Category: REFLECTIONS

The Mom Who Leaves a Spiritual Legacy

Famed 19th century preacher Charles Spurgeon was known for saying that mother’s will give a sad account on the last day if all they can say is, “Lord, here are my children. I raised them as gentlemen and left them wealthy.” […]

10 Ways to Know You’re Saved

In 1535 John Rogers translated the first full Bible into the English language. Subsequently, he was the first martyr of the reformation, burned at the stake by Queen “Bloody” Mary. As he was guided to the stake, history describes his […]

Put Your Child in “Big” Church

A common question these days is, “Should my child go to big church?” In a society smattered with multi-generational church clubs, classes, and youth pizza parties, many parents are wondering when their child should begin interfacing with adults on Sunday […]

Beyonce: The Wrong Role Model for Women

My eight year old daughter recently stood in the grocery line staring at a magazine vaunting the barely clothed and pregnant Beyonce. The tagline on the magazine touted Beyonce’s impending motherhood and nude extravagance as an assimilation of her “goddess” roots and “inspirational” […]

American Christianity: So Easy Anyone Can Do It

Has your comfort zone fooled you into thinking you’re living for Christ?

Smash Their Sacred Pillars

In reference to false gods Deuteronomy 12:3 begins, “Break down their altars and smash their sacred pillars…” Last month I had the privilege of traveling and teaching with a dear friend and man of God who is fulfilling this biblical […]

Killing Sin

As I was listening to a sermon recently from a well-known Pastor, he shared a story about his mom giving him a Bible with a very impactful sentence she had written in the front. It said, “This book will keep […]

Stop Thanking Your Pastor

It was Arthur W. Pink who wrote: The great work of the pulpit is to press the authoritative claims of the Creator and Judge of all the earth—to show how short we have come of meeting God’s just requirements, to […]

Are You a Manzanita Tree?

Manzanita tree. I had never heard of such a thing until my wife and I were knee-deep in planning our wedding. To be honest, she was planning the wedding, I was pretending to be useful. I’ll never forget when she […]

Can a Man & Woman Just be Friends?

Last night I had the privilege of meeting with a group of Orange County young adults to hear from and discuss the challenges they face when building and maintaining relationships with the opposite sex. We discussed a wide array of […]