February 22, 2021

‘Pandemic’ and Freedom

At one time, a pandemic was defined as an infectious disease that resulted in a certain percentage of excess deaths over and above normal annual averages. The definition was changed in connection with H1N1 to remove this threshold. Ten years ago, COVID-19 would not have qualified as a pandemic. In fact, not even close. Having engaged in an immense amount of research, interacting with both […]

February 11, 2021

What about using social media?

Are social media networks the next big mission field or an enormous waste of time? Should a Christian participate in social networking? The answer to these questions should be determined by whether we can honestly ask God to bless and use our actions for His own good purposes. “So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of […]

February 2, 2021

Is the church responsible to follow-up with visitors and is this Biblical?

First, let’s define the church. It’s not a building it’s a people. We are the temple and building of God as noted in Ephesians 2:19-22 and elsewhere. Therefore, “follow-up” is not a business exercise for people who visit a building. This is the HUGE detriment our 21st century church “model.” We must remember the church in the New Testament, flourished in homes and grew from there. Today, we think the […]