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Do You Really Love?

Jesus said, “and this is how you will be known as my disciples, if you love one another.” Jesus also said, “if you love me you will obey my commandments” and He made it clear that the two greatest commandments were to “Love the Lord your God with all of our heart, mind, soul and […]

People Do Not Drift Toward Holiness

People do not drift toward Holiness. Apart from grace-driven effort, people do not gravitate toward godliness, prayer, obedience to Scripture, faith, and delight in the Lord. We drift toward compromise and call it tolerance; we drift toward disobedience and call it freedom; we drift toward superstition and call it faith. We cherish the indiscipline of […]

Be Reconciled to One Another

The 66 books of the scriptures that God inspired 40 authors over 1500 years, in three different languages, on three different continents to write reveal the nature and desire of our God.  He also saw to it that these particular writings would be preserved through many years of people trying to eradicate them and those […]

Some thoughts on “Work as Worship”

by Pooky Darst Webster defines the word “worship” as “the act of showing respect and love for a god especially by praying with other people who believe in the same god: the act of worshipping God or a god.” Or “excessive admiration for someone.” The word worship, in this case, means to ascribe worth to […]

Reflections on “Work as Worship”

by Justin Knapp I think we need to make a quick distinction between “work is worship” (which I accidently called it for some time) and “work as worship.” “Work is worship” assumes that just because I am a Christian that the naturally outpouring of my day is for God. Let me not over-spiritualize my own […]

Good Job!

by Brian Anderson “There’s no greater mission field than your workplace!” “Invite that co-worker to church this week!” “Be the light in the darkness of your evil, secular job!”  Wait. My job is EVIL? There’s some truth there; however, I know I’m not the only believer who, after hearing similar cliché, bumper-sticker slogans, feels a […]