Pastors' Blog

How Does the Bible Define Love?

Like any human emotion, love is a challenge to define. Merriam Webster’s dictionary offers the following definitions that describe love from an objective or emotion-neutral point of view. “A strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties as in the motherly love for a child.” Or, an “attraction based on sexual desire…

On Christian Virtue Part 16

Persecuted for all the Right Reasons.  Part Three. In the last post, I wrote that living a life in accordance with biblical principles; living righteously, even when done quietly will result in persecution by those in the world opposed to God and Christ.  There are two humanities, those who are against God and those who…

On Christian Virtue Part 15

Persecuted for all the Right Reasons.  Part Two. Last week in part one of “Persecuted for all the Right Reasons” we found that the consequences of unrighteous decisions by a Christian cannot be properly called persecution.  When our actions harm others or ourselves and result in suffering, that’s not persecution.  That’s called the God ordained…