Moralistic Preaching – Left Wanting

Moralistic Preaching leaves listeners in a place of immaturity. Before getting much further, let me define ‘moralistic preaching’ and lay out some qualifications as well. Moralistic Preaching is preaching that regularly focuses on telling listeners what to do and what not to do. It is not so much the picture of a shepherd with staff in hand […]

Are Your Beliefs Solid? A Challenge.

Since Seminary is over, I decided to write down which areas of learning I want to continue to advance in. One of those areas is logic and philosophy. Therefore, I have a plan to study logic, along with about four other subjects about 15 minutes a day each. If more, then great! Yet, this helps […]

Turning the Tide…Sort of

There are many Christian voices clamoring for how to “turn back” the nation to Christian values. I am not usually impressed with the mainstream response of how. It usually involves “going back” to the “good old days” and has a lot of “do” and “don’t” along with it. It also includes throwing stones at the […]

Living Water – Vision Pt. 1

Over the last few months the Elders and I have journeyed together through the book “Grace to Lead.” The book is especially good for thinking broadly about what it means to be a Christian, a Church, or a ministry. My hope was that the book would set our sites in the right direction as we think about Living […]

National Day of Prayer with Bruce Fischer

A couple weeks ago was the National Day of Prayer. This nationally organized event gets Christians together in each State for a time of shorts speeches and focused prayer on the areas of influence in our society. One of the areas of influence is the Military. Living Water Church’s own Bruce Fischer got an opportunity […]