Worship is warfare. Many Evangelical Christians have a very truncated understanding of worship. When asked to define it, they respond, "It's singing," or "It's praising God." Worship, from a biblical perspective, is far more than merely...Show More Summary
Do you know how many times the word "Eagle" or "Eagles" are used in the Bible? I like Eagles, so I went and found out the answer. Click this blog post to find out the answer. #Eagle The post “Eagle” in the Bible appeared first on Courageous Christian Father. ©2004-2017 by Steve Patterson of Courageous Christian Father.
This is part two of two articles on the general subject of reading and language, especially as it relates to the closing of bookstores in the wider market, and Christian bookstores in particular. Click here for part one. Times are a lot tougher than in the past. Millennials struggle to find jobs and wealth creation […]
Religious Freedom Day what is it? Or is it Freedom from Religion? Question is, We were commanded to share Christ with others? The post Religious Freedom Day appeared first on Courageous Christian Father. ©2004-2017 by Steve Patterson of Courageous Christian Father.
www.Facebook.com/EdStetzer I love technology. At any given time, I always have access to my cell or my laptop. All of the cool features help keep me to stay organized and allow me to do more and do it well. But if I’m honest, one ofShow More Summary
“We really need to catch up with the times!” Maybe you’ve found yourself saying this when it comes to bringing your worship and production ministries into the 21st century. In a world where gadgets and gizmos are becoming such an integrated...Show More Summary
God doesn’t love countries. He loves people. Many Evangelicals voted for Donald Trump on November 8th, and he is now our President-elect. Last October and November, I ran numerous articles about Trump and the other candidates. As I posted...Show More Summary
If you couldn't lie - How different do you think you would be or live if you could not tell a single lie. You always told the truth! #5TruthorDare The post If you couldn’t lie what would you do differently? appeared first on Courageous Christian Father. ©2004-2017 by Steve Patterson of Courageous Christian Father.
Yesterday I provided a kind of soft intro to the topic I want to look at today which bears on larger issues than just why bookstores are struggling. There are some widely circulating statistics suggesting that in North America, western Europe and perhaps Australia/New Zealand as well, for the first time ever we’re seeing a […]
The founder of Be the Bridge reveals her vision for solving America's race problem. For years, Latasha Morrison attended a predominantly African American church in Atlanta that intersected with both black and white communities, including those affiliated with Rick Warren and John Maxwell. Show More Summary
Only a small handful of you would know that I also write a blog specifically for Christian bookstore owners and managers in Canada. This past week we’ve heard from a few about how their year ended, and the common theme seems to be that the bottom fell out of the month of December. One store […]
The Calendar Changes God Never Does - Cheerful Hope Baptist Church Sign from Delco, North Carolina. A great reminder to us God never changes. The post The Calendar Changes God Never Does – Cheerful Hope Baptist Church Sign appeared first on Courageous Christian Father. ©2004-2017 by Steve Patterson of Courageous Christian Father.
Maybe it’s because of the pending release of a certain movie which will go unmentioned which is based on a certain book which was so very controversial in 2007 when it released; but I keep thinking that some of us Christians are very narrow when it comes to embracing different art or literary forms… …Just […]
Turning Up the Volume - There are times we need to turn up the volume too. Speaking the Word of God Boldly!This post is turning up the volume. I am not talking about turning up the volume of the World, but boldly speaking the Word of God against the opposition. Show More Summary
ACA repeal/replace has a lot of implications. It seems that President-elect Trump is moving full force against a repeal of the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), tweeting out that “The ‘Unaffordable’ Care Act will soon be history!” Admittedly,...Show More Summary
A Christian worldview embraces two things: the Great Commandment and the Great Commission In Part 1, I talked about why we are at a time when we need to step back and assess how we view the world and the lens we apply to all that we see and do. Show More Summary
New law requiring resignation after age 70 or 20 years in pulpit would affect 90 percent of evangelical pastors. The surprise resignation of Nigeria’s highest-profile pastor has exacerbated a debate among West African Christians on the...Show More Summary