Our National Sin

One week ago, the light of our nation grew dimmer. Andrew Cuomo tweeted, Today I signed the #ReproductiveHealthAct - codifying Roe v. Wade into state law and protecting women's reproductive rights no matter what the federal government does. This is a victory for all New Yorkers. I am curious if it's a victory for those "almost-born-New-Yorkers?" My stomach … Continue reading Our National Sin

Intro to “Salvation” Word Studies Series

Hello! What do you think of a series focusing on salvation? More precise, a series of word studies from the Greek New Testament on salvation? I thought you’d like the idea! This post is an introduction to the upcoming series. Here I will discuss why I chose this subject,  how I plan to engage these … Continue reading Intro to “Salvation” Word Studies Series

The Butterfly Effect

It was in this moment, I witnessed something everyone could not see. I had passed by this way in the same frantic pace like the others and missed it. The crack in my windshield forced me to slow down. What began as a garden snake had grown into an anaconda stretching in both directions, obstructing … Continue reading The Butterfly Effect

Praying for the Victims of Michael

After opening my front door, I surveyed my property. Pine limbs littered my lawn. Fortunately, our lights flickered but never went out for any significant amount of time.  Realizing I would spend a few hours cleaning up minor debris, I thanked God for our safety. Returning inside, I turned the television to the Weather Channel. Only … Continue reading Praying for the Victims of Michael

Chained by Expectations

A SERMON FROM LUKE 7:18-35 By Kevin W. Bounds Introduction             Expectations can be misleading. I recall when in the parts business as a counter salesman, I would speak with customers all over the southeastern United States. While conversing on the telephone, I would form a mental image of how I thought the person on … Continue reading Chained by Expectations

The Lord of the Sabbath – Luke 6:1-16

THE LORD OF THE SABBATH: A CASE FOR COMPASSIONATE CONFRONTATION FROM LUKE 6:1-16 By Kevin W. Bounds   Introduction In a world immersed in social media and a twenty-four-hour news cycle, everyone has an opinion. Now people can rant online without the consequence. Now people take to the street with picket signs protesting anything. Don’t … Continue reading The Lord of the Sabbath – Luke 6:1-16