Cross Culture…We lead up. Team Chemistry

Chemistry isn’t a word we normally hear in the church setting. We use a different word, unity! The Apostle Paul gives quite a descriptive take on the body of Christ. For a moment, allow me to compare it to a team.  Every team has roles, and the members of the team fulfill those roles. The team doesn’t work or win, without each [...]

Cross Culture…We lead up. Your competency

  3 And so, brothers, select seven men who are well respected and are full of the Spirit and wisdom. We will give them this responsibility 21 But select from all the people some capable, honest men who fear God and hate bribes. Appoint them as leaders over groups of one thousand, one hundred, fifty, and ten. 22 They should [...]

The Culture of the Cross… Your Character

Have you ever been ready to cook a meal, only to notice that you are missing some key ingredients? Suddenly,you find yourself scrounging around looking for substitutes!  Or your mind starts wondering what the dish would taste like if you just altogether skipped putting those ingredients in. Maybe it will turn out and maybe it won’t, but it’s just a dinner dish, right? The truth of the [...]

The Culture of the Cross…Brings a Higher Level of Living

The Cross of Calvary can be viewed in so many different ways. The intention of the Cross was to put a life down. Every aspect of the Cross was humiliating. It was a curse to be hung on a tree. (Deuteronomy 21:23) Every part of the crucifixion was intended to be negative. I can barely stomach watching the scenes of the crucifixion in [...]