Daily Bread

Christ’s Lordship and our Relationship

We have all heard the cliche “It’s not a religion, it’s a relationship”, even pastors talk about having a “personal relationship with Jesus” as some means to invite people to Christ. That’s not all, it has become such a wonderful phrase that it has also leaked into the pews. But is it biblical?

Church’s don’t make ministries, they support them.

When we look at the early church in Acts 6 and find the Hellenists were frustrated because some of their widows were neglected in the daily distribution of the food (Acts 6:1). This shows us that such a ministry already existed among the church body. However, what was lacking was the manpower to successfully accomplish the task and reach the rest of the community.

One Cursed, another Redeemed – How emotional response is not always a sign of repentance

Often in the church, we see people having some sort of emotional response of tears. From my experience, most of the time this is triggered by a song that was just sung, though in some cases it may even be the sermon that was delivered if by any chance it was a convicting message that …

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