A Call to Moral Purity

As men of God, we are called to a high standard of conduct that demands far more of us, and is so much more rewarding and fulfilling, than just avoiding the so-called big sins. One concern I have for us …

Resurrection, Promise, and Power

The Great spiritual song Were you There? Asks this question: Were you there when He rose up from the dead? That is a thought provoking question. Of course, it seems impossible. We, living 2000 years later, wish we had been …

Influencers Who Refuse To Be Influenced

History bears testimony to an ebb-and-flow relationship between man and God, which impacts not just the human heart, but also entire communities, churches, cities, countries, and even continents. For instance, there was a time when Europe was an utterly pagan …

Being Fit For Life: Living For What Matters Most

You may remember a time when our nation’s obsession with fitness was considered a craze, just a fad. The media even used the term fitness craze to describe what was then a new trend in terms of people’s awareness about …

Money, Money, Money

“I’m working as hard as I can to get my life and my cash to run out at the same time. And if I die right after lunch on Tuesday, everything will be fine.” – Former Pro Golfer, Doug Sanders

Capital Punishment: What’s Love Got To Do With It?

Karla Faye Tucker was born and raised in Houston, Texas, the third daughter of parents enduring a very troubled marriage. By twelve years old, Karla had turned to drugs and sex to find acceptance and fulfillment-things she hadn’t received at …

Living Right in a World Gone Wrong

Looking to 2016, I want to give you, men and women of God, a word of encouragement for the new year. As lovers of God, you and I are expected to live black-and-white lives in a very gray world. We

God Gives Us Protection

My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me. And I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; neither shall anyone snatch them out of My hand (John 10:27–28).

The widespread terrorist attacks that …

God Gives Us Purpose

Watch, stand fast in the faith, be brave, be strong. (1 Corinthians 16:13)

The familiar Bible story of David and Goliath is taught to children and preached from pulpits on a regular basis. The young shepherd boy David is applauded

God Gives Us Perspective

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future.” (Jeremiah 29:11 NIV)

The American Dream has been