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Lessons From the Early Church: God’s glory should motivate churches’ decisions

LOOKING UP by Kyle Hooks: Lessons From the Early Church
Read More Looking Up Read More Upward Glances A little more than a year ago (Jan. 1, 2015), one of the largest churches in the United States disbanded. Mars Hill Church,… http://www.lookingupfrombelow.com/read/god-s-glory-should-motivate-churches-decisions/

Lessons From the Early Church: Thinking universally will lead to a better Church

LOOKING UP by Kyle Hooks: Lessons From the Early Church
Read More Looking Up Read More Upward Glances Pastors do not have special powers. God does not listen to my prayers more than yours. I am no more righteous than you are. Pastors… http://www.lookingupfrombelow.com/read/thinking-universally-will-lead-to-a-better-church/

Lessons From the Early Church: Early Christians focused on God

LOOKING UP by Kyle Hooks: Lessons From the Early Church
Read More Looking Up Read More Upward Glances The most marvelous irony of the 21st century American church is its simultaneous obsession with and utter failure to mimic the first… http://www.lookingupfrombelow.com/read/early-christians-focused-on-god/

Do you like the baby Jesus the best?

LOOKING UP: Kyle Hooks - "I have long felt a little resentful about Christmas. It has always felt fake, but that resentment has always been a just feeling, irrational at best. I would justify my feelings with facts, saying, "Well, Jesus wasn’t born in the…
Read More Looking Up I have long felt a little resentful about Christmas. It has always felt fake, but that resentment has always been a just feeling, irrational at best. I would… http://www.lookingupfrombelow.com/read/do-you-like-the-baby-jesus-the-best/

What does a giving culture look like?

LOOKING UP: Kyle Hooks - "You may not own or run a business. If you do, perhaps it's time to incorporate Leviticus 19:9-10 into your business model. Even if you don't, maybe it's time to incorporate Leviticus 19:9-10 into your personal budget."
Read More Looking Up You can find some of the weirdest rules in Leviticus. Leviticus 13:47-59, for instance, details how God wanted the nation of Israel to deal with mildew on… http://www.lookingupfrombelow.com/read/what-does-a-giving-culture-look-like/

This nation's savior is only found in the Bible

LOOKING UP: Kyle Hooks - "Recently, a presidential candidate made a comment about the budget for public television. In the following days, a rare little video was posted on the Internet as a result. The video shows the late Fred Rogers - better known as M…
Read More Looking Up Recently, a presidential candidate made a comment about the budget for public television. In the following days, a rare little video was posted on the… http://www.lookingupfrombelow.com/read/this-nation-s-savior-is-only-found-in-the-bible/