I had been a chaplain in the Army for only about a week when I was told that I needed to inform a soldier that a close family member had died. I was at Ft. Bragg, NC and the soldier was with his unit out in the woods. I had a driver take me in
Philippians 4:6-7 are well-known verses to many Evangelicals. These verses however, are almost always quoted in isolation, without considering the context. When the context is considered, a completely different view of these verses comes into focus. Paul instructs the believers at Philippi not to be anxious for anything. Instead of being anxious, they should pray.
In the United States, we have a phrase that is used a lot, especially in the South. It’s common to hear a southerner say, “Bless your heart.” On the surface, the phrase seems pretty straightforward. If taken at face value, it means that the person wishes to bless you. However, the phrase has more than
In Mark 4:3, Jesus begins the Parable of the Four Soils: “Listen! Behold a sower went out to sow.” Anyone exposed to Free Grace teaching in regards to this parable understands how misunderstood it is by many within Christendom. While everyone agrees that the first soil represents unbelievers, most think that the second and third