TRASH, they say your children are TRASH?

We live in a time where babies are not considered living beings until they actually come out of the womb and breath air. Even then some have been reported as having been “dispatched” after being born alive. Then the same government that allows for human children to be cut to pieces to be removed from their mothers womb, or, to be removed and reported as dead so that they can be harvested and sold for profit like a bad Frankenstein movie. Trash. The government wants you to believe they are nothing but yesterday’s trash to be taken to the curb so that Planned Parenthood can collect them and use them for profit. Truly we live in a disposable society when our babies can be seen as refuse. Then again, most of our lives are “instant” and going 100 miles an hour.

We Have Drive-Thru’s For That!!

We have a Drive-thru for food because we do not have time to cook meals and to some degree, we are losing the skills necessary to cook meals.Drive Thru
We have a drive through for coffee and donuts because we don’t have time for breakfast; we want to sleep more.

We have a Drive-thru to pick up our prescriptions because getting out of the car Drive thru pandemic screeningand walking into the store takes too much time. This is a “Drive-thru for Pandemic screening” because we can’t be bothered to get out of our cars to save our own lives.

Abortion and Planned Parenthood has become our “Drive-thru” for taking care of a bad decision to have a fun night. And before you jump mad and tell me they provide other services beside abortion, killing innocent children is not acceptable just because they provide services that are provided through other more reputable avenues. Get a grip if that is your argument.

TRASH

Trash is what is left over when we buy something that needs to be in an overly decorated package. A package that we might not buy without all the frilly, artsy, Fast foo dtrashpackage that makes us believe we “Need” it.

You open up your Big Mac and have to do something with the wrapper. The fries are great, they have a 15-minute lifespan, but then you have to throw way the little Fry-cup. Then you down your supersized drink that you didn’t need and you are left with trash: a waxed cup with a plastic lid. Now I’m not just picking on one restaurant, go to the grocery and you end up with groceries in plastic bags. Then everything you bought at the grocery is wrapped in a container that was designed to hold food for long periods of time.

It’s Still Here

So, when we eat, play, buy, sell, we create more and more trash that we just throw away without regard for it. We are creating so much trash that we just throw away, or put it to the curb without any thought about it at all. It goes somewhere. It goes to thedumps dump. The dump is a property that is set aside and managed by a company, but it soon is a mountain, very quickly it becomes a mountain. When I go to Columbus from Central Kentucky I see a dump like I am describing on the side of the highway. You can actually smell it before you ever get to it depending on the day. It is where the trash goes. Monitoring wells, trucks, bulldozers, earthmovers, EPA, all of this plays into us tossing our trash into the wastebasket: we have created a culture that has a disposable, throw away, mindset. If it is leftover or unwanted, it is trash.

Freedom from consequences, not choice

That very mindset is what allows our culture to apply this to children. We don’t want the responsibility. Let’s admit it, the Planned Parenthood’s admissions on the videos posted on Social Media, is the proof that they truly believe that our unborn children are trash: Disposable refuse, left over from a high-speed lifestyle lived because we have to do more faster. It is also because we do not want the consequences of our actions.

We want to discard our bad, unhealthy choices,Trash at the curb like fast-food trash. We do not want to “See” the consequences; we want to believe it isn’t ours to deal with. We want to believe that we are not accountable for the leftovers of our decisions. Just like the trash we put out on Thursday night, we want someone else to haul our bad choices away and dispose of them so we do not have to deal with them. Pretty soon we will be driving by the piles of consequences and it will stink and it will break our hearts and ruin the landscape of our lives.

Cash for Trash

We have an opportunity. We are raising support for the “Pregnancy Help Center of Richmond Kentucky” to purchase and set up an Ultrasound Clinic. When we started pushing this, they needed $13,000 more dollars; they are down to $8,000. So, we are signing up to clean the byways around Richmond: Barnesmill, Tatescreek and Ultrasoundothers. We will pick up the trash and turn it into cash for the Pregnancy Help Center. We will gather at the Vineyard at 9am on October 17th and go out for 3-4 hours depending upon the number of people. We can raise $2000 in that amount of time if we all work together. That will take the PHC need down to $6,000. We can have this paid for before Christmas of this year, I know we can. We can show the world that our children, unborn children, are not trash. God is in the business of turning broken lives that the world has marginalized into Children of the King. Through giving your time on October 17th, you can show the world that they can call these children trash, but we see them as viable, living, loving human beings: PEOPLE that deserve a chance to be something other than parts for the body mill called Planned Parenthood. People that deserve the same chance the parents aborting them had.

Do You Have an Hour or Two For Our Children?

If you can give an hour or two or three or even four on October 17th, join us and help us help our children and their parents. Let us know you will be there by calling 859 779 5615 and leaving your contact information. Then, when you have signed up, show up. Let’s not talk about it; let’s do something about it.

You can donate your self

You can also donate to this cause by following the link below:
http://www.phccares.org/#!operation-ultrasound/csop

They just can’t stand Jesus!!! Jesus’ teachings are not popular with them

As I launch into this, its not the heathen and the pagans that they aren’t popular with, it’s the western church.
As Christians we are not to follow the way of the people around us. The people around us have confused nationalism with Jesus, this is Idolatry for they have fashioned a god out of a culture of greed, comfort and entitlement.

Isaiah 8:11-13 (NIV)
11 This is what the Lord says to me with his strong hand upon me, warning me not to follow the way of this people:
12 “Do not call conspiracy
everything this people calls a conspiracy;
do not fear what they fear,
and do not dread it.
13 The Lord Almighty is the one you are to regard as holy,
he is the one you are to fear,
he is the one you are to dread.

Religious Conviction? Really?

