You might be hearing in the news right about now that a thing called the “God Particle” has been discovered, and many people believe it is proof that God exists….or at least that a God can exit. The particle is also known as a Higgs Boson, first proposed by Peter Higgs in the 1960’s. The CERN nuclear research facility has been looking for it for quite a while and believe it is the door for opening up a whole new way of understanding our universe, including space, time, and matter (not forgetting antimatter).
If you are part of a charismatic church or have visited one you might have noticed that some Corinthian behavior is present. Most popular of those is speaking in tongues and other various manifestations. (Although, not the sexual behaviors…..the denominational churches have the deviant sexual behavior of the Corinthians church taken care of already).
What you might not know is that the list of spiritual gifts in 1 Corinthians 12:4-11 is not an exhaustive list. Paul obviously was not aware that the 20th and 21st century would bring with them an addendum of gifts, in addition to the old ones; IE, wisdom, knowledge, healing, etc…..Here are a few that can be added to the list.
If you have been a Christian for at least one voting term you will know that many pastors and church leaders are pretty serious about voting and associating with the appropriate political party. In fact, if you don’t align with that view you might not be welcome in which ever church you are attending, or at the very least you may receive a partial shunning because of your ignorance of God’s voting preferences.
Welcome Dust Off the Bible readers. As we approach what we Americans call the official start of summer, June 21st; or more accurately, June 20-22nd, depending on the year. Here is some information about this interesting day, where it came from, and why it matters to Christians.
As we reflect on father’s coming up this Sunday, 17th; I thought it would be appropriate to list just exactly why father’s are so near a dear to our hearts.
I have always been fascinated by people different body movements during worship; primarily because I really an not much of a mover. Here are 5 of my favorites.