For Christ did not send me to baptize but to preach the gospel, and not with words of eloquent wisdom, lest the cross of Christ be emptied of its power.
1 CORINTHIANS 1:17
Paul's words are utterly simple and undeniably profound. This wise apostle was saying, "I don't care about polished style:' Please notice with me that Paul was not shrinking the importance of Christian baptism. What he was doing was elevating the cross of Jesus Christ. He was attempting to shock the Corinthians, and perhaps us, into seeing the folly of eloquent speech that is divorced from Jesus dying on the cross.
Confronting the Evil
“Hundreds of our fellow citizens are now mourning the sudden loss of a loved one, a parent, a child, a brother or sister.
We cannot fathom their pain, we cannot imagine their loss. To the families of the victims, we are praying for you and we are here for you…In moments of tragedy and horror, America comes together as one, and it always has. May God bless the souls of the lives that are lost, may God give us the grace of healing and may God provide the grieving families with strength to carry on.”
What can a Christian do about the evil that is infesting our society?
The Role of Women in the Church. Lindsay Christian Church Position Paper
The goal of Lindsay Christian Church is to base our position on women’s role in the church – and all doctrinal matters – on our understanding of the Bible rather than popular opinion or contemporary culture. Therefore the elders of Lindsay Christian Church have determined that the role of elder, preacher and other roles that could be construed as holding spiritual authority over both men and women, should be filled by qualified spiritual men and are not open to women. Because our position is somewhat counter- cultural and can be controversial, we will seek below to explain our position in greater detail and articulate the reasons for these conclusions.
Avoiding the comparison trap
Comparison "is a game every one plays, but nobody ever wins.
If you are tired of playing the comparison game and struggling with contentment, then maybe it's time to maybe it’s time to make a few changes. The Bible 'has' a lot to say about' this topic. Here are. four practices that will move you toward a life of great contentment.
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