Book Review – “Rules To Live By: 52 Principles for a Better Life”

We all have principles that we live by. These principles guide our lives and determine how successful we become in life. Those who are not committed to sharpening their saw (Ecclesiastes 10:10) and becoming more effective in daily living, will only hinder and limit their potential contribution in this world. As a busy pastor with a young family, I am always open to advice in … Continue reading Book Review – “Rules To Live By: 52 Principles for a Better Life”

Is Church Membership Biblical?

The highest moral laws in the secular west today are toleration and non-judgmentalism. The very ideas of inclusion and exclusion in any context make people think of elitism, xenophobia, or racism. Still, church membership is an idea with deep biblical roots: •The garden of Eden had an inside and an outside (Gen. 2:8, 3:24). •Noah’s ark had an inside and an outside (Gen. 7:16). •The … Continue reading Is Church Membership Biblical?