Month: October 2014

Forgiveness

“Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me.” Wrong. Words can destroy us. Everyone has been hurt by word or deed. Paul said we should forgive. But, that’s easier said than done. In Colossians 3:13 […]

The God of Your Armor

I pray this personal note finds your inbox swelling with great Monday morning news. Or by chance, if your week has already begun with less than joyful news, I pray this note be part of Christ’s intended encouragement. First, please […]

The Church and Homosexuality

July 2nd, 10am PST: This article was originally posted late 2014, the recent SCOTUS ruling to protect same sex marriage brings these principles into even greater regard.  THE NEWS World news has teemed with discussion regarding the Relatio post disceptationem, […]

Victory Over Temptation

“Stand firm therefore…” –Ephesians 6:14 “Standing firm” is a Greek word meaning establishment. The very essence of the word implies victory already in hand, a Christian battling tall and upright, not from his back or knees, and certainly not being […]

Great Reads With Great Reason

The following are books that I highly recommend. Some of them are for the Christian layperson striving to be a good spouse, worker, or student. Others are invaluable material for those preparing for ministry or currently in the pulpit. SPREAD YOUR […]

A Model of Biblical Prayer

Prayer is one of the simplest disciplines for the Christian. Yet, it can also be the most misused and misguided. Aside from an improper view of God and Scripture, an improper prayer life can hinder fellowship with Christ. Furthermore, an improper […]

I Rejoice For Their Sorrow

I now rejoice, not that you were made sorrowful, but that you were made sorrowful to the point of repentance; for you were made sorrowful according to the will of God…. – 2 Cor. 7:9 I’m Happy You Are Here – Really? When […]