Your Pastorship

The Bible likens the Church of Jesus Christ to an assembly, a body, a family, a kingdom and an army. Why so many metaphors? How can the Church of Christ be like five different things--at the same time??? In 2nd Corinthians 12:28 Paul gives the impression that there's a "pecking order" in the idea … Continue reading Your Pastorship

The Last Consumer

Descended from the Latin tongue, the word "consumer" by the 15th century had come to have a negative inference for "one who squanders or wastes" (Online Etymology Dictionary). By the 1700s the more modern definition--one who buys and/or uses goods, articles and services (as opposed to one who produces and/or sells them)--had caught on. In … Continue reading The Last Consumer