Tag Archives: Luke

Reclaiming Genuine Piety

Pastor Dale E. Austin                                                                                               Luke 18:9 – 14

Some of the most spiritual-sounding people in the world may sometimes be far from genuine. When faith becomes self-centered, all about “Jesus and me”, and there is no interest in reaching out to other to minister to their needs or to share the gospel, then the individual’s faith is flawed at best and totally false at worst.  These people may not realize it, but their inward-turned faith actually has become a form of self-worship rather than worship of God. Continue reading

There’s Still Work to Do

Pastor Dale E. Austin                                                                       Luke 3:7 – 18

Humans are masters of self-deception. We can convince ourselves of all sorts of things that aren’t really true, especially if these things are about ourselves. Continue reading

Giving Credit Where it’s Due

Pastor Dale E. Austin                                                                                  Luke 17:11-19

We’ve been hearing a lot recently about income inequality.  The idea isn’t that everyone should share in the wealth of the country equally, but that everyone should be able to share fairly.  Of course, that isn’t happening  Continue reading