The Book of DANIEL is a highly popular book due to memorable Sunday School stories and its prophetic intrigue. Most profound is that it’s grounded in measurable history. ◊ Even if one (like me) did not grow up going to… Read More ›
Have you ever had a dream, a nudge, or idea about something that you thought might be from God? Are you wrestling with a big decision in your life? How do you process? ◊ I believe I’ve made some good and… Read More ›
US Elections and End of the World?
This week’s US election results do not mean the end of the world. That’s faulty theology. ◊ I had a friend tell me again this week that we are “in the Last Days” – meaning the soon coming end of the… Read More ›
Proverbs 7 – Beware the Harlot
Is this even relevant today? Yes, it is. What man or woman is not aware of the lures and traps of sexual sin? Are we lost in our own denial? ◊ The Bible has many references to prostitution and sexual sin… Read More ›
Don’t Judge or Argue
The Christian community is itself divided in thought, attitude, and even interest level across a wide variety of hot topic arenas. So what matters? ◊ Jim’s company recently was recognized for its high “LGBTQ Inclusivity” rating by a regional newspaper. While… Read More ›
How to “Abide”
A nebulous Christian term like “abide” needs to be sorted out. It’s the foundational key to a fruitful life. ◊ The word abide is used in the Bible 118 times. The apostle John uses it 40 times in his New Testament… Read More ›
“God Used Evolution!”
While this statement may be a safe and acceptable compromise for many Christians, there are some inherent issues with it. ◊ Carl was proud to be recently asked to speak at the local community college symposium on Climate Change for the… Read More ›
The Kingdom of God is Now?
Yes, actually it is. Surprising how much confusion there is over the what, when, and where of the kingdom of God. The Bible is pretty clear on this. ♦ Have you ever heard a Christian say that they’re tired of… Read More ›
24 Years Ago
A reminder of how a family is impacted for generations when chance, tragedy, fear, faith, and prayer come together, as it did that fateful morning now 24 years ago. ◊ That’s a recent picture of my daughter with her husband… Read More ›
Pick a Religion, Any Religion?
Why there are global trending movements away from Christianity is not disheartening in a God-seeking world. Fortunately, the ultimate focus of such a search is what can’t ultimately be denied. ◊ It would seem that the world is still fairly… Read More ›
Was the Biblical Flood Real?
A so-called consensus of opinion does not necessarily follow truth. Many whole groups of people have believed lies and falsehoods. Even with sincerity. Take the fascinating case study of the Biblical Flood. ◊ The realm of faith involves the teaching… Read More ›
So Where Did Cain Get His Wife?
When people consider Genesis as fact or creative narrative, the issue of Cain and the source of his wife is a common question raised by Christians and skeptics alike. Can anyone effectively answer this one? ◊ I’ve had this very… Read More ›