Pastor Orr, You are cleared for final approach to the stage.

By Paradoxical | February 10, 2019

Pastor Orr, You are cleared for final approach to the stage. I guess if your church took the time to install a theatrical lift in the sanctuary you might as well use it as much as possible. Or perhaps it’s best not to install one at all. Pastor Orr is illustrating the second coming of Jesus Christ and the rapture of the church. Here are my thoughts.

“A Christian should be adventurous, tremendously interested in life, on the race course running for that prize which is Jesus Christ.”

By Paradoxical | February 8, 2019

“A Christian should be adventurous, tremendously interested in life, on the race course running for that prize which is Jesus Christ.” That’s what our teacher, Dr. J. Vernon McGee, says in response to King Solomon’s experiments with fatalism and egotism in Ecclesiastes chapters 3 and 4. Hop aboard the Bible Bus as we hear more about of the foolishness of the supposedly wise king.

Fame, fortune, an unending list of friends

By Paradoxical | February 7, 2019

Fame, fortune, an unending list of friends. If you could have everything that you ever wanted, would you be happy? That’s the question we explore in Ecclesiastes, chapters 2 and 3. Join us for the continuing saga of King Solomon’s quest for satisfaction apart from God.

King Solomon’s search for satisfaction

By Paradoxical | February 6, 2019

King Solomon’s search for satisfaction continues in our study of Ecclesiastes 1 and 2. Follow along as we see the wise king foolishly look to wisdom and pleasure to bring him the fulfillment that only a relationship with God can provide.

God’s Answers to Humanism

By Paradoxical | February 5, 2019

“God’s answer to humanism.” That’s how Dr. J. Vernon McGee describes the book of Ecclesiastes. Our continuing study of chapter 1 takes us through the laws of nature, where we learn that despite King Solomon’s wisdom, the only thing that truly matters is when we receive Jesus Christ as our Savior.

Is the Roman Catholic Church the first church that existed?

By Paradoxical | January 19, 2019

1) What is the significance of the number 40 in the Bible? 2) Does belonging to the “church” or “the body of Christ” mean being a member of a church? 3) Is the Roman Catholic Church the first church that existed? 4) Why does God command that someone is unclean for seven days after touching …

Is Celebrate Recovery a biblically sound program?

By Paradoxical | January 18, 2019
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Question: “Is Celebrate Recovery a biblically sound program?” Answer: Celebrate Recovery (CR) is a national, Christ-centered self-help program hosted by local churches to help people struggling with addiction or other life-controlling issues. The program began in Rick Warren’s Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California, and is now used in churches around the world. From their …