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On the Resurrection-Just the Facts, Ma’am

If Jesus Christ walked out of His tomb after His death, then certainly everything He said about Himself — that He is the Lord, the way, the truth and the life—would all receive a stamp of approval. Why should we listen to Jesus? Because He was dead, and then He was alive. He showed... -Read More

Shame on You

Shame is a terrible emotion to feel about yourself. It is not simply that I have done something bad, but I am bad.  Many people have a shamed based identity. Their selftalk is constantly reminding them they are wrong, a mistake, inadequate, and unlovable. This outlook is a major reason they are not overcomers... -Read More


“You have decided the length of our lives. You know how many months we will live, and we are not given a minute longer” (Job 14:5, NLT). As Christians, we know that God has appointed our days. However, it is fascinating to study cultures such as the Okinawans, inhabitants of a coral ringed island... -Read More

Agnostic Christianity

When unexpected tragedy happens in your life, what do you do? When in the words of Fantine in Les Miserables, “Life kills the dream you dreamed,” where do you turn? What can happen to many people is that great uncertainties, doubts and suspicions towards God suddenly arise in their hearts. Suddenly, all the Sunday... -Read More

Just As He Said

We celebrate Easter at the end of this month, the day a dead man named Jesus got up and walked out of the grave. Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ was crucified, dead and buried, to pay the penalty for the sins of all those who would put their trust in Him, by grace... -Read More

The Bible and Marijuana Use

In the ongoing debate about the legalization of medical marijuana, I propose the following considerations in an effort to counterbalance the propaganda of some who think that this so-called mild hallucinogen might be relatively harmless. What if the euphoria of marijuana intoxication were not all-that innocent? What biblical principles — if any — should... -Read More

The True Fairy Tale

When you open up the Bible, you’re not opening up a textbook; you’re opening up a storybook. After all, the bible starts off with, “In the beginning.” A beginning presupposes that there’s an ending. And if you have a beginning and an ending, then you have a story, but the Bible isn’t just any... -Read More

Unplanned Parenthood in the Christmas Story

The Christmas story is a story about how the unplanned pregnancy of an unwed teenage mother was God’s plan for the world. Think about it; Mary wasn’t planning on having an angel tell her that she would miraculously be with child at a young age. And in a culture of honor and shame, you... -Read More

Build a Foundation with Bible Memorization

  People today are busy. We go non-stop 24/7 and are pulled in a million directions. We need strength, wisdom, and hope. We are at times desperately short of reliable information to raise children and live with a happy heart in a happy home. We need to look no further than the Bible. It... -Read More

Nationwide Initiative Draws People Back to Church

  Almost 30,000 churches nationwide as well as over 1,400 churches internationally are participating in a strategic program in September to intentionally draw unchurched and dechurched people in and to help them to make lasting connections in the local church. What is the distinction between unchurched and dechurched people, you may ask? Simply, the... -Read More