Resolving NOT to resolve in 2011

How many of you have already eaten that piece of chocolate and declared you would not begin your New Year’s Resolution until Monday? I get the impression many in general have given up on New Year’s resolutions as we are finally realizing how horrible we are at fulfilling them, and how ineffective they often can […]

Unequally yoked: Is it really a big deal?

Working with young people, one of the most common questions I hear stems from the apparent Biblical principle that we should not date/marry a person who does not have the same faith in Christ as we do. Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with […]

Not Permissible: Let’s build a foundation

There are many things in Scripture which are by and large open for interpretation. EIP is meant to make those areas a little clearer. There are many other things that are clear from Scripture how we need to apply them in our own context. As a foundation, I want to start the conversation of Everything […]

Not following the rules

It’s interesting how the culture we grow up in impresses upon us unspoken rules that are expected of us. You should shake hands with a person you’re meeting. You should shower often enough so you don’t stink! You shouldn’t pass gas in front of women… often. When it comes to dating, there’s a lot of […]

[Note: Originally posted on CatalystSpace.com.] Over the past couple of years, I have developed a friendship with Rabbi Daniel Lapin, a successful businessman, author and Jewish rabbi. I first came to know Rabbi Daniel by reading his incredible book, Thou Shall Prosper. This is definitely a must-read book for anyone who wants a clearer understanding […]

[Note: Originally posted on Evotional.com.] “If the prophet had asked you to do something hard and heroic, wouldn’t you have done it? So why not this simple “wash and clean”? Remember the story of Naaman in II Kings 5? The prophet Elisha told him to dip in the Jordan river seven times in order to […]