Ran across this late last night and was impressed with Dr. Heath Lambert’s presentation of his church’s recent statement on biblical sexuality. Well done. Don’t trust the media headlines. Listen to his words and explanation. And Christian, don’t flinch when the world doesn’t like it. Truth is NOT determined by a majority vote of the … More Clearing Up a Media Firestorm on Biblical Sexuality
Reading in Psalm 119 and these thoughts for applications came to mind: In particular Psalm 119:129-136. Eight Things to Pray for New Disciples That they would know the wonder of the word of God and delight in obedience. (vs. 129) …………“Your testimonies are wonderful; Therefore my soul observes them.” … More 8 Things to Pray for New Believers
Finally! The new book, in process for 40 years, now cataloged, revised, refined, and expanded; every reference checked and rechecked and rechecked again over the last two years of covid; literally thousands of hours of work invested—it’s DONE! I have great hopes that this book will be a powerful stimulus to faith and holiness among … More The New Book Has Been Published!
As I prayed through Psalm 60, I was struck by how relevant David’s Psalm of lament was for our lamentable time. There is more we can do then pray but prayer is always the place to start. The moral breakdown of the nation is everywhere evident and almost nationally ignored as the nation’s violent underbelly … More When the Violent Stalk the Land
Pray with me. “Lord Jesus, we can do nothing without You. We are so satiated with our comforts and toys, and games, and achievements, and power.We are so infatuated with new things, shiny things, beautiful things.We fail to take up our cross, we fail … More A Mid-day Prayer for Revival
Sometimes life sucks. I’m not talking about debilitating illness or tragic losses or accidents that complicate life and strain finances or betrayals of loyalty and love that hit us like a freight train with sadness and weight. These are the kind of things that are more than painful. They are frightening. And they are soul … More Loving Through Hurt
From the first sentence to last there is enough in this one paragraph to meditate for a month. (The capitalization and color emphasis is mine.) “Let us make crystal clear at the beginning of each new day, all we will get from God as believers in Jesus is MERCY. Whatever pleasures or pains may come … More One Powerful Paragraph Saturated with Christ and Gospel Truth
Isaiah 5:20 “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter! Indisputable facts: When biological men are called women because they “identify as female” When biological women are called men because they “identify as male” When men … More Living Under a Prophetic “Woe”
[Picture credits at the end.] Sometimes, we only learn of His care through the times of trauma and pain. I don’t know why this is I just know that it is. It is not a story of which Christians down through the ages have been unaware. C.S. Lewis put it this way: “Pain insists upon … More Pain and Sorrow and there Effect Under Christ
I have been rereading my collection of C.S. Lewis books. At present, Letters to an American Lady is dominating my thoughts. The book is remarkable in so many ways not the least of which is Lewis’ longsuffering patience with a woman who seems to have no end to her physical maladies and complaints about life. … More Shut Up — God Wants to Talk!