Why So Much Adversity in Life?

Adversity is the diamond dust heaven polishes its jewels with. –Robert Leighton, pastor and scholar When David and his men arrived at the town, they found it burned down. Their wives, sons, and daughters had been kidnapped. David and the … Continued

Secure in God’s Promises

Gather the riches of God’s promises. Nobody can take away from you those texts from the Bible which you have learned by heart. –Corrie Ten Boom, Holocaust survivor and inspirational speaker “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous! Do not tremble … Continued

The God Factor

Faith is a reasoning trust, a trust which reckons thoughtfully and confidently upon the trustworthiness of God. –John Stott, Christian scholar and author Saul went on one side of the mountain, and David and his men on the other side … Continued

Ours Is a Different World

My father-in-law (Ted) passed away several months back. It was a difficult time for the entire family as we lost a man we dearly loved. Understandably, my mother-in-law got the worst of the deal. Not only did she lose her … Continued

Should Christians Support Israel?

One of the hallmarks of conservative Christianity is an unwavering support for the nation of Israel. Through conservative eyes, Israel is God’s chosen nation, so if a nation wants to be blessed by God, she must stand with Israel through … Continued

The Secret to Defying Conventional Wisdom

After showing up at for tryouts with the Houston Astros, José Altuve was told not to return. It had nothing to do with a lack of ability; conventional wisdom simply considered a 5’5” man to be too short to play … Continued

The First Step to Defeating a Giant

The contrast could not have been more extreme. There stood the shepherd boy, David, facing Goliath. The towering giant carried a massive spear, wore the protection of heavy armor, and was flanked by an armor bearer. David—a young teenager of … Continued

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