Pastors and Changing Sexual Norms in Houston, Texas

This week news hit the web that Mayor Annise Parker and the City of Houston (my town) issued subpoenas to several pastors in Houston requiring submission of, “all speeches, presentations, or sermons related to HERO (Houston’s Equal Rights Ordinance), the petition, Mayor Annise Parker, homosexuality, or gender identity, prepared by, delivered by, revised by, or … Continue reading Pastors and Changing Sexual Norms in Houston, Texas

Who is the Gospel for… and how do our biases play?

Who is the Gospel for? Most believers will answer, "Everyone!" But, do we really believe that? In my part of the world we have a tendency to withhold the Gospel, so to speak, because of our biases. Sometimes we have biases for legitimate reasons. Those biases must not become obstacles for the good news that … Continue reading Who is the Gospel for… and how do our biases play?

Top 10 Lies Satan Tells Believers… and we unfortunately believe.

1. God doesn’t really love you.Know therefore that the Lord your God is God, the faithful God who keeps covenant and steadfast love with those who love him and keep his commandments, to a thousand generations (Deut. 7:9)For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should … Continue reading Top 10 Lies Satan Tells Believers… and we unfortunately believe.