By Pastor Joel Lawler
Pot Luck This Sunday!
All You Can Eat And More!
Belly up to the buffet. Get another helping. Loosen that belt and make some more room so you can pack it in.
Western culture has perverted the teachings of Jesus with it's gluttony.
Go to any Borders or Barnes & Noble [pick your favorite mega bookstore] and you will find a grotesque buffet of self help books in the Religious/Christian section. As if that were not bad enough, there are mega Christian bookstores that are packed with this syrupy goo.
The Western Christians have "Christian Radio", Christian Websites, Christian Television, Christian Music, Christian Books, Christian Movies, and Christian Art to gorge ourselves on. I find it ironic that some churches even have fitness centers and "Worshipasize" classes. The body gets heavier and the heart gets harder from having to try to pump blood to all the extra girth.
In Philippians, Paul tells us to "work out our faith" we are too busy waddling up