Guilt will wear one down. Real healing and restoration comes not from therapists, medication, and good intentions, but rather from depths of faith. How do you do that? ♦ I had a friend approach me this week about an old friend of… Read More ›
Are You the Real Deal or Something Less?
We tell ourselves and others that we really love and trust God, but we really love and trust ourselves more. ♦ There’s an intriguing story in the New Testament’s Book of Acts about a man named Cornelius who had a supernatural… Read More ›
So What’s a Christian Cult?
Cults are not necessarily what you might think? Christian cults are very alluring and attractive to the vulnerable masses. Who are these groups? Why do they prosper? What are the key characteristics that identify them? ♦ Many consider cults to be religious or semi-religious sects… Read More ›
Are Mormons Christians or Not?
Are Mormons considered Christians, or are they actually a cult? At the risk of being accused of Mormon-bashing, I believe it’s high time for both Christians and Mormons to get educated on the heresy that is the Mormon faith. ♦ There’s… Read More ›
The Fallacies of Blood Moons, Harbingers, and the Shemitah 2015
Is the world going to end or the stock market going to crash? Are we living in the Last Days? What’s all of this about Blood Moons and the Shemitah and the month of September 2015? Once again, it’s much ado… Read More ›
Have we complicated Christianity beyond its basic elements? Have things gotten distorted along the way? Here are 2 keys to getting it right. ♦ Remember the old religious tracts that used to be handed out by Christians on street corners, public… Read More ›
America Founded as a City Upon A Hill?
There is disagreement these days over whether America was founded as a Christian nation. In actuality, the topic is very debatable with ample support for both sides of the argument. Does it really matter? Yes, it does. ♦ It’s important to… Read More ›
Easter – The Shot Heard ‘Round the World
Christianity is nothing without Easter. It’s the historic event of all events. To varying degrees, the global human community pays homage to the supernatural incident of the resurrection of Christ after his death by crucifixion. For many, it’s still a… Read More ›
We’re told to pray, in fact, to pray continually. God is in the details. Sometimes we don’t believe it. Never underestimate the power of what can happen to a city, region, or nation when people pray. ♦ There’s a group of… Read More ›
What’s So Great About the Great Commission?
“The Great Commission” is the directive Jesus gave to His disciples – and by extension, us – to go throughout the world a make Christian disciples. This has caused a lot of activity, anxiety, and guilt ever since. ♦ About 15… Read More ›
Time for Your Ship to Come in?
Do you ever get the thought that you’ve been good, steady and paid your dues and now God owes you some reward or at least some favor in return? Be careful. ♦ One day several years ago a friend of mine,… Read More ›
The Jesus Question
If we could just keep Jesus at a human level, even a great human worthy of our respect for his teachings, life would be so much less complicated. ♦ Wouldn’t it be easier if Jesus was just a normal great man?… Read More ›