Have you ever found yourself losing control over your temper and completely blowing your Christian witness in the face of friends and family? If you're like me in any way, when those embarrassing moments take place the shame and regret of making a complete fool of yourself are sometimes overwhelming. In those moments, the inner … Continue reading Anger Managment-101
There is a phrase that is popular in many circles of evangelicalism that is extremely unbiblical and downright heretical. I remember being confused the first time I was corrected by a friend, who after hearing me acknowledge that I had a headache said, “Edwin, don’t speak it into existence.” I was in … Continue reading Is “Speaking things into existence” biblical?
Have you ever enjoyed the thought of doing something but were not equally excited about the process of doing what you love? There are at least a handful of thoughts that I enjoy but the process not so much. For example, I love the thought of me being physically fit but the process of getting … Continue reading Writers, keep writing.
On more than several occasions, I have been asked to share my thoughts on women Pastors. The question is normally presented to me in a straight forward manner and goes something like this, “Edwin, is it biblical for women to be Pastors of a church?” In a straightforward response, I always say, “No, the … Continue reading Biblical or Not: Women Pastors
If it were possible for the Christian to lose his salvation it would happen every day. Our failure to perfectly obey God would kill us were it not for the gospel, and yet this unending love found in Christ does not lead the child of God into an unending and relentless pursuit of sin. The … Continue reading Kept by God
To say that this has been a season of up’s and down’s for my family would be an understatement. The past five months have literally felt like five years. From steeping down as the Sr. Pastor at a church filled with people who I genuinely love; to moving into a one bed room apartment; in … Continue reading Holding on to a promise: “I will never leave you.”
Every Christian has been called to make disciples of all the nations. This great commission was first entrusted by Jesus to his disciples at the end of his earthly ministry, and passed down to every believer since. These are our marching orders. Make disciples. If the kingdom of God is going to increase and God … Continue reading Making Disciples in our home
Now that the election has been decided and we know who our next president of the United States will be (Donald J. Trump) what should our attitude be looking forward toward the future? For many, fear and uncertainty mark their future. Others, because of who their president is feel a sense of excitement and hope … Continue reading Now What?
Will all christians endure to the end? If so, how will they? There are many people who would answer those two questions incorrectly or at least partially incorrect. I hope to assert the proper answers to both of those questions. Because God supernaturally saved us from our sin, we can have confidence that he will … Continue reading Will all christians endure to the end?
Let me be as clear as I can possibly can be. Diets do not work, and neither will yours. That being said, you may lose some weight as a result of your New Years Resolution, but that does not mean your diet worked. Let me explain, for most people, going on a diet means restricting … Continue reading Why your 2017 “diet plan” won’t work