The Choice Of Humility, How To Make It, And The Benefits of Making It

I saw a quote from Charles Spurgeon the other day that was posted by some reformed social media account. What follows is a summary. “If someone speaks ill of you don’t be upset. You are far worse than he has said.” This morning in my reading in the Imitation of Christ I read Thomas a’ Kempis’ … More The Choice Of Humility, How To Make It, And The Benefits of Making It

Discipleship and Christian Discipline Part 1

Part 1 “Introduction to the Creation Mandates” Christianity has several words that begin with the prefix, “re”. Regeneration and Redemption being two of the more important ones. Regeneration etymologically means basically “to bring life again.” Redemption of course, thinking back (if you are old enough) to the time when grocery stores used to “purchase back” … More Discipleship and Christian Discipline Part 1

Why The Name Solomon’s Porch Christian Community

Why the name Solomon’s Porch? Solomon’s Porch is the first place named where the apostles and new disciples gathered together for worship early in the Book of Acts. Now many signs and wonders were regularly done among the people by the hands of the apostles. And they were all together in Solomon’s Portico (or Porch). (Acts … More Why The Name Solomon’s Porch Christian Community

Advent of Love

Reading for the Week of December 21, 2014 Advent Theme: Love Sunday              December 21        Luke 1:26-38 Monday             December 22        Luke 1:39-56 Tuesday             December 23        Luke 1:57-80 Wednesday        December 24        Matthew 1:18-25 Thursday           December 25        John 1:1-18 … More Advent of Love

The Advent of Peace

Devotional Thought from Ezekiel 34:11-31 Peace can be an illusive thing in this life. Conflict seems to be inscribed on our DNA. In fact, the Bible says that it is.     What causes quarrels and what causes fights among you? “Is it not this, that your passions are at war within you?(James 4:1)” Our sin … More The Advent of Peace