Turn Gossip into Grace

It seems that every media site today is filled with people talking badly about someone. It's the latest rage! There’s so much contempt and anger bottled up that people just want to pour it out! They hear something about someone and then turn that rumor into a major roast that attracts other itching ears like … Continue reading Turn Gossip into Grace

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Fighting a Spiritual Battle

It can be shocking to learn just how some Believers fight a spiritual battle. People scream and shout and yell at the devil, demand that he come and stand in front of them, and then there’s the chanting and heavy breathing and rolling on the floor. And the devil loves these battles because he gets … Continue reading Fighting a Spiritual Battle

What is the Value of the Bible?

The Bible has many useful purposes. It’ makes a lovely wedding gift for the happy couple and an inspiring graduation gift to the student. It comes in many sizes and colors and looks astonishing when artfully displayed on a coffee table. It can also sit on the corner of a desk and give off an … Continue reading What is the Value of the Bible?

What are You Doing With God’s Grace?

When Adam and Eve ate from the tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil, they fell from the grace of God. Their eyes were opened to the existence of sin and they chose to follow it instead of God. Ever since that day, every person ever born has been given that same choice and … Continue reading What are You Doing With God’s Grace?

Why Talk about Jesus?

Often when people hear a Christian talking about the salvation of Jesus, an alarm goes off in their head. They either run and hide to avoid an encounter, or boldly speak against the “religion” of the Christian and declare that they have their own religion. So why do Christians continue to talk about Jesus anyway … Continue reading Why Talk about Jesus?

Never Give Up!

Many of the challenges we face in life today would shock our ancestors. While this world offers technology and conveniences that our grandparents could only dream of, it also puts us into situations that would have terrified them. As Believers in Jesus, however, we must keep following Him and winning souls for His Kingdom and … Continue reading Never Give Up!

Teach Your Children About God

Many parents today believe that pushing “religion” on children is wrong. They want their children to have the right to choose what “religion” they want to follow when they are old enough to decide. That’s fine for the world because they don’t know God, and no religion will save them anyway. But for Believers, it’s … Continue reading Teach Your Children About God

The Agenda of Fake News

You can’t go anywhere today without being surrounded by fake news. Social media and even some of the supposedly authentic news programs are infiltrated with lies. Facts are being so distorted that people are becoming filled with either rage or panic. What is going on in our world? Is there an agenda behind this in … Continue reading The Agenda of Fake News

The Road to Jerusalem

Like a well-stocked department store that offers a diversity of products to please its different customers, this world offers a wide selection of so-called Christianity that caters to individual needs and desires. And variety is good when pleasing our personal tastes, but there is only ONE Christianity that revives the soul. And the only choice … Continue reading The Road to Jerusalem

Who Gets to Throw the First Stone?

There is only a fine line between Christians and the world at times when it comes to attitudes. Sometimes Christians feel that their relationship with God gives the privilege to criticize other Christians. But the fact is that none of us have that right. We are all on the same level until we get to … Continue reading Who Gets to Throw the First Stone?

Come to the Cross!

This weekend many people will celebrate Easter. Most will exalt the Easter bunny and the gifts of chocolate that he supposedly brings. But Christians will exalt Christ Jesus because the gift He brings is salvation. Let's come to the cross and celebrate together!  The greatest act of love that this world has ever witnessed happened … Continue reading Come to the Cross!

Things are Changing!

Did you ever notice that life’s motivations go in waves? Nothing is stable. Everything is changing. The fashion industry, TV shows, hit songs, movie themes and even food is forever changing. But most noticeable is our social world where things that were once forbidden are now the norm, what we once called evil is now … Continue reading Things are Changing!

Please, pass the salt!

There's a mineral that we use every day and can't live without. It gives life and we use it to accent our food, preserve food, bathe in, and even cleanse wounds. Spiritual salt is also crucial to life, and we must always be filled and ready to respond when we hear, “Please, pass the salt!” Jesus had … Continue reading Please, pass the salt!

Billy Graham: God’s voice in the wilderness

The angels in Heaven are rejoicing! Another child has come home! And yet, while Heaven celebrates, we who are left here on earth are grieved. We will miss Billy Graham: God's voice in the wilderness. His name is known throughout the world, and his fame has spread from nation to nation, yet Billy Graham has … Continue reading Billy Graham: God’s voice in the wilderness

The Gospel in a Nutshell

Today, we have many different versions of the Bible and even more interpretations. Many see the words as complicated, and God as confusing, so the Scriptures have been twisted, turned, modified, watered-down, souped-up and even deleted to make it easier to understand. However, there is only one gospel and it can be summed up in … Continue reading The Gospel in a Nutshell

A Fresh Vision

We are creatures of habit who easily adapt to convenient routines to suit our lifestyle. For many of us, going to church on Sunday and saying grace before we eat is the extent of our Christian walk. Others  recite daily prayers and repeat scheduled Bible verses. But it's time for Christians to see beyond their … Continue reading A Fresh Vision

Born-again?

Many Christians identify themselves as being “born-again” Christians. Perhaps it’s their way of separating themselves from specific denominations, or perhaps it’s a term they use to show others that they really are Christians. But the fact is that a person who is a Christian does not need to say they are born-again.  The changing point … Continue reading Born-again?