One Scripture Two OutcomesOne person can read the scriptures and go out and kill someone for God and another person can read the same scriptures and go out and get killed for God.
"Words Matter!" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward From the fullness of the heart the mouth speaks. From the fullness of the words the body follows. Everyone knows this. Church leaders know this too. When you speak hate, discrimination, and exclusion, that is what will manifest around you. Because your people will make it so!
"The Water's Nice" cartoon by nakedpastor David Hayward GET THIS CARTOON PRINT You know the parable of the frog in the pot. At first, things seem fine. Nice. Warm. Cozy. But as the temperature gradually rises, so does the frog's immunity to the heat. He gets used to it. Until he eventually boils to death. Listen: Things ARE heating up. Things ARE getting worse. Some suggest we are nearing the point of no return. I realize it's not just an American problem, but a global one. There are terrible ideas and proponents of those ideas cropping up everywhere. Like the...