The New Normal #11

“Cancel Culture” is a term used to describe the recent trend that has emerged in American life that has been very harmful to some people. Not only is cancel culture wrong and against values that most Americans hold closely to their hearts, but cancel culture is not something new. Secular

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The New Normal #10

“Race Relations In Jesus’ Day” Luke 10:25-37 Race relations are a huge issue in America, in fact, they always have been an issue in America from its inception. Since the tragic death of George Floyd race relations, along with covid-19, have risen to the top of the list of challenges

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The New Normal #9

“Social Justice in the Ministry of the Church” 2 Corinthians 5:14-21 Last week we took a look at the role social justice played in the life of Jesus and concluded that it occupied a crucial place in his ministry. Should social justice also occupy a crucial role in the contemporary

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The New Normal #8

“Social Justice in the Ministry of Jesus” Luke 4:14-21 Social justice is a term we hear frequently these days. In personal conversations, on the news, in talk shows, in newspapers, and now we are hearing a great deal about social justice from pulpits across America. There is no universally agreed

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The New Normal #7

“Restraining Evil” Things in America seem to be out of control. There has been vandalism, violence, destruction of public and private property. There is a cry for justice in the cities of our country that has led to protesting over the tragic death of George Floyd. Some of our national

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The New Normal #6

One of the catch phrases we are hearing in today’s cultural revolution is “social justice.” What exactly is social justice? Is social justice a political term, or is it anchored in the Bible? Was social justice included in the law that God imparted to the Israelites? Should today’s Christian speak

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The New Normal #5

We are living in turbulent times facing many issues that need to be resolved. Many people are saying that our country is in the midst of a cultural revolutions. We are going through a period of change and what it will look like down the road, nobody knows. The new

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The New Normal #4

The Israelites continue their trek in the desert to Mount Sinai. This is a critical time in their journey because it is at Sinai that God will reveal himself to the people and renew the covenant with them. Moses will teach the people how to prepare themselves to worship God

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The New Normal #3

Moses was a man who carried many burdens on his shoulders. As he led God’s people through the desert he had to deal with constant complaining of the people against him and God. They assaulted his character and made life miserable for him. He had to be available to settle

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The New Normal #2

The Israelites continued their trek in the desert as God led them from one place to another. They had obvious concerns such as where the food and water would come from. God was well aware of their needs as they were searching for their new normal and set up an

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