Church leaders raised on rationalism lead ministries where the supernatural, the Vertical, is suppressed and where God Himself is at best an observer and certainly seldom, if ever, and obvious participant in church.
Whatever your problems may be, they pale in insignificance in the light of eternity. No matter how great your failures, God’s grace is greater still. Lift up your heart and face life head-on.
You haven’t heard a damn word I’ve said. See, this is why I can’t stand your kinds. You light your candles and mumble your latin spells and pray to a god who isn’t there, doesn’t care, or is just plain crazy or cruel or both. The world burns and you praise the asshole who either set it or let it.
My life has far exceeded my expectations not because of my own personal efforts or mindset but because of my friends who have enriched my existence
It is so easy to have problems with people when you are not God’s will.
Unless the church quickly recovers the authoritative biblical message, we may witness the spectacle of millions of Christians going outside the institutional church to find spiritual food.
God wants the church to become the initiator of the reformation and changes in the society
If we are serious about climbing to higher ground, we will be found in church every Sunday-attending all of our meetings, partaking of the sacrament, participating in Sunday School, and contributing to the spirit found in Relief Society, Primary, and priesthood meetings.
[R]eal prayer is not an excuse for laziness but, in fact, is one of the most arduous engagements I know of in ministry. Prayer is not a replacement for hard work but, in most cases, empowerment for even more fruitful work.
Churches were never meant to be mental hospitals. They were supposed to be military outposts under orders to storm the gates of hell. Every believer is on active duty and called to serve a higher purpose with the rank of their blessings and talents.