Saturday, May 27, 2023

Twitter's War on Christianity

There is a war raging on twitter against Christians.  

It is becoming more venomous each year.  We are exploring what is causing this and what the solution is.  

Show Notes:

It is important to have a biblical worldview (Colossians 3:2-10) ;
Jesus commanded us to have a personal relationship with him (John 10:27) ;
True Christianity is about loving others and being humble (Matthew 5:3-4, Philippians 2:3) ;
We are accountable and must stand in awe of God’s truths (Psalms 33:8) ;
Christian nationalism blurs the line between faith and politics (Romans 13:1-7) ;
Political ideology should not replace true Biblical teachings (2 Corinthians 10:3-5) ;
We should promote justice and compassion (Matthew 25:31-40) ;
God desires unity in our faith, not division (John 17:20-23) ;
We should reject hate speech and false narratives (Ephesians 4:25-27) ;
We should represent Jesus accurately and share our own testimonies (Matthew 28:16-20) ;
The world should know that Christianity is not about hate and bigotry (1 John 4:8, 20-21);
We need to get back to the fundamentals of the faith (2 Timothy 3:15-17);
We need to become convicted of Jesus’ teachings (Matthew 5-7);
We need to reclaim our power that has been lost (1 Cor. 2:5);
We need to actively engage people with the gospel in public (Romans 10:14);
We need to enlist the help of the Holy Spirit ( Acts 2:1-4);
We need to spend time with Jesus so that we can be filled with the Spirit (Luke 11:13);
We need to stop walking in the wisdom of man and start demonstrating the power of the Holy Spirit (1 Corinthians 4:20);
We need to be willing to take up our cross and be a light to the world (Matthew 16:24);
We need to start proclaiming the good news to those that have yet to hear it (Acts 13:1-3);
We need to march into our communities and proclaim the name of Jesus (2 Chronicles 7:14);
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Wednesday, May 10, 2023

The Benefits of Outdoor Ministry

Outdoor ministry is a great way

 to connect with God and others, and make a difference in your community. It can be as simple as going for a walk around your neighborhood and praying, or as involved as leading a community cleanup project.

No matter how you choose to do it, outdoor ministry can be a rewarding experience. 

Here are a few reasons why you should consider getting involved:

It's a great way to connect with God. When you're out in your community, it's easy to see God's work in the world. The people you meet, the places you go, and the things you see can all point you to God's love and grace (Isaiah 40:28-31).

It's a great way to connect with others. Outdoor ministry can be a great way to meet new people and build relationships. When you're out in your community, you're all on the same level and there's no pressure to be anything other than yourself (Galatians 6:2).

It's a great way to make a difference in the world. Outdoor ministry can be a great way to serve others and make your community a better place. You can volunteer your time to help clean up a park, plant trees, or help to feed the hungry (Matthew 25:31-46).

If you're looking for a way to connect with God, others, and your community, then outdoor ministry is a great option. It's a fun, rewarding, and meaningful way to spend your time.

Here are some ideas for how to get involved in outdoor ministry:

Go for a walk around your neighborhood and pray. This is a simple way to connect with God and see the beauty of your community and meet your neighbors (Psalm 19:1-4).  I actually started a bible study group this way.  

Volunteer for a community service project. There are many organizations that are always looking for volunteers to help make a difference (1 Corinthians 12:12-27).

Grill some hot dogs and hamburgers!   This is a fun way to get to know your neighbors and build community (1 John 3:18).

These are just a few ideas to get you started. There are many other ways to get involved in outdoor ministry. The most important thing is to find something that you are passionate about and that you can commit to.

No matter how you choose to get involved in outdoor ministry, you're sure to have a rewarding experience. So get out there and explore your community!

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Discover Your Purpose Through Dreams and Revelations

How to Honor Your Dreams and Revelations

God speaks to us in many ways

...including through dreams and revelations. When we honor these messages, we open ourselves up to a deeper relationship with Him.

One way to honor your dreams and revelations is to keep a journal. This will help you remember them and track any patterns or themes that emerge. You can also use your journal to reflect on what the dreams and revelations might mean for your life.

Another way to honor your dreams and revelations is to share them with others. This can be a trusted friend, family member, or spiritual mentor. Sharing your dreams and revelations can help you to understand them better and to receive guidance from others.

Finally, it is important to act on your dreams and revelations. This doesn't mean that you have to do everything that you dream about, but it does mean that you should take some steps to move in the direction that God is leading you.

Here are some additional tips for honoring your dreams and revelations:

  • Pray about your dreams and ask God for guidance in understanding them. (Psalm 119:105)
  • Read the Bible prayerfully to gain insights into the meaning of your dreams. (Proverbs 2:6)
  • Talk to mentors about your dreams and get their perspectives. (Proverbs 15:22)
  • Keep a dream journal.
    • Genesis 40:5-20 - Joseph interprets Pharaoh's dreams.
    • Daniel 2:1-49 - Daniel interprets Nebuchadnezzar's dream.
  • Pay attention to the symbols and images in your dreams.
    • Genesis 28:10-17 - Jacob has a dream about a ladder to heaven.
    • Daniel 7:1-28 - Daniel has a dream about four beasts.
  • Consider the context of your dream.
    • Genesis 37:5-11 - Joseph has a dream about his brothers bowing down to him.
    • Matthew 1:18-25 - Joseph has a dream about Mary being pregnant with Jesus.

Remember, honoring your dreams and revelations is a journey. It takes time, patience, and faith. But it is a journey that is well worth taking.