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February 19

Recently, as I was going through some of my books, I ran across a book entitled C.S. Lewis, Letters to Children. Lewis had a belief that if anyone wrote to him regarding one of his books that he was obliged to reply. Lewis was most well-known for his Chronicle of Narnia series and many other…

February 12

If you desire to change the world you can’t simply complain or remain in secret. You have to step out of the shadows, and you at least have to respect those you disagree with who step out from behind their walls of comfort into the public square to challenge and be challenged. To change anything…

February 5

Do you ever think that God is mad at you no matter what the Bible says or how many Bible verses you have read to the contrary? God may be upset with our sinful behavior, but God loves us, but sometimes we become so familiar with the idea of God loving us that it loses…

January 29

This past weekend I gave a talk on the difference between Pharisee and Follower. Sadly, many Christians look more like the ancient Pharisees than the early Followers. This is a sad thing because many are getting the wrong idea of Christianity.  As a believer we must pause to consider what reflection of Christianity we are…

January 22

There is a disease that everyone of us has, and it’s a struggle to overcome, and unfortunately there is no pill to cure it. It is the disease of pride. Pride is the disease to want to be God instead of letting God be God. The truth is you and I make a very poor…

January 7

Sometimes to learn something new we don’t realize how much there is to unlearn. We have grown up a certain way, say with believing a certain way or doing church a certain way, and that way becomes familiar. So to change our ways to become more Biblical may seem odd at first because the old…

January 1

Happy New Year!! We are now in a new year and new decade with new opportunities. This morning I ask myself, as well as you the reader, what is your focus for this new year and new decade? This time of year people are making new year resolutions, and sadly, many of those are thrown…

December 18

This week let us read Scripture of the prediction and the promise fulfilled that a Savior was born. Isaiah 9:6-7 HCSB For a child will be born for us, a son will be given to us, and the government will be on His shoulders. He will be named Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince…

December 11

Psalm 119:105 – Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. In a world and society that seems so misguided and confused, this verse has a lot to say. Who would have ever thought that we would see a time when so much confusion ruled the day such as…

December 4

This past weekend I addressed the letter to the Laodicean church from the book of Revelation in which Jesus confronts their apathy and being lukewarm. The text says:  “14 “And to the angel of the church in Laodicea write: ‘The words of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of God’s creation. 15 “‘I know…