Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective. James 5:16 (NIV)

As a husband I have, occasionally, found myself the object of anger or frustration without knowing exac...

Sportsmanship and easygoing methods are all right, but it is the prospect of a hot fight that brings out the crowds. -  John McGraw

“We need to get there at least an hour before they open the doors.”

“I know,” I told my wife, “I’m hurrying.”

Although we were over an hour...

Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all. (NIV Proverbs 31:29)

Too often, it seems, we only really grasp a blessing long after the fact. I know that in my own life, I have taken many of them for granted. Some of the most important blessings in my life came i...

April 17, 2019

A very large crowd spread their cloaks on the road, while others cut branches from the trees and spread them on the road. The crowds that went ahead of him and those that followed shouted, "Hosanna to the Son of David!" "Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!...

April 10, 2019

All my friends are heathens, take it slow

Wait for them to ask you who you know

Please don't make any sudden moves

You don't know the half of the abuse – 21 Pilots, “Heathen”

Every person in this world has a narrative. We all have a story about who we are, where we came fr...

March 13, 2019

The power of the lawyer is in the uncertainty of the law. Jeremy Bentham

Imagine a person from a country outside of America. This person began sharing why he believed America was not what it claimed. This person would say that, in America, it is illegal to sell a firear...

February 27, 2019

The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending, then having the two as close together as possible. - George Burns

As a pastor, I understand the importance of the economy of words; I think that most pastor’s do. We realize that we only have a l...

February 20, 2019

If you claim to be a follower of Christ, I encourage you to consider your present commitment to a local church. – David Platt.

Have you considered how important, and biblical, is our commitment to a local church? The local church is the place where the individual Christ...

January 23, 2019

Christian perfection is that love of God and our neighbour, which implies deliverance from all sin. – John Wesley

Christian perfection is simply the love of God and neighbor that proceeds from the indwelling of the Holy Spirit. This consuming love is the true evidence o...

January 16, 2019

Christian perfection is that love of God and our neighbor… – John Wesley

Growing up, I was always under the impression that being a Christian was for the sake of going to heaven rather than hell. This was, and still is, a sad simplification. This “Jesus, to get to heave...

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