Redefining Christian ‘Ministry’: A Treatise for the Layman

What is ministry? A question I've pondered quite a bit since I first became a Christian in 2008. The Western Church's definition of ministry is essentially a vocational office held by a paid, educated professional. But what's the definition within the context of Scripture--especially that of the New Testament? Typically, when we hear the word ministry, we think... Continue Reading →

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How the Truth Sets Us Free

"Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free." (John 8:32 NIV) This is a common saying among many believers and non-believers alike. I've used it many times. Though, to be honest, I just thought it sounded good...and spiritual. You know, Jesus said it, so it must mean something. But I... Continue Reading →

What I’ve Learned in Organic Church: The Difference Between Brotherhood and Buddyhood (this includes Sisterhood)

This is the first part of the mult-blog series titled, What I've Learned in Organic Church. To read the introduction to this series, CLICK HERE. Brotherhood and Buddyhood: There is a Difference In the Organic expression of the church, we share many things with each other. We share our homes, our personalities, our strengths, our... Continue Reading →

Why are We to Bear Fruit? The Answer May Surprise You

We've all heard the verse where Jesus describes a good tree bearing good fruit. And we've all heard countless preachers, books, blog posts, and general conversations where the topic was this of bearing fruit. It seems many Christians today are consumed by the alleged need to bear fruit. In fact, there are also many who have... Continue Reading →

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