We Are Radical

Bringing radical thoughts worth pondering (A blog of poriruachurch.com)

Monthly Archives: July, 2013

God Seeks Worship

There is a passage in the New Testament that I have read literally hundreds of times. It wasn’t until a few days ago that I paid particular attention to one … Continue reading


The Cost of Discipleship

In 1897, John Stuart McCaig began to build a tower in Oban, Scotland. With a 200-metre circumference, this tower was going to be quite impressive. Unfortunately, McCaig was unable to … Continue reading

15/07/2013 · 1 Comment

New Testament Model of Giving

I have come across many people lately who are frustrated with their religious leaders and the constant focus on “tithing” in their churches. I suppose I would get frustrated, too, … Continue reading


What Does Your Heart Tell You?

Last week, my sweet wife took me out on a date to see the new movie, Man of Steel. Overall, it was quite entertaining (skip to “…” to avoid spoilers). I’ve … Continue reading


Christian Growth

What is a house like that hasn’t been inhabited for fifteen years? The hardwood floor is buckling. There is moss growing on the roof. The porch swing has fallen and … Continue reading



The first recorded sermon that included Jesus’ death and resurrection is in the second chapter of Acts. When the crowd was convicted of their sins, they asked the question, “[W]hat … Continue reading