

A great pastor (working definition)…

(1) Has openly declared that Jesus is Lord – He believes his heart that God raised Jesus from the dead, openly declaring He is saved through faith alone. 133 more words

Church Bells

I awoke to an open door,
And though I trembled I wanted freedom more.
And as I stepped into something new,
I swear I flew. 109 more words

Poetry And Prose

Thanksgiving

Hampton Heights Church, would like to wish everyone a very Blessed and Happy Thanksgiving.

In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. 20 more words

Sex and what it means to be human

You don’t have to venture far to move from St. Augustine’s views on sex to his understanding of human nature.

Both are tied into how he perceives the Fall, and there are problems in his thought that drastically impacted Christianity hundreds of years later. 2,060 more words

Christianity