Crock Pot Spirituality

by Steve Kromer

2 Timothy 3:1-5 (NIV) Mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good, treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of […]

Grinches

by Steve Kromer

The Who’s of Whoville and us alike know that Christmas is more than an Xbox or bike. Christmas, oh Christmas, means so much more! Christmas is about Jesus, King of Kings and Lord of Lords. Just as important, we’ll learn in a pinch that salvation is a gift for everyone, even the Grinch. The ones […]

Put On

by Steve Kromer

You’ve probably heard the phrase used before that “they’re such a put on.” implying that someone is hypocritical.  However, is this necessarily the case?  When someone chooses to act in a way contradictory to their nature, is this hypocrisy?  Perhaps not… There are many things that God calls us to “put on” throughout scripture.  Why […]

Marriage

by Steve Kromer

One thing that really bugs me is whenever someone takes a chunk of scripture, ignores the context, and forms a theology, doctrine, and mindset based on it.  I’ve been guilty of it myself! One verse that this seems to often be the case with is: Ephesians 5:22-24 (NIV) 22 Wives, submit yourselves to your own […]