By Ken Blue The American Heritage Dictionary gives the following definition of the word principle. I have also added a list of synonyms. 1. A basic truth, law, or assumption. 2. A rule or standard, especially of good behavior. b. The collectivity of moral or ethical standards or judgments. 3. A fixed or predetermined […]
INTERPRETATION VS APPLICATION “… nor handling the word of God deceitfully…” 2 Corinthians 4:2. Interpretation is the explanation of exactly what the text meant when it was written. It must include the historical, doctrinal, dispensational and prophetical meaning of the text. One cannot be loose and opinionated when seeking the true interpretation of a passage. […]
WHY THE WOMEN IN MY CHURCH DON’T WEAR PANTS The following are five of the most absurd reasons that I have heard during my ministry: MOST OF MY PASTOR FRIENDS HAVE THIS STANDARD, AND I DON’T WANT TO LOSE THEIR FRIENDSHIP. I NEEDED A BIBLE VERSE TO JUSTIFY THIS STANDARD, SO I PULLED ONE OUT […]
COLOR BLIND OR GREY AREA? By Ken Blue “Most color vision problems are inherited. People usually have three types of cone cells in the eye. Each type senses either red, green, or blue light. You see color when your cone cells sense different amounts of these three basic colors. Inherited color blindness happens when you […]
Every church has policies and procedures. However, in most cases they are not written. They are assumed without giving much thought to them.