Today is the last day of the year, and as usual, it is a day when many of us re-evaluate our priorities in the past years and make resolutions to be better people and pursue better goals in the coming year. There's something about entering a new year that gives one the impression of a … Continue reading The Reason for the Resolution
I just dug up this (poem??) from my archives from 3 years ago. I hope it inspires you to make God's Word your greatest treasure in 2013 and beyond. Spoken to cause creation, Whispered to comfort Elijah, Shouted to calm the seas, Muttered to still the waves, Mentioned to bring healing, Quoted to silence Satan, … Continue reading In the Word & of the Word
The real problem with men is not that they are feminine, but that they are not biblically masculine. My point? We have been en-cultured to believe that men and women are like day and night. However, the truth is that the negative of a man is not a woman, the negative of a man is "not … Continue reading Are You Man Enough?
A friend of mine once remarked that "if you mute the sound to most of today's Gospel music videos, I bet you will not be able to tell whether it is a Christian or a Secular Video playing." He was right, many Christian songs are increasingly conforming to the MTV standards of music videos. The … Continue reading Should Christian Artistes “Take Back” Secular Music?
I was channel surfingon my radio the other night when I came across an old familiar love song on a local FM station. It was the song "Thank You in Advance" by Boys II Men. Before I knew it, I was glued to the station, as each song took me back to my high school … Continue reading Christian Lessons from Secular “Love” Songs
This song by Nichole Nordeman (Help Me Believe) has been constantly replaying in my head and impressing upon my heart this evening. The lyrics echo one of my most recurrent prayers. The only word I would change in the lyrics, however, is the word "help". I want to replace it with "cause". I am not … Continue reading “Help” Me Believe?
Alien Citizens. That's the title of this blog-site. That's what I consider myself and every other Christian in the world. We are aliens in this world, yet ironically, this is the only world we have ever known and lived in. Well, the only one until we beheld a new and perfect world, a world that … Continue reading Jesus: 100% Alien, 100% Citizen