“I can do all things…” Not Exactly!

This last Sunday Pastor Brett Baggett, of Ekklesia Muskogee, gave the last of two messages dedicated to Philippians 4:13 – “I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.” There is little doubt that the exposition given through this verse is one of the best I have ever heard; it was clear, concise and as if one of the puritans or reformers was heralding the Word! Continue reading “I can do all things…” Not Exactly!

Oh Please Hear Us Dear Pastor: An Open Letter From A Simple Man

What a year thus far, to say the least. What I find most heavy upon me is not the state of mankind, nor the politics of the day, nor even eschatological placement of our age, no, not these. The thing that weighs most heavy upon me is the constant ‘pole positioning’ of leaders / pastors in the professing church. Continue reading Oh Please Hear Us Dear Pastor: An Open Letter From A Simple Man

Persecution: It Takes The President – Be Ashamed!

I know what you may be thinking, you’re thinking, this guy is going to write another article supporting President Trump, well you’re wrong! This article really is not centered on Donald Trump, nor really even Christian persecution. Rather, my topic is centered on pastors, preachers, leaders in the professing church.[1] There is without a doubt, … Continue reading Persecution: It Takes The President – Be Ashamed!

So You Have a Reason To Complain That Jesus Didn’t?

Consider.

You might say, if anyone had reason to talk badly about the leaders of their nation, would it not be Daniel, the Apostle Paul, and most assuredly, Jesus? Yet, the Bible over and over clearly shows they did just the opposite.

Now we are not talking about the religious leaders, but the national leaders. Daniel was literally taken away captive into a foreign culture, made to learn their history, rules, ways of living; Paul was constantly standing before wicked rulers being beaten near unto death; Jesus suffered and died when He was absolutely innocent. Consider for a moment 1 Peter 2:21-25, 4:1-2, & Philippians 2:5-11. Continue reading “So You Have a Reason To Complain That Jesus Didn’t?”