What is modest clothing?

Written by Schalk_and_Elsa | Setapartpeople Looking at today’s fashion, can we say that it is modest to dress the way we do? It is important that we also look at fashion and the way we dress from a scriptural viewpoint. How set apart are you if you are dressing the way the world dresses? There … Continue reading What is modest clothing?

Sex is Sacred

“You shall not commit adultery”. - Ex 20:14 NIV One Christian thinker, Richard Foster, claimed that there are three great problem areas for Christians. They are money, power and sex. They are problem areas for every human being, not only Christian believers. The seventh commandment puts it simply and clearly: you shall not commit adultery, … Continue reading Sex is Sacred

Spiritual Abuse

Matthew Winters (Honest Thoughts from a Pastor)

When most of us think of abuse, we think of domestic violence or abuse of a sexual, verbal, or physical nature. We think about husband who beat their wives, parents who hurt their children, or a random or planned act of violence in a public place. Most people would never think of it inside the church. In fact, I had people tell me in a committee meeting that they did not think the church I served at that time should do background checks on those who served in the nursery, children, or youth ministries because we were a small town and everyone knew each other. I told them that I served in a church very much like that, and a long-time pedophile was victimizing several in the church. The people stared at me, but I had proven my point. This man was an “upstanding” man in the area who had…

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Are there any biblical grounds for divorce, and if so, what are they?

A lot of the debate over divorce has to do with the way we interpret and handle Jesus’ teaching on the subject. In Matthew’s Gospel, for example, the Pharisees come to Jesus for a decision and they are trying to trick him into speaking against the law of Moses. They ask, “Is it lawful to … Continue reading Are there any biblical grounds for divorce, and if so, what are they?