Tag: Hope

Newlyweds: Get to Church and Your Pastor Before It’s Too Late

The dreaded late night call… A tough battle-hardened voice on the other end of the line, “Pastor, we don’t want to try anymore. Can you save our marriage?” These calls always make me feel anger, sadness, and disappointment. The anger […]

Universities Agree Taking Your Child to Church Can Save His Life

What if I told you there was a well-researched and statistically proven program that on average can? – Increase the average life expectancy of your children by 8 years – Significantly reduce your child’s use and risk from Alcohol, Tobacco […]

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.” […]

Egyptian Martyrs and the Indomitable Spirit of Easter

Last Sunday, worshippers were packed into St. Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria, preparing for Palm Sunday when a suicide bomber killed 25 congregants. As Easter draws near, the attacks in Alexandria (and Tanta) stand as vivid reminders of the hostility many […]

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 […]

An Alternative to the Vanity of Life

  The biblical-theological-philosophical masterpiece called Ecclesiastes is framed by the superlative construct “Vanity of vanities” (Eccl 1:2; 12:8). In the midst of this inclusio, out of his personal experience, Solomon provides ample reasons why he thought “all of life is […]

Cop Killers and Victims Need Christ

Real peace and lasting change begin in the human heart.

God is Good… All the Time

Think about the best things have happened to you lately. If you’re a Christian who has received a promotion, a raise, a new car, a bigger home, newer home, good report from the doctor, a healthy baby delivered, or that […]

What Makes You Happy?

Excerpted and abridged from A.W. Tozer’s Attributes of God. What makes you happy? What sparks the fire inside and brings you a light heart? Is it your career? A new set of clothes? That you’ve married well? What is it that […]

Can Twenty-something’s Remain Romantically Pure?

What’s it like being a single “twenty-something” committed to Jesus in America today? That’s the question I posed during an interview with three single women from our church recently. I think you’ll be inspired by their honest answers… THEIR STRUGGLE […]