God died to marry you

Seven years ago, I was introduced to this revolutionary idea that the bible was all about Jesus. This idea that the bible was all about Jesus rattled and unraveled me. It did. Now I cannot but see Jesus and his free grace in every story, event or person in the bible.

This has in many ways re-shaped my thinking, transformed my affections. When I interact with the Christian, I try to shed some new light on stories in the bible and help them see Jesus. With the non-Christian secular or religious person, I try to help them understand what the Christian faith is really all about.

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You are what you eat

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Dietitians and nutritionists have this common saying that goes like this, “You are what you eat”. Dr. Gillian McKeith wrote a very popular book titled, You are what you Eat. It became a bestseller and sold over 2 million copies. Apparently, it changed how we think today about food and nutrition.

It is very evident from the obesity spikes that our generation really exemplifies this truth. We are the most obese generation that has ever walked the face of the earth. At least that’s what the experts say. Now the health community has discovered a new disorder called orthorexia.

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“Church, let’s lift our hands in surrender”. Worship leader, here’s why that is not in view of the New Covenant.

 

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For many years as a worship leader I encouraged people during worship to lift their hands as a sign of surrender. During worship, I made it a priority to make sure that there will be a session where the whole church would lift up their hands. I actually loved the sight of it. Seeing lifted hands in worship is a sight to behold. It really is. I think the significance of that action is tremendous because we are doing it to our God.

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