How to Find a Church

The church, what a wonderful, terrible organization! While I have always been a strong advocate of local church involvement, I’ve also learned that we need to be discerning in our choices. Below you will find some ideas to help you find … Continued

Three Reasons I Attend Church

It happens easily; we get disillusioned and refuse to attend church because it fails to meet our expectations—or even its own professions of love and grace. Not all that is done in the name of Christ reflects Christ, and so … Continued

The Power of a Question

Christians often claim that Jesus is “The Answer,” and I would never disagree with such a statement. At the same time, Jesus asked an awful lot of questions. In fact, approximately 300 are recorded in the gospels. The Son of … Continued

The Tongue Is a Consuming Fire

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The scene is apocalyptic. Intensely burning flames consuming everything in their path and shooting bright-colored embers far into the sky. In their wake, nothing but the charred remains of dead trees standing here and there over the blackened and scorched … Continued

The Profits of Outrage

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Cha-ching, cha-ching, cha-ching—the sound of a cash register—used to be the marker of sales and profits. Today, we hear the quiet click, click, click of a mouse button screaming in the world of money making. This change is especially true … Continued

Hurt by the Church?

If the Church is a living body united to the same head, governed by the same laws, and pervaded by the same Spirit, it is impossible that one part should be independent of all the rest. –Charles Hodge, scholar and author By faith Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be … Continued

Why I Voted Against Hillary Clinton

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I don’t post much about politics. Not that I think them unimportant, but I value my relationships with friends on the right and left too much to let political opinions divide us. As a result, I’ve been biting my digital … Continued

Do You Struggle with Fitting In?

Popularity has more slain prophets of God than persecution ever did. –Vance Havner, preacher and author When Ahab saw Elijah, Ahab said to him, “Is it you, you troubler of Israel?” And he answered, “I have not troubled Israel, but you have, and … Continued