How to silence the accuser

kristie Culture, Faith, Redemption

Have you ever had a night where sleep eludes you as you toss and turn worrying about past mistakes?  I know I have. It seems like as soon as I let one of those memories of past failures, or even perceived failures, into my mind a flood gate opens, and all of a sudden every mistake I have ever  made …

Altar Culture – Redemption part 2

kristie Culture, Love, Redemption

Welcome back.  Let’s continue our discussion on redemption.  Previously we had talked about the definition of redemption-  The action of regaining or gaining possession of something in exchange for payment, or clearing a debt.  We had been stuck in our sin.  In the old covenant men were required to sacrifice animals for blood was required to cover their sins.  However, …

Altar Culture – Redemption part 1

kristie Culture, Love, Redemption

Redemption.  What does it really mean?  If you look it up in the dictionary you get the following:  The action of saving or being saved from sin, error, or evil.  To many Christians this is where our understanding of redemption stops. Our debt for sin has been paid and one day we will get to go to heaven.  However, if …