Entries by ralph

There Are No Part-Time Disciples 

If you claim to be a Christian, then the questions of “the meaning of life” is already solved and answered for you! The purpose of your life is to share the Gospel of the Kingdom and the redemptive qualities of Christ (Matthew 28:19). You ARE in the ministry.  Galatians 2:20 reads, “I have been crucified […]

So, You Don’t Fit! Then, Stand Out!!

There are many times that I feel like I just don’t fit. Like I am marching to the beat of a different drummer than every one else. Like my values, morals, and world perspective simply don’t jive with the people I live among. In other words, I am different. I simply don’t like what others […]

The Individual

Guest Blogger – Bill Lewis, apostle and teacher People, precious people. Individuals, humans, all shapes and sizes, various races, multiple cultures, habits, traditions, all these stirred into one earth. Basically, it is the individual. It is the one soul, one spirit, one body that makes a human being. This human being is birthed, grows an […]

Hate the Sin, Not the Sinner! WRONG!!

“Hate the sin, not the sinner” isn’t working. Honestly, I am not sure it ever did work. When hating the sins of others, people just simply don’t know how to separate the sinner from the sin. Let me encourage you to instead “Love the sinner, not the sin.” Remove the word “hate” from your vocabulary, […]

A Fish Out Of Water

I have always felt a little like a fish out of water. I have never been interested in financial wealth. I have always been looking for my purpose in life. What it is I can do to fulfill a deep need that I felt in my life. I didn’t want to live to work. I […]

Six Things Jesus Didn’t Die For!

We often hear a sermon on all that Christ’s death on the cross accomplished for us. If you haven’t heard one recently it might be a good indication that you need to switch church fellowships and find one that majors on the Gospel of the Kingdom. Just a thought. However, I can’t ever remembering hearing […]

Gathering and Scattering

There are five stages of God’s relationship with man. 1> God and us … Adam and Eve walked naked in the garden with God. They had no shame. God and man lived in perfect harmony with one another. Unfortunately, this was short-lived. 2> God for us …After the fall, man couldn’t be in the presence […]

Back to the Future

Time to go back to the future. We need to look back at the beginning of the Church as found in the pages of Scripture to discover where we are to go from here; the future of the Church. We need to look at our past to reach our future.  In the beginning, the church […]