You Can Handle The Truth!

You Can Handle The Truth! Do you know what the awesome thing about truth is? It’s true! It holds up to scrutiny. When it’s challenged, it always resurfaces. Many people believe that the reason we believe the way we do is because we have been programmed to, whether it be externally or internally. The truth is, this may be true for many…

Biblical Perspective Of Slavery (ATP)

Biblical Perspective Of Slavery (ATP) What does the Bible actually say about slavery? This can be a very broad question so I’ll answer it based on what people generally claim the Bible says about slavery, that God is somehow ok with it. First of all, we must understand that people, especially those who try and discount our faith, tend to cherry pick…

Judgement Call, Ball or Strike? (ATP)

Judgement Call, Ball or Strike? (ATP) 1 Corinthians chapter 6 talks about taking each other to court and being judged by Christians. I have never heard this before, about that we would all be judged by Christians. Can you explain? 1 Corinthians 6:1-8 (NKJV) Dare any of you, having a matter against another, go to law before the unrighteous, and not before…

The Blessings of Christian Marriage ATP)

The Blessings of Christian Marriage ATP) What blessing does the Bible speak of in marriage and what parts of your life can truly be hindered from God moving in them without marriage? In our society today, marriage isn’t always looked at as favorable or necessary. I speak with young people all the time who have made plans to live with their boyfriend…

Emotions Aren’t Us (ATP)

Emotions Aren’t Us (ATP) What are your favorite scriptures to meditate on for reminding yourself that you are not your feelings? We hear these things all the time in church, from our pastors, listening to Christian radio, etc. We know “we are not our feelings” but how do we live in such a way that our feelings don’t dictate our direction or…

Heard It Through The Grapevine (ATP)

Heard It Through The Grapevine (ATP) When is it gossip? When is it just talking about someone? Can we never discuss with anyone, even with our spouse, if it’s not positive? 2 Peter 2:12 But these, like natural brute beasts made to be caught and destroyed, speak evil of the things they do not understand, and will utterly perish in their own…

Failed Parenting? (ATP)

Faith Fix: Failed Parenting? (ATP) What scriptures if any are there to look at when you feel you are failing or have already failed as a parent to one of your children? Although, I don’t believe the Bible speaks to this specifically, there are some important passages that speak about raising children.  Proverbs 22:6 Train up a child in the way he…

The Whole Truth And Nothing But (ATP)

The Whole Truth And Nothing But (ATP) How do I respond when someone insists that, aside from pointing to Jesus, the Old Testament is obsolete? 2 Timothy 3:16-17 (NKJV) All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every…

The Heart Of Peace (ATP)

The Heart Of Peace (ATP) In a recent sermon, Pastor Jeff touched on letting it go when people are mean to you. I’m struggling with this, not the idea, but how to do it. I have people in my life who regularly do or say very hurtful things… some are even Christians. I cannot confront them because no matter how lovingly I…

The End Is Not Yet (ATP)

The End Is Not Yet (ATP) Revelation 13:16-17 talks about a “mark” of the beast in the end of days. Could it be possible that the vaccine is the mark? Revelation 13:16-18 (NKJV) He causes all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on their right hand or on their foreheads, and that no one…