Titus 1 & 1 Timothy 3: Six Things the Bible doesn’t say

Here are the two most often quoted passages from the New Testament about the qualifications of a pastor. Titus 1:5-9 [Brackets, mine] The reason I [Paul] left you [Titus] in Crete was that you might put in order what was left unfinished and appoint elders [some translations use the word leader] in every town, as…… Continue reading Titus 1 & 1 Timothy 3: Six Things the Bible doesn’t say

Megachurches canceling services today?

Last night my friend Gavin Richardson posted an interesting quandary on Twitter. To paraphrase, “Why is it that in some parts of the world people die trying to go to church while here in the states megachurches are canceling services because they did a big service Christmas eve?” Here was my response, “Easy. It’s a…… Continue reading Megachurches canceling services today?

Myth: God opens and closes doors

I’ve heard this phrase to the point where I think people actually believe this is somehow a biblical concept. God has opened the door for me to ____. I was pursuing something I really felt called to, but God closed the door. That’s not in the Bible folks. It is a non-biblical, non-Christian philosophy called…… Continue reading Myth: God opens and closes doors