Subscribe

Join the Café Seminoid tribe for updates and offers of free books, eBooks, and other resources.

  • Wet Yet? Do I need to be re-baptized?

    Hello, my name is Clint, and I am a Baptist. [Insert “Hi Clint”]. To our beloved pedobaptist readers, before we plunge into the discussion please understand that I am not making a case for believer’s baptism by immersion—I am assuming it. This article is not [...]

    Read More →  
  • Bound to Work: 3 reasons you should not try bind Satan

    Spiritual warfare is real. It might not make the news; but it ought to. Paul acknowledges this in Ephesians 6: 12 For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the [...]

    Read More →  
  • I do, do you…? Weddings I will and won’t perform

    Since becoming a pastor I have ad the privilege of conduction countless weddings. The first few were easy decisions: I checked my schedule and if I was available, I agreed to perform the ceremony. That’s because the first weddings I was asked to do were [...]

    Read More →  
  • Bitter Pills: 4 Unpleasantries that Make for Healthy Churches

    In many cities of the Western world, selecting a church can be like shopping for clothes in the defect factory store. You know you need to wear clothes, but every item you try has some spot, snag, or run that catches you eye. You simply have to [...]

    Read More →  
  • Naps, Snacks, and Sanctification

    If you are not Superman, whose vascular system is exponentially energized by photosynthesis of a yellow sun, or a Duracell Bunny, who can pummel a drum for ten hours from four AA batteries, you need to put some thought into how to charge your body. [...]

    Read More →  
  • Sprouting Signs of the End Times

    September 1, 1939 was the first day of Autumn in Europe. It was also the first day of World War II. When Adolf Hitler invaded Poland, a series of defence treaties catapulted the Allies–Britain, France, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Canada, Egypt, and later USA– into an inexorable confrontation [...]

    Read More →  
  • Adelaide, Esther, and Influence

    Last month we named our newborn daughter Adelaide. And this is why… In 1831 King William IV became the oldest monarch to ascend the throne of the United Kingdom and Ireland, at the ripe royal age of sixty-four. His nickname was “The Sailor King,” a [...]

    Read More →  
  • Spiritual Confidence Scams

    What makes a conman so pernicious is his ability to conjure a convincing illusory identity based on trust. Thus the moniker, confidence man. At some point in every scam, the prey entrusts money to the predator, with full confidence that it will be returned. But [...]

    Read More →  

"Who having been called to be a preacher would stoop to be a king?" - Puritan Thomas Carlyle