Posts Tagged ‘Psychology’
Market Driven or Manna Fed?
Is it more than a coincidence that the early 21st century’s economic bust also marked an exponential rise in market driven methodology within the church? As donations began to dry up throughout the non-profit world, market driven philosophies were primed to take center stage. Most ministries took a huge financial hit during that time, perhaps…Read More
Encouraging Imagination or Fostering Deceit?
Proverbs 14:25 – “A true witness delivereth souls: but a deceitful witness speaketh lies.” God’s Word has a lot to say about lies; not the least of which is how He deals with them and where those who spread them are destined to spend eternity (Revelation 21:8). I don’t believe it’s necessary to delve into why God is so harsh in…Read More
Growing & Going Q & A: Is it Ever Okay for a Christian to be Jealous?
Like all questions regarding our conduct as believers, we must realize the answers can only be found as we biblically and humbly examine God Himself by wholeheartedly searching His Word. And the answers that are brought to light should always diminish self and grow our understanding of our precious Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Although the…Read More
The World Tries To Define Good
“Woe unto them that draw iniquity with cords of vanity, and sin as it were with a cart rope: That say, Let him make speed, and hasten his work, that we may see it: and let the counsel of the Holy One of Israel draw nigh and come, that we may know it! Woe unto…Read More
Abounding… with Thanksgiving
If there ever was an attribute which remains reprehensible regardless of its modern day adornment, it would be that of ungratefulness. There is something quite disheartening in watching someone receive a gift with a heart absent of real gratitude. Although many areas of selfishness/self-centeredness, mostly due to marketing and manipulation, have successfully won over the hearts and…Read More
The Truth Will Set You Free
Whether in a novel, a crime show, or while at work, we have all heard this phrase borrowed by the world time and time again. However, as they understandably do so often, those who use it strip the phrase from of its actual and powerful meaning. Sadly, many in the church have heard it said so…Read More
“MIRROR, MIRROR, ON THE WALL…” Most would readily recognize a queen talking to herself in a mirror about her own beauty as prideful and foolish. So why is it that so many have been duped by the popular psychological doctrine of self-esteem which in essence teaches the same prideful notions of self-adoration? Possibly part of…Read More