Tag Archive | Evangelism
The Gift of Oddity
I invite you to open your heart and mind to what he has to say about our church (the Church of the Nazarene in particular), worship and the sacraments.
3 Common Traits of Youth Who Don’t Leave the Church
We all know the statistics that caution us we need to win our children for Christ while they are still young since the odds against their making a decision for Christ grows as they get older. We all know someone (probably many someones) who verify this statistic. Fortunately, most of us also know at least one […]
Attack on Christians in the Military Rises to Level of Pentagon
This is a must read if you care anything about our military . . . or the Christian Church . . . or our country! I was referred to this article at Breitbart.com about who the Pentagon is calling on for advice on religious tolerance. This just shows how anti-Christian some of our leaders have […]
A Fresh Look at the Christianity of Johnny Cash
I think that I have always liked Johnny Cash’s music, maybe more since the time I was less than a stone’s throw away from him at a Christian Booksellers Association (CBA) convention which he was at because he was the official spokesperson for the Franklin Electronic Bible, or maybe it was the release of the videos […]
Top 10 Reasons Our Kids Leave Church
Most of us are concerned about our children. We hope and pray as they grow up that they will stick with the faith we tried to instill in them as they grew up. Much of this “education” we leave to the Church, however, which isn’t always successful in making our hopes and prayers come true […]
She may be in Hell because of me . . .
Whenever I think of her, I nearly always see her looking at me through the blazing flames of Hell. She isn’t saying anything but in her eyes I see her question, “Why didn’t you tell me?” While I was attending Nazarene Bible College in Colorado Springs Colorado, I had the opportunity to work as a […]
Originally posted on Gregory Crofford:
Sam Shoemaker (1893-1963) served as a pastor in New York City and Pittsburgh. He was instrumental in establishing the spiritual foundation for Alcoholics Anonymous, particularly the need to turn to God as a way of coming out of alcoholism. Rev. Shoemaker, toward the end of his life, wrote “I Stand…