June 2015

“You shall not give false witness” (Ex 20:16). Many interpret this to mean that it is wrong to lie, which is correct to a point. The core of this command is not to falsely accuse someone of an offence. In the OT two false witnesses...

“You shall not steal” (Ex 20:15). This is a simple command. If it isn’t yours don’t take it. Don’t take someone’s stuff, their honor or their words. When a thief steals, he exchanges self-respect for plunder. Better to be rich in integrity and poor in possessions....

We are having a baptism on June 28th and I have been getting several questions about what it is all about. I get crazy excited about baptism because it is a thrilling next step in the adventure of the Christ walk. We are making it a...

“You shall not commit adultery. Eph 5:31-32 “For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh.” Sex is an expression of love, covenant and exclusiveness between a husband and wife. This is...

“You shall not murder” (Ex 20:13). To murder is to take an innocent human life. It is not the same as to kill, for instance, taking a life in self-defense, in war or to protect family is not murder. In Matt 5:21-22 Jesus refers to...