Feb 02

Cell Ministry

I have felt for some time that the cell / house church ministry was one of the most powerful means of outreach today! Although I have not accomplished much with it, I am still excited about its potential. A few … Continue reading

Oct 25

Fishing

Any fishermen here? Bryan Strickland on his blog, “Louisiana Bishop” offered the following guide for fishermen with excuses for not catching fish. (An analogy to “fishers of men.”) I can especially identify with the one about fishing “where God has … Continue reading

Oct 20

Christians in Politics

It is a wonderful thing when our public officials are not ashamed to give their Christian Testimony! Bobby Jindal was elected Governor of the State of Louisiana a few months ago and has been such a success that he has … Continue reading

Sep 30

Almost Altogether

The title describes me on some of my better days! The rest of the time, I just can’t seem to “get it together.” But this was the title of Bishop Warren Heck’s message at Agape’ Fellowship on the 28th of … Continue reading

Aug 24

Choose Nobility

The BBC sitcom “Keeping Up Appearances” is one of my favorites. Hyacinth Bucket (pronounced bouquet) wanted to be something that she was not. Many people today want to be more than they really are – but are unwilling to pay the price to accomplish their desires.
On the other hand, the people in Berea (Acts 17) were NOT “nobility” by birth but they chose to develop characteristics that the Bible described as “noble character.” Continue reading

Aug 21

What Am I Supposed To Do?

(Last update: August 21, 2008) There have been many times that I have been so frustrated by the events in my life that I just threw up my hands and asked, “What am I supposed to do?” When our circumstances … Continue reading

Mar 31

How to go to church

The title sounds silly to us Christians. However, as a protestant, I have been more than a little confused at what I am supposed to do when I attend a Catholic wedding mass, or similar service. And, have you ever … Continue reading

Mar 12

How to Talk to Sinners

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Style & Technique

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Style & TechniqueI recently saw a church sign that said, “Sinners welcome!” I like that! Is it true in your church? Too often, the church becomes a social club – … Continue reading

Feb 24

What do you need?

There is often a confusion between “needs” and “wants.” But if we assume that we have that question solved, what is it that we really NEED? Paul addressed that issue to the church at Corinth in 2 Corinthians 6:1-2 where … Continue reading

Feb 20

When I Get Home

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Values & Vision

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Values & VisionOn Sunday (Feb 17, 08) we celebrated the 8 year anniversary of the Agape’ Fellowship Church. We styled the celebration in line with our primary mission & 2008 … Continue reading