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What's It Mean for the Kingdom of God to Be Eternal?

9 May 2024 2 minute read 2 comments Allen Taylor

Several hundred years before Christ arrived to pronounce that His kingdom had come, a wicked king by the name of Nebuchadnezzar witnessed a miracle and declared that the Hebrew God's kingdom is eternal. It's okay if you want to take a break for a few...

Thirsty Ghosts (Kill Bill, Vol. 3)

4 May 2024 7 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

"Hungry ghost is a term in Buddhism, and Chinese traditional religion, representing beings who are driven by intense emotional needs in an animalistic way."Wikipedia   There's a scene in Kill Bill, Vol. 3 in which Bill wakes up from his own assassina...

Why It's Foolish to Reverse Engineer Jesus Christ As a Political Figure

25 Apr 2024 5 minute read 12 comments Allen Taylor

Older Christians with a sense of humor may remember a magazine that was published from 1971 through 2008 called The Wittenburg Door. If you're interested, the Door has recently revived itself into an online publication. You can check it out here. Of...

The Kingdom of God: Where Is It?

18 Apr 2024 2 minute read 4 comments Allen Taylor

This morning, Theresa (my wife), Hawthorne (my dog), and I woke up in a Walmart in Virginia and hit the road. We arrived in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania in the early afternoon, just in time to attend our granddaughter's piano recital this evening. That e...

Jesus The Days We Have Seen

15 Apr 2024 3 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

"Jesu, Jesu, the mad days that I have spent!" "Jesus, the days that we have seen!"Justice Shallow   I wrote "Jesus The Days We Have Seen" sometime in the 90s.  The title was inspired by a line from Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 2.  It is an expression...

How Great Thou Art

14 Apr 2024 2 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

"Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto treasure hid in a field; the which when a man hath found, he hideth, and for joy thereof goeth and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field.  Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man,...

5 Sins That Don't Fit With the Christian Faith

11 Apr 2024 6 minute read 16 comments Allen Taylor

We're all sinners. We know that much to be true. Some of us are saved by God's grace through faith in Jesus Christ. Yay for us! Nevertheless, there are some sins that are so outlandish that they are completely incompatible with the Christian faith. I...

How Christians Can Shortchange Faith

4 Apr 2024 3 minute read 29 comments Allen Taylor

Today's message is short because I don't believe it needs to be complicated. As I've spoken to people about their faith, I've made the observation that there is sometimes a misunderstanding about what faith is. With that in mind, I've observed three...

5 Ways the Pastoral Ministry Hurts the Church Today

21 Mar 2024 4 minute read 3 comments Allen Taylor

The vast majority of Christians attending church regularly encounter a church pastor at least once weekly, but I've learned that the pastoral ministry is a poor way to organize church worship. This post is not intended to cast aspersion on anyone in...

I am wearing a sackcloth for two weeks repenting of my sins and the sins of my people

20 Mar 2024 5 minute read 0 comments fisherofmen

Similar to how I first offered God 40 days wearing sackcloth, and He gave me 90 instead, I offered Him a week in sackcloth this time, when I understood He was leading me to bless America in a sackcloth again, and again He increased my offering from 1...