The Antichrist

When we hear “antichrist,” we usually think of the Revelation, End-Times, multi-headed beasts and other weird stuff. Yet, John mentions there are many antichrists: Dear children, this is the last hour; and as you have heard that the antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have come. This is how we know it is the last hour. … More The Antichrist

The Widow’s Mites

Jesus’ teaching about the widow who gave two pennies* into the Temple offering is one of the most beloved stories of Jesus. Who among us hasn’t had his or her heart stirred by a sermon about the sacrifice of the widow who gave all she had to the Temple? No church building campaign would be … More The Widow’s Mites

Complegalitarian

On the topic of “women in ministry,” we typically discuss two viewpoints: complementarian and egalitarian. Like a good Westerner, there are of course two options. Whenever I hear there are two options, it makes me nervous. I wonder if we are squeezing the topic into a western mold. Let me use a different example. In … More Complegalitarian

Thanksgiving

Dr. Bernie Cueto preached a great sermon this past Sunday on Thanksgiving. He reminded us that we should be thankful whether we feel it or not. Our Thanksgiving is based on the facts of what God has done and is doing in our lives, not on whether I happen to feel thankful at this moment. … More Thanksgiving