‘Trinity’, or ‘Godhead’…?

Is God three, or is God one?  Let me begin by saying that I do not like to use terms that are unbiblical to determine biblical concepts.  Thus, while I am a Christian, I do not like the term ‘Trinity,’ or the phrase ‘God in three PERSONS’ because neither of these are actually biblical terminology. …

Entropy – Why God, the Universe, and Pain Exist

en·tro·py [ˈentrəpē] NOUN entropies (plural noun) physics a thermodynamic quantity representing the unavailability of a system’s thermal energy for conversion into mechanical work, often interpreted as the degree of disorder or randomness in the system. lack of order or predictability; gradual decline into disorder Entropy is a law of thermodynamics.  I am not a physicist,…

Where is our Faith?

Where is your faith? I spend a great deal of time looking for Jesus.  I look for Jesus through the annals of history – I seek to find Him at work not only in the bible, but throughout time.  Jesus is alive  today, and He sits enthroned in the heavens, actively presiding over His church.…

Re-Defining ‘Church’ (pt. 3) ‘Church Governments’

1 Corinthians 12:28 And God hath set some in the church, first paid-staff, secondarily worship leaders, thirdly technical crew, after that class teachers, then administrative counselors, helps, governments, children workers. Of course the above is a major-misquote, but you’d almost think that the way church organizations in our day are run that the above verse must…

Re-Defining Church (pt.2) Relationship

Relationship.  Am I right? What is the church to begin with… you know, as defined in scripture?  It is 1) the body of Jesus (1 Cor. 12:12).  Interesting… the body of Christ.  The church derives its identity through – and only through – its relationship with Christ.  Being of His body identifies us with Him.  Christianity, itself,…

Prove all things; hold fast that which is good.

Before continuing my topic (Re-Defining ‘Church’), I think I should give some further clarity to my church background affiliations (somewhat for personal reasons) in my attempt to offend no one.  I realize that I sometimes pick on certain groups, generally this is because I have some degree of background experience with these groups, however, and am not…