As we approach the end of the world, just over 4 months away now, I want to reflect on a few things that prove it’s time to give up on life like the Thessalonians and mooch off those who were too ignorant to see the end coming.
Anyone ever feel like your not hearing from God? Ever feel like you are alone in what was supposed to be a two-sided relationship? Well your not alone! Often, at least in my own life, I feel isolated from from God and that he is never going to speak to me.
Here are some things that I think have helped me….
There are a lot of jokes floating around the inter-web about youth pastors. That fact is, youth pastors are a special breed of human beings…..if in fact they really are human beings. In case you are wondering if you are a true youth pastor or if God is calling you to be a youth pastor; please consider the following…..
This is the beginning of an expansive and evolving topic. Lets start by allowing Ben Witherington do some talking. Ben is the Professor for New Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary and he knows a thing or two about the Bible. He is one of the top scholars of the Bible today concerning the New Testament.
What are your thoughts? Is tithing a NT mandate? Is it necessary to give 10% to the church? Is it just an OT issue? Does the church really need our money? Before we get into the nitty gritty, here some videos about tithing that should make you laugh.