I’m watching this whole Kim Davis thing unfold in front of the world on social media and it is sad to see what people think, or thought, was the issue. The bottom line is not the same sex marriages as is being reported, it is the fact that her name is attached to the certificates they will receive. According to her lawyer that’s the issue. She doesn’t seem to have any problem taking tax money from gay people and Muslims and any other people group she disagrees with to pay her salary. Technically the very homosexuals that she is “standing up against” pay her and she takes their money, I can’t make that make sense in light of her supposed “convictions.”

She isn’t being persecuted for her religious convictions. She went to jail for not doing her job, and before you say, “because of her religious convictions,” remember, as the clerk, she is taking those same people’s money for taxes, her salary et al. She signed up to be the clerk of everybody in the county: Everybody. If there is a problem with that, we should note that Jesus didn’t work for Rome.

She should have stepped down

Why do I think she should have stepped down? Well, because if she says this is religious persecution, then I believe we should look to the very words of Jesus himself. The words she claims to be making a stand on. This is a very novel idea for her and those supporting her, but I think it is worth it.

“When you are persecuted in one place, flee to another.” Jesus said in Matthew 10:23.

So, let me get this straight, Jesus said when you are persecuted, LEAVE, yet the politicians say, fight. Which one is THE Word of the Lord? Which one is the command of the Lord? Then which one should we DO?

Jesus’ teaching is not popular

That’s not popular with Kim Davis, her pastor, or now Presidential candidates Mike Huckabee and Ted Cruze, who are all milking this for all it is worth. Why? Good question. The true gospel of Jesus Christ is not popular because it requires a separation of church and state. It ends the nationalization of Jesus by all western politicians, and any other nation on the planet. Jesus came and died for everybody.

The Jesus says in John 3:16 (written in red) that God loves the world, he is not mad. John 3:17 says that God didn’t send his Son to condemn the world but to save it. No, the gospel of Jesus is an invitation to come back home, not a hammer or sword to use to create a utopian, free, fair, society, that make everyone comfortable and rich.

God only loves wealthy people?

I actually heard a man that claims to be a Christian once say, that the fact that America is so wealthy is a sign that this is a godly nation, and God has his hand upon us over all the nations of the world. I wonder what that says to any other people or people groups in the world? If you have money, God loves you, but if you don’t that is evidence that God is hates you? So I guess the Christians on the African continent that are dying from drought and disease as well as war, God must hate them? And the children being sold in to sex slavery in micro Asia as well as other places around the world, God hates them. Evidently God just loves Americans, Oil barons, Wall Street successes and South American drug lords. If we chase this philosophy, (I won’t even dignify it by calling it theology) Bill Gates must be God’s man for all time and we should just have him preach at all of our churches? All this stands directly opposed to John 3:16-17. So who is right, this guy or Jesus?

They won’t hear it

No, it is the church that won’t hear the teachings of Jesus because, wait for it ……., his teachings are expensive, and they don’t make “common” sense, and above everything else, they are not FAIR! I feel like I heard something like that in the Bible, just a minute let me see. Oh, here it is

1 Corinthians 1:20-21 (NIV)
20 Where is the wise person? Where is the teacher of the law? Where is the philosopher of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world? 21 For since in the wisdom of God the world through its wisdom did not know him, God was pleased through the foolishness of what was preached to save those who believe.

Let’s do another shall we?

1 Corinthians 3:18-20 (NIV)
18 Do not deceive yourselves. If any of you think you are wise by the standards of this age, you should become “fools” so that you may become wise. 19 For the wisdom of this world is foolishness in God’s sight. As it is written: “He catches the wise in their craftiness”; 20 and again, “The Lord knows that the thoughts of the wise are futile.”

It keeps going,

Isaiah 55:8-9 (NIV)
“For my thoughts are not your thoughts,
neither are your ways my ways,”
declares the Lord.
“As the heavens are higher than the earth,
so are my ways higher than your ways
and my thoughts than your thoughts.

Now, can it get any clearer? The devil doesn’t have to chase you down and go all “Hollywood exorcist” on you to get you to turn away from God, he just has to sell you to the world and it’s ways. He just has to detract you from actually believing all the words of Jesus are true. He just has to convince you that God wants YOU to have it all.

What are you DOING Christian?

Before you get all riled up because I’m not agreeing with you, let me ask you this, who did you invite to church last week? Did you tithe, give generously, or give at all when the offering was taken up on Sunday? Where do you DO the things Jesus told us to do? Have you done anything to feed the hungry this week? Clothe the naked? Visit the widows or orphans? Before you say they should get a job, work for themselves, or anything else, Jesus didn’t put any, not ANY, qualifying factors on those COMMANDS.

It’s personal with Jesus

Ladies and gentlemen we live in a world that wants it all “just and fair” and it won’t be. We are to struggle for it, but Jesus never went all national and political, he went personal. Personal.

He personally left Heaven
He personally came to Earth
He personally lived a life of compassion, mercy, love and truth.
He personally called individuals to follow him
He personally invited sinners to leave their life of sin (he didn’t force them to obey)
He personally submitted willingly to death
He personally preached to those who died in the days of Noah
He personally was raised from the dead
He personally commanded us to make personal disciples
And, he personally lives to intercede on your behalf.
It’s all very personal with God; it’s not national anymore, I do not have to become a Jew to be a follower of Christ.

I love being an American

I want to live in a free country. I want to live where I can be comfortable. I want the opportunity to vote my republican values. I want to earn my way. What I won’t do is use Jesus to white wash my desires, my convenience, my politics or anything else to get what I want. Jesus didn’t come to make me comfortable, he came to save me and call me away from the world. He called me to live like a stranger and alien on this planet.

I am called to serve the Kingdom of Heaven, who are you serving?

#changetheworld