Right now is the time for the church to stop celebrating and justifying Christoper Columbus. This man, who proudly engaged in very evil and immoral behavior, has no place being celebrated by anyone who calls themselves a disciple of Jessus Christ. Using the foundational scripture given to use by Jesus, John 10:10, to distinguish between the works of darkness of the works of Christ, I discuss how conversations I had with Christians last year led me to make this strong appeal to Christians to stop celebrating Christopher Columbus.
A text I received on Memorial Day troubled my heart about an issue that is very familiar to me. What troubled me even further is how the media covered what happened over Memorial Day Weekend 2020, which is also very familiar, and what motivation is behind that coverage. This episode of the ReBranded Christianity podcast begins a series entitled, From the Heart. I am a speaking on current events and cultural issues that have been deeply within my heart for some time and putting them in a biblical context. This series will be therapeutic, enlightening, revelatory, and cross-corrective.
An evening walk led to an epiphany that I share in this episode of the Rebranded Christianity podcast. I believe this heart-to-heart episode will be both a reflective and springboard moment for you.
Anger over YouTube comments about the Civil Rights Movement led to an answered prayer that has changed my life. God placed these three words on my heart, "The Human Race." In this episode of the Rebranded Christianity podcast, I discuss this major moment, the Bible verse that confirms it, and how the Body of Christ must break free from cultural norms that promote racism to show the unity Jesus intended for us to exemplify.
We all need an occasionally escape from reality, but our culture has become addicted to escapism. But what happens when the tools we use to escape reality no longer satisfy the soul's desire for change - for something different? In this episode of the Rebranded Christianity podcast, I give you the tools to stop running from uncomfortable realities, turn to God, and experience breakthrough.
In the final segment of this three-part series, I examine true Christian discipleship and distinguish that from a Christianity that is more about the culture then it is about Jesus. I review how only the true disciples of Christ will stand as the Western World turns against Christianity, but those who Christianity is rooted in the culture are in danger of falling away from their faith.
In part two of this three part series, I discuss the damage that is being done to the Christian faith by those in the church community who promote the belief that America was founded as a Christian nation and that it needs to get back to its Christian roots. I examine the origin of this belief, its impact on society, and what should be the stance of the church community in an America that is currently growing more indifferent and hostile towards religion.
In part one of this three part series, I examine why, after being intertwined for centuries, a separation process started between the Western World and its religious culture. I distinguish religious culture from authentic Christianity. I also begin a discussion about how elements in the church community today unnecessarily keep division going between religion and the secular society.
In the final installment of this four part series, I discuss ways a person must disengage the culture of racism among white Christians.
It is time that the church divorce racism. In part three of this four part series, I discuss why racism in the Western church is one of the greatest tragedies in modern world history.