Tag Archives: Christian Life

Psalm 125 – What It Means To Have Faith – Part 1

The biggest challenge that our generation faces is that we do not know in what to believe anymore. We are going from one belief to the next in a blink of an eye. We are changing beliefs as we change … Continue reading

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Psalm 123 – Lord They Are Making Fun Of Me – Part 2

“Eu não levo desaforo para casa!” This is a Brazilian saying that means: “I do not take effrontery or insults to home!” The meaning is if you say something to me that I do not like or offend me; we will … Continue reading

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Psalm 123 – Lord, They Are Making Fun of Me – Part 1

Being a Christian today is not an easy task. People do not understand and do not accept the idea of God, church, discipleship and commitment. Because of that they make fun of us who want to follow Jesus and serve … Continue reading

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Psalm 122 – Why Go to Church? – Part 3

“Are you not entertained? Are you not entertained? Is this not why you are here?” That is the famous quote from Maximus in the movie Gladiator, right after killing another gladiator. That Coliseum attitude, little by little, has been transferred to … Continue reading

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Psalm 122 – Why Go to Church? – Part 1

Barna Research shows us that Church attendance is going down. Of course, we do not need to have a research company tell us that, because we can count our attendance every Sunday. According to Barna: “43% of American adults attend … Continue reading

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Psalm 120 – Lord they are against me – Part 2

There was a time, when I was a pastor in Brazil, that I made some small changes in the liturgy of my church. We decided to have a guitar player, we bought a drum set, and we added some praise … Continue reading

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Psalm 120 – Lord they are against me – Part 1

When Marta and I moved to Cincinnati, we experienced another cultural shock. I had one in New Jersey, as a Brazilian moving to the U.S. I had another one when in New Jersey I worked only with Portuguese speaking people. … Continue reading

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