He Justifies the Ungodly

Now to the one who works, wages are not credited as a gift but as an obligation. However, to the one who does not work but trusts God who justifies the ungodly, their faith is credited as righteousness. – Romans 4:4-5 A self-proclaimed “atheist” truck driver stopped by the church office one day and ourContinue reading “He Justifies the Ungodly”

Getting Out the Gravel

Food gained by fraud tastes sweet, but one ends up with a mouth full of gravel. – Proverbs 20:17 As a trained accountant, I have been able to assist some churches, organizations, and networks by performing an informal review (audit) of their books and financial statements. During a much overdue review of one such entity,Continue reading “Getting Out the Gravel”

Exercising Your Rights

Be careful, however, that the exercise of your rights does not become a stumbling block to the weak. – 1 Corinthians 8:9 A follower of Jesus enjoys a wonderful amount of freedom. We are, within the boundaries of God’s commands and with respect to the government that God has established, free to make our ownContinue reading “Exercising Your Rights”