My wife, Esther, and I are continuously blessed by our marriage. Like many Christian marriages we have experienced an array of seasons filled with joy as well as seasons that have required healing, self-sacrifice, long suffering, love, compassion, grace, necessary change, adjustments, and consistent repentance. All of the many seasons require faithful prayer. Our God … More WHY MARRIAGES FAIL AND A PICTURE OF GODZILLA, PART I
GOOD LIGHT PROJECT THEOLOGY 101 SOUNDBYTES VIA WWW.GOTQUESTIONS.ORG Unconditional Election Because man is dead in sin, he is incapable to initiate a saving response to God. In light of this, God, from eternity past, mercifully elected a particular people unto salvation (Ephesians 1:4–6). These people are comprised of men and women from every tribe, tongue, … More THEOLOGY 101 FOR THE NON-BELIEVER
5 ways to be successful in College By: Jordan Standridge One of the hardest things about working with college students is growing in friendship with them over a summer only to watch them leave for school come August. After unsuccessfully trying to convince them to stick around and attend the local college, the only thing … More COLLEGE BOUND! 5 WAYS TO BE SUCCESSFUL THIS SEMESTER with Jordan Standridge
We condemn network news media as false & fabricated and then cite it as a reliable source to make a point; we condemn the use of social media by monitoring and using social media. We indict those who court attention and we court attention to bring attention to those who court attention. We grumble and … More Hypocrite
The bible is saturated with people of God chosen by God to steward and proclaim His message. Not their message but HIS MESSAGE. The message of God’s redemptive work: better known as the gospel. The message of judgment, repentance, reconciliation and the loving reminder to live a life worthy of the Gospel. Noah wasn’t rude but … More THEY ARE GONNA WANT TO KILL YOU…PERHAPS LITERALLY.
Many times this year I would be sharing the Gospel with someone and all of a sudden it would dawn on me, “I can’t believe I’m getting paid to do this!” It is an incredible privilege to be paid to be in full-time ministry, and its something that we should never take for granted. I … More 10 lessons learned from my 1st year in Pastoral Ministry by Jordan Standridge
What did you think about when you heard of Robin Williams suicide? What was your first thought? For a friend of mine it was the following words: Everyday they pass me by, I can see it in their eyes. Empty people filled with care, Headed who knows where? On they go through private pain, Living … More Rest in peace?
Pastor Alex, let me start by welcoming you to the Good Light Project. I am grateful that you are able to carve out some time for us to conduct this interview. I‘ve had the great opportunity of getting to know you and your beautiful family in a short amount of time and for that I am … More From loyal Marine to faithful Preacher…The Alex Hairgrove Interview
Some of the world’s most staunch atheists have been repeatedly asked where human beings derive values, ethics, and morality from. Richard Dawkins, a well-known atheist, says that society develops and cultivates social norms on its own. He suggests that a society naturally arrives on an agreed code of ethics, social and cultural norms, belief on … More Richard Dawkins…DON’T BE A FOOL!
Energy spent looking internally for answers to the hardest spiritual conundrums we face are futile. We are constantly confronted with the reality of sin; our sin or the sins of others can instantly set us back spiritually and emotionally. It is imperative the church has the right perspective on relationships, finances, politics, church, and God. … More Mourn and Weep: a messy Life with a Great King.