Do Not Be Afraid

A Word from the Lord Who doesn’t struggle with fear?  I know I do at times.  And you know what…

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…