Don't Talk to Strangers?
on June 11th, 2022
If you attended public school in the past 30 or 40 years, there's a fair chance you heard over and over again, "Don't talk to strangers." What are some of the unintended consequences of this safety guideline? Should Christians abide by it in every situation?   Read More
When Fuel Prices Rise
on June 2nd, 2022
2022 has seen an incredible rise in commodity prices and most notably fuel. Is there anything in God's Word that can help us when we're feeling pain at the pump?   Read More
Overcoming Conflict
on May 28th, 2022
Unity is without a doubt "good... and... pleasant" (Psalm 133:1). Unfortunately, knowing it's good doesn't produce it. What can we learn from Paul about overcoming conflict and creating or restoring unity?  Read More
Keeping God in Our Vacations
on May 21st, 2022
A lot of people look forward to vacations in the summertime. Here's a question though: does God look forward to our vacations? How can we ensure that vacations draw us closer to God instead of pulling us away from Him?   Read More
Seeing the Details in Our Big Picture
on May 14th, 2022
What goes missing when a person sees Solomon's summation of "man's all" in Ecclesiastes 12:13 as being all a man needs to consider in terms of life's responsibilities? Sometimes it's helpful to consider the sums that produce a summation.   Read More
A Story About Serving
on May 7th, 2022
Christians live transformed lives as new creations thanks to the power of Jesus Christ. An opportunity I was given to serve one day both reminded me of that and helped me appreciate the humble service of my Lord and Savior.   Read More
How Big Was That Fish Again?
on April 30th, 2022
Exaggeration is pretty common in fishing stories and for the most part is pretty harmless. In most instances, you know to take a few inches or a few pounds off when someone tells you about a big catch. Are there times though when exaggeration ought to be taken much more seriously and even avoided by Christians?   Read More
Teaching a 5-Year-Old About Demon Possession
on April 23rd, 2022
Demon possession can be a challenging subject for adults; how do you teach about it to a little kid? In searching to simplify a complex subject, I was reminded of a simple truth that believers of every age desperately need to understand.   Read More
Old Truths in New Robes
on April 16th, 2022
The Gospel of Jesus Christ cannot be altered and still be Jesus' Gospel (Galatians 1:6-9). But does the unchanging nature of the Gospel demand that our presentations of it - sermons, classes, and articles - never change? Or do old truths sometimes need new robes?   Read More
The Preacher Who Didn't Use His Bible
on April 8th, 2022
You probably have heard of churches where the Bible is not preached - as in, literally not preached, not even referenced. Did you know though that there was a time when a preacher in the Bible didn't use his Bible when he could have? Why did it happen, and what can we learn from it?   Read More
That's Not What It Means to Me
on April 1st, 2022
Have you ever had someone dismiss something you've taught directly from the Bible simply by saying, "That's not what it means to me"? Why does this happen, and why does it represent a problem when it's said about the one and only book containing God's inspired words?   Read More
Do You Love the Lord?
on March 25th, 2022
Years ago, a scene of enduring and steadfast love unfolded in front of my eyes during a routine visit at a nursing home. It called me to reflect on the love that I and others have for Jesus.   Read More