Biblical Perspectives

Biblical Perspectives, Christmas, Devotional Thoughts, Family Devotions
A Christmas Wrapped in Praise (repost)

By Dwayne Moore Let’s start with a question: What is the one thing God made sure Jesus got the best of when He first came to earth? Was it our riches? No, He was born in a stall with barn animals and hay. Was it our royalty? No. His parents were a shepherd boy and

Biblical Perspectives, Podcast, worship
Episode 001: 2020 Grammy Nominations, Staying Relevant & Time Management (Podcast)

In this week’s inaugural episode of The Heart of Worship Podcast, Dwayne & Stephen discuss the recent Grammy nominations and artists for 2020, and why it’s important for Christians to be aware of secular music and culture.

Biblical Perspectives, culture
Stop Impeding Traffic: How Name-calling Hurts Our Witness

By John Martin I am sitting in a small coffee shop in Guntersville, AL.  It is a rainy and dreary day and I am looking out the window trying to get motivated to start working on my projects for the day.  As I am sitting here, I observe something that was both entertaining and enlightening

Biblical Perspectives, Guest Post
GRACE AND MERCY

by Andrea Krigbaum Recently, God has been teaching me about grace and mercy.  There are days I think, “I don’t deserve to receive His help with a situation because I have made this mess myself.”  Some days, I find myself not wanting to pray for His mercy because it seems noble to accept the consequences

Biblical Perspectives, Guest Post
The Ultimate Blessing

by Chris Tippins The beatitudes remind us that, as believers, we live in the “already, not yet.”  While we can and do experience the blessing of God’s promises now, the ultimate blessing and promise is of a future and eternal glory, which is yet to come. True blessing and comfort is found in eternal peace

Biblical Perspectives, Guest Post
Hang On

by Christopher Tippins Some days you may feel like you’re hanging on for dear life.  Keep hanging on!  But also… let go.  Let go of trying to control.  Let go of trying to keep it all together.  Let go of managing everything on your own. There is a popular message lately which says, “You can do

Biblical Perspectives, missions
God is on the Move Around the World

In May, we learned one of our free resources, Building Strong Worship Leaders, was translated into Vietnamese. This was quite a shock considering we had no idea a church in Hanoi had taken on this huge task. The following quote is from the website which offers the free Vietnamese version: For churches, building a strong

Biblical Perspectives, Updates
The Relationship Between God and Music

By Suzanne Provagna One of the characteristics I love about God is that He is direct. Every word has direction and meaning. Like the first commandment: Deuteronomy 5:6 “I am the LORD your GOD, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery. You shall have no other gods before me.” Please

Biblical Perspectives
Gracefully Broken

Rewritten/adapted by Dawn Kelley, original author unknown Just the other night, I was in a long line at a local store when I noticed a mother with two children behind me.  One of the children was just a toddler and the other was older, probably in his early teens.  The older brother had a pack

Biblical Perspectives, culture
The Open Door

By John Martin I have a question that I would like to ask my fellow pastors; “Do you have an open-door policy?” I once prided myself on having an open-door policy with any and every organization that I worked with. I would tell people, “Please, stop by anytime. I’m always ready to listen.” It was