Speed Bumps from Heaven: Being Shaped by Trials
Adversity / Courage / Failure / Faith / Hope / Life / Suicide / Uncategorized

Speed Bumps from Heaven: Being Shaped by Trials

This post article is also posted in the Gospel Blog by FEBC Today’s mainstream society is a fast-paced, rat-raced, rubber-burning, ever-turning, flurrying, hurrying, revolving-door world and too often we can get sucked into this vortex of life like a crumb into a Hoover. Especially when everything’s going great and it seems like all smooth sailing … Continue reading

Is God a Racist? A Response to the Trayvon Martin Case
Racism / Revenge

Is God a Racist? A Response to the Trayvon Martin Case

This post article is also posted in the Gospel Blog by FEBC If you’ve been online within the last few days you’ve probably seen something about the Zimmerman verdict in the Trayvon Martin case.  Maybe you even saw the article in which the University of Pennsylvania’s associate professor of religious studies, Anthea Butler, declared that … Continue reading

The Price of a Smile: How Much Will You Give to Bring a Smile to Someone’s Face?
Charity / Giving / Making a Difference / Mercy

The Price of a Smile: How Much Will You Give to Bring a Smile to Someone’s Face?

This post article is also posted in the Gospel Blog by FEBC We’re a culture of consumption.  Pastor Mark spoke of this in last Sunday’s sermon…and he’s right.  We’re a culture imbued with want, not need, but want.  We want the $130 dress or the $50 sneakers.  We want the $25,000 boat or the house … Continue reading