Please Shut Up

Jeff Humility, Parenting, Relationships

In the sixth grade our teacher in economics spent what seemed like an unbearable amount of time seeking to explain to twelve year old minds the Law of Supply & Demand.  Completely disinterested but forced to listen, I came away with the basic understanding that the law states that “the more there is of any given substance, the less value …

Love & Truth

Jeff Bible, Church Life, Cultural Observations, Love

It’s Sunday morning and I find myself in the middle of the minister’s weekly dilemma.  The Lord’s Day is the time when God’s children gather together for the express purpose of worshiping Jesus Christ.  The ideal manifestation of this purpose would be for every single believer in a local assembly to arrive at the church house prayed up, full of …

The Blight of The Sinner’s Prayer (part 5)

Jeff Bible, Cultural Observations, Forgiveness, General, Salvation

The mindless use of the sinner’s prayer as the capstone for all evangelism has, perhaps, done more damage than any one facet of the false gospel permeating the 21st Century church. Though the content of the sinner’s prayer can be justified with Scripture, it is the usage of this prayer that deeply grieves me. Closely akin to a “spiritual abracadabra” …

Don’t Quit Now…Here’s Part 4

Jeff Bible, Forgiveness, General, Salvation, Spiritual Growth

Let me encourage you to keep on viewing these videos while I’m away on vacation with my family. Far more than just something to serve as “filler” while I’m letting my mind and body enjoy some rest in Florida, these videos will compel you to think about the strategy of Satan for the exchanging of God’s good news of salvation. …

History Of The Modern Gospel (part3)

Jeff Bible, Cultural Observations, Forgiveness, General

Well, have you been helped by the videos from Real Truth Matters this week? I’m enjoying them myself and finding some good fuel for the previously lit fire in my heart around this issue of maintaining and accurate and pure representation of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Today’s videos follows on the heals of the introduction on Tuesday and first …