Titles. I typically do not care for them, but it has become an issue as to how I should address myself in ministry work. I have seen many in church leadership become so obsessed with titles that they add four or five before their names: “Apostle-Bishop-Doctor-Prophetess-Pastor So-And-So”. 505 more words
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Trampling on the Blood
When the author of Hebrews (Paul?) wrote about how “Anyone who has set aside the law of Moses dies without mercy on the evidence of two or three witnesses” (Heb 10:28), he places that against the rejection of Christ, writing, “How much worse punishment, do you think, will be deserved by the one who has trampled underfoot the Son of God, and has profaned the blood of the covenant by which he was sanctified, and has outraged the Spirit of grace” (Heb 10:29)?
There are few things in this country today as polarizing as illegal immigration, galvanizing both sides into positions that seem further and further apart. As the positions become more divisive the language soon follows, and maybe it’s just my Facebook feed but I’ve seen too many posts, articles and memes that denigrate and dehumanize the people at the middle of this hot-button issue.11 more words