Posts tagged “Government”
Celebrate your dependence
For people reading this in the United States, today is Independence Day. Americans love to celebrate the day the Continental Congress declared we were…
Stop looking for a savior
Elon Musk just bought Twitter. Some are decrying this development because they don’t like a billionaire having so much control over this app. Others…
What Is Love? I’m Supposed to Love “Those” People?
We live in a world of us vs. them, a culture of our people against their people. Such divisions are often the line where love stops, even among those who confess Jesus as their Lord and Savior. And that’s dangerous. Instead, Pastor Mike challenges, what would it look like if we listened to Jesus, crossed the line, and imitated the love God shows?
Whose Truth Do I Trust? Their Truth?
Think of the top two to three voices that get your attention the most: the cable news networks, talk radio shows, podcasts, friends, family members, pastors, teachers. Now, Pastor Mike challenges, are these voices sources of truth you can trust? How do you know? Pastor Mike looks to the Bible to help us answer if we can trust their truth.
A different government?
How many governmental promises have been uttered in the U.S. since the beginning of our democracy? How many of these promises have you or…
A perspective on problems
Life is full of problems. It seems for every one issue that gets resolved there are two more frustrating dilemmas that pop up. The…
Abortion: What Does God Say? Abortion and the Government
What guidance does God give us on how to deal with government and the moral dilemma over issues such as abortion? Pastor Mike talks about the relationship between church and government, how issues such as abortion fit into the mix, and what we can learn from the New Testament Christians.
Should we be optimistic or pessimistic about humanity?
People are really frustrated with each other right now. There’s no shortage of issues on political, cultural, and personal life levels that can leave…
Love your country
It might be my imagination, but it sure seems to me that our country is getting more polarized every year. Politically, of course—election seasons…
How Do We Approach the Political Divide of Our Country?
2020 was a very political year that divided the country and families. How does Jesus want us to approach this issue of division, and how would Jesus handle it? This week, Pastor Mike answers tough questions from from viewers like you.
Patience With Politics
Politics and patience don’t often go together. But Pastor Jon says that when talking politics, you can do these three things to grow your patience.
Before You Vote
With the election looming next week, we brought back this series from Pastor Jared that looks at how we should approach voting. Though this series first ran right before the 2018 midterm elections, God’s Word is timeless as we look to him for guidance.