YOU CAN’T “STRATEGIZE” SPIRITUALITY

1 Corinthians 3:7 = “So neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anything, but only God, who makes things grow. (NIV)” John 6:63 = “The Spirit gives life; the flesh counts for nothing. The words I have spoken to you–they are full of the Spirit and life. (NIV)” John 6:65 =…

Why I Cannot Hate My LGBTQ Brothers and Sisters

This piece has been a long time coming.  The issues that the Christian community has faced and will continue to face surrounding the growing influence of the LGBTQ community and their activism cannot be circumvented.  The days are gone when one could say publicly their heartfelt views on same-sex couples with no major backlash; that…

The Decline of Christianity in America

[This is the “paper” that I delivered to a group of students (from South Georgia State College) and other citizens from the community of Coffee County, Georgia.  I did not go into every point in depth (due to time restraints), but hopefully it will encourage readers to think.] On the topic of the decline of Christianity…