They say that the only certain things in life are death and taxes. Taxes aside, death - and what comes after it - is a topic of discussion that is present in all cultures and all times. However, the way that modern American culture treats the idea of life after death is something of which to be wary. The perfect example is the new NBC television show “The Good Place.” The premise of the show is that after death, one’s good deeds and bad deeds are added up and weighed against
What's the point of reflecting God to a culture that wants nothing to do with Him? This is a question I've been thinking about often lately. In essence, the question might be: is godliness attractive? And if it isn't, is holiness therefore selfish? Holiness, we say, is to be "set apart" - an abstinence to things we've deemed ungodly, or unwise in practice. Rightfully so, secular people would never aspire to holiness. That would mean they'd have to forfeit their desires in exc
Over the course of years of training and experience, I have come to a conclusion about teaching. One of the most important things -- and some experts believe THE most important thing -- to learn as a teacher is classroom management. You might have the best curriculum in the world, but if you can't manage your classroom and maintain an environment where the curriculum can be learned, it doesn't matter. While normal school (public, private, Christian, etc.) and Sunday school ar
Every musician knows this story: The director passes out a new piece. The musicians assemble their instruments. The baton goes up, the band breathes together, and -- chaos ensues. The musicians look around at each other in confusion, and the "noise" that's happening where the music should be comes to a screeching halt. The reason why music is so awesome (or at least, one of the many reasons) is because it's an inherently team-based art form. If the musicians don't know where
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Every two weeks, one of the RBC staff members will write a short blog about their area of ministry, church events, or their personal walks with God! New posts appear every other Wednesday at 9:00 a.m.