Christian and Gay? What’s Your Motivation?

[This Presupposes that You’re a Christian.]      Where did you first get the idea that being “gay” was okay?  Where did you first find the idea that a person might be “born gay?”  Where did you initially read or study God’s Word and think to yourself (as you struggled with thoughts of same-sex attraction): “ThisContinue reading “Christian and Gay? What’s Your Motivation?”

Why You Should Watch Your Theology?

I believe that the study of theology has become more important to my life in the last three years than its ever been.  The older I have gotten, and the more I have grown in my love of Jesus Christ, the more I see how important it is for people to “watch your theology.”  WhenContinue reading “Why You Should Watch Your Theology?”

Episode 10 – Brandon Elrod (@brandonelrod) Interview – #Election, #Race (#LilWayne #Controversy), and Sound #Theology

Next on Thinking It Through:  I have my 2nd guest on the show and we talk about the election, issues dealing with race, and the importance of sound theology.  I invited Brandon Elrod (an Intern with the Baptist Collegiate Ministry) on the show to discuss background in ministry, issues with the election, issues with race,Continue reading “Episode 10 – Brandon Elrod (@brandonelrod) Interview – #Election, #Race (#LilWayne #Controversy), and Sound #Theology”

Sermon: ‘The Beauty of God and the Beauty of Being in Christ’ – Sunday, September 13, 2015 (PM Service)

Back on Sunday, September 13, 2015, at the evening service, I was given the opportunity to preach to the brothers and sisters at Eastside Baptist Church, which is located in Douglas, Georgia.  After prayer and thinking on what God would have me speak about, I delivered this sermon on the beauty of God and howContinue reading “Sermon: ‘The Beauty of God and the Beauty of Being in Christ’ – Sunday, September 13, 2015 (PM Service)”

Episode 05 – Jay-Z’s “The War on Drugs is an Epic Fail” and Non-Xtian Church-goers

Next on Thinking It Through:  I discuss two topics that are very different from each other.  One discussion deals with an opinion piece video (in the New York Times) by hip-hop artist, Jay-Z, dealing with the war on drugs.  I try to look at other issues underlying the video and another problem with illegal drug salesContinue reading “Episode 05 – Jay-Z’s “The War on Drugs is an Epic Fail” and Non-Xtian Church-goers”