Clinging to the Vine

Every year I believe the Lord gives me a word for the year—words like faith, or hope or trust.  And…

Why We Are Free

a study in Romans 8:1     “Religion is what caused September 11!” The angry voice on the radio continued to decry…

Where's the Love?

Your spouse looks at you and says, “Honey, you’re a good person. Nice. That can make you smile, and even modestly…

Does the Bible Condone Slavery?

A college professor who attends our church approached me recently with this challenge:  "One of my students told me that…

About Augustine

Augustine's Confessions I’d like to introduce you to someone who has been a tremendous influence on me.  He’s a character,…

Persecution Increases in Middle East

A disturbing development in the Middle East: Christians in the epicenter are experiencing a dramatic surge of violence and persecution…

Rebuilding Babylon

Rebuilding Babylon in modern Iraq --a fascinating story about the ancient city where Daniel was held captive being reconstructed. And…

Encouraging Words

What ever you are dealing with or facing, I want to encourage you this week the way a friend encouraged…

It's Yom Kippur! What Does that Mean?

It’s Yom Kippur! The Day of Atonement, one of the great Feasts of the Lord, was ordained by God in…

Don't Be Afraid

Twice in the past year the Lord has given me message: Do Not Be Afraid. Here's the first one: Eighty…