We see corrupt and unjust governments all around us. In our newsfeeds and our history books we see countless examples of human authorities that abuse their power – governments that are rife with corruption, injustice, and oppression. In light of all this, Romans 13:1 is troubling. It says, “Everyone must submit themselves to the governing authorities,… Continue reading Should Christians Submit to Corrupt Governments?
At my church we are continuing to move through our series in Ephesians, and this past Sunday I preached on Ephesians 5:8-21 (you can listen to it here). There’s one particular phrase in this passage that’s of particular interest for this post: be filled with the Spirit. Paul exhorts these new Christians to be filled with… Continue reading Are you “filled with the Spirit”?
Today I came across a blog post from an Egyptian man who is a Christian and has some involvement with the Bible Society over there. If you’ve been following the situation in Egypt at all in the last two years, you’ll know what a volatile place it is right now. This post was about two… Continue reading Pray for Egypt