It really doesn’t matter if you’re a Republican or a Democrat. You could be a diehard Dallas Cowboys fan and find that you’ll agree with a Philadelphia Eagles fan, at least on this one point. Even the redneck and the socialite will find common ground here. I think we can all agree. During this COVID-19 […]

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301 years ago, Robinson Crusoe, widely considered the First English Novel, was released in England to enormous praise.  Audiences loved the simple story of a castaway who spends 28 years on a remote tropical island near Trinidad.  Poor Crusoe encounters prisoners, mutineers, and even cannibals during his adventurous stay.  Yet the first foes he would face would not come […]

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Today’s Blog is a guest post from my wife, Heather. Enjoy! “Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican. The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as […]

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The Book Every Independent Baptist Must Read

November 2, 2015

Over the past few years the Lord has led me on a journey that brought great growth to my personal relationship with Jesus.  Sadly, I had developed some poor theology relating to music that left me in bondage to tradition.[1] Christian music became a duty not a delight because I lived in fear of inadvertently […]

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Different Kinds of Instruments

August 30, 2015

I love music! I love the great variety of music the different cultures of the earth have to offer. I’ve had the privilege of hearing a Mariachi band in Mexico, Filmi music in India, and Middle Eastern Music in Israel. However, more than anything, I love music that proclaims the majesty of God and proclaims […]

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I Love A Variety of Christian Music – Part 2

March 14, 2013

WOW!  OK… so we got some attention with that last post about music.  I think we really… wait for it… STRUCK A CHORD. Here is a link to the previous Music Post:  http://www.joshuateis.com/i-love-a-variety-of-christian-music/ There were so many questions and comments on the last post I thought I would post a follow-up.  A few things I […]

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I Love a Variety of Christian Music

February 26, 2013

Perhaps it was the way I was raised.  I can remember sitting in the back row of our church by my mother, holding a hymnal for her and I to share, and singing the old hymn, “Victory in Jesus.”  I can remember my father singing in his morning devotional time, privately to the Lord, “I’ll say […]

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