philosophy

Producing Good Fruit

No matter how hard we try, we cannot produce fruit ourselves. We can seek to do all sorts of awesome and mighty works, and yet at the end of the day it is empty without the Holy Spirit working in and through us while carrying out the work. In our modern society where workaholics are… Continue reading Producing Good Fruit

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philosophy

Barriers of Hatred

Hatred has never been so prevalent in our society as it is today. Every which way we turn we witness the toxicity of hatred being forced down the throats of victims that most often do not know what they did wrong, if they even did anything wrong at all. We see this toxicity dividing families,… Continue reading Barriers of Hatred

Encouragement

Sacrifice In Order To Succeed

In order to grow and succeed we must be willing to let go or “cast off” those thing which hinder us. Support my work on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/clarityoutreach -Michael Thacker

philosophy

The Denial of Ego

One of the primary things that hinders us the most from growing in Christ and connecting with others is that of pride. The more egocentric we become, the greater the gap between ourselves and Christ, and ultimately others grows. Jesus spoke of this very problem several times within scripture while providing the solution, “Deny yourself,… Continue reading The Denial of Ego

philosophy

Pride Leads To Spiritual Decay

One of the most significant problems facing the Christian life today is that of pride. This stigma is something that, not only hinders connecting with others, but that ultimately puts a barrier between us and God as well as our growth in Him. In order to connect and grow, one must be vulnerable and open… Continue reading Pride Leads To Spiritual Decay

philosophy

Creating Ripples In The Pond of Society and Culture

There is a great need for transformation in society and culture today, a renewal towards the good for all people that can only be found in Jesus Christ. We see many different groups pushing social reforms driven by their own self-made ideologies that they desire to force onto other people. Behind these ideologues is the… Continue reading Creating Ripples In The Pond of Society and Culture

philosophy

What It Means To Be Transformed

There are plenty of variants of interpretations in regards to scripture and the Christian life with many of them being placed in the region of simplistic connotations. Simplicity works well but only in certain situations and circumstances. When trying to better understand complex issues that are tied into our complex and chaotic reality we inhabit,… Continue reading What It Means To Be Transformed

Videos

Understanding Temperance Within The Christian Life

How does one exhibit temperance within the Christian life? Does temperance need to be exhibited in food and drinks or also the things we pursue? Extremism is a common place in both the church and secular society and can be difficult to know how to truly live for God without causing someone to stumble or… Continue reading Understanding Temperance Within The Christian Life

apologetics

Christian Temperance And Social Reform

Yesterday I touched on the subject of political and social reform and that the ideas of reform stem from the individual, and from there seep and effect the larger outcome. In order to obtain a proper modern day social and political reformation, we must first consult our own hearts in order to better approach and… Continue reading Christian Temperance And Social Reform