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God is ancient and I choose Ancient by AndyBondurant

I Choose the Ancient.

New Versus Ancient Now all the Athenians and the foreigners who lived there would spend their time in nothing except telling or hearing something new.  -Acts 17:21 God isn’t just old. He is before time. More than that, God exists out of time. He isn’t a new idea. God has always been. God is ancient. Too […]

There will be a Future from Netflix Narcos

There will be a Future.

Christmas in Colombia I’ve been thinking a lot about future lately. I began near Christmas. I was watching the show Narcos on Netflix. Narcos is about the Colombian drug cartels in the late 1980’s. The show outlines the power and influence the cartels wielded, and how Colombia and the US fought them. The battle came to a head […]

Time to take your butt to the cross

Rights die here.

Take your ‘buts’ to the Cross! Like any sub-culture, growing up and attending the same church for 30+ years, you hear some stories. One of my favorite stories from the “old days” happened sometime in the 70’s. The story goes something like this… The old saint, Brother Catron, was preaching a Sunday evening message, and he […]

Are you enough? You do measure up - andybondurant.com

Are you enough?

Measuring up. It’s human nature for us to compare ourselves to one another. As a kid in church I remember listening to people’s unbelievable stories. The stories usually had something to do with drugs or alcohol, members of the opposite sex and tobacco but not necessarily in that order. It was the before and after story. Other […]

gift and talents lead to the calling of God on AndyBondurant.com

Entrusted with Mysteries

Given a gift Talents and abilities – they are undeniable gifts from the Father. In 1 Corinthians, Paul speaks of being given the gift or talent of an apostle. He describes this as being entrusted with the mystery of God. I don’t claim to be an apostle, but I do believe I’ve been entrusted with talent and ability. […]

Meat Loaf singing I would do anything for love (but I won't do that!)

But I won’t do that!

The missionary relationship from heaven Paul and Barnabas was a match made in heaven. Barnabas was a man of encouragement, mercy and grace. Paul was a strong, no-nonsense, pragmatic leader. Together they were taking the world by storm for Jesus. They are sent out together establishing churches in Antioch, Cyprus, Lystra and Derbe. They healed […]