Tag Archives: 1 Corinthians 5:9-12

White Church, Black Church or Jesus’ Church?

I got a little fired up today reading something on Facebook – imagine that! The blog Hello Christian reposted an article from the Huffington Post that basically said the “White Church” is the anti-Christ. Well, if there is such a thing as the “White Church,” I would agree that it is an anti-Christ, as would […]

An Open Letter

An open letter to my brothers and sisters in Christ Dear fellow disciples of our Lord Jesus Christ, Paul tells us in 1 Corinthians 5:9-12 that we are not to judge those outside the church, but those of us in the church are, indeed, to hold one another accountable to the teachings of scripture. Of […]

Judgment vs Accountability

I recently had a discussion with someone at our church who was unhappy with me because I didn’t feel they were following a biblical approach to a problem they were having with another person. It’s a difficult situation, but I pointed out to my friend that the Bible doesn’t give us a pass just because […]

What is Wrong With You People?

These past 10 days or so have been a little difficult. I have found myself in the awkward and uncomfortable position of having to correct a couple of my fellow Christians regarding their actions, which is never fun. I keep asking myself the same question: “What is wrong with these people? Why can’t they do […]

Gay Marriage – Now What?

Like most people this morning I spent a little time reading about the United States Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage. For those of us in Christian leadership the decision really wasn’t a surprise, so now the question is how do we both in leadership and in the body respond to gay marriage being legal […]