It’s Your Family (Part 1)

(From the Family Focus Series) by Michael Catt Joshua 24:14ff I. Six Declining Trends in the Family:A. Diversity     “The American Family does not exist. Rather, we are creating many American families of diverse style and shapes. In unprecedented numbers, our families are unalike…” -Newsweek     – Cohabitation     – Gay and lesbian “families”     […]

"Truth is always strong, no matter how weak it looks; and falsehood is always weak, no matter how strong it looks." - Phillips Brooks


"If we cannot go away for a vacation, we can take an "inside vacation" and find grace to help in time of need. God gives more rest than time will allow!" - Vance Havner


“It is easier to serve God without a VISION, easier to work for God without a CALL, because then you are not bothered by what God requires; common sense is your guide, veneered over with Christian sentiment. But if once you receive a commission from Jesus Christ, the memory of what God wants will always come like a goad; and you will no longer be able to work for Him on the common sense basis.” - Oswald Chambers

God’s Will

Quitting Church

This column was syndicated by Scripps Howard News Service on 09/24/2008 At the last church she attended before dropping out, Julia Duin was not impressed with the service opportunities available to her as a single woman. She could do child-care work, greet people at the door or join the women in the altar guild. However, […]

Largest Freshman Class in History

(As seen in Threads Media, August 12, 2008) A friend sent me a piece of information that rocked me back in my chair. This year’s freshman class of college students in the U.S. numbers 13.6 million, which is the largest in history. Who is going to introduce these to students to Christ, since there are […]

We Become What We Worship

A Biblical Theology of Idolatry – G. K. Beale. IVP Academic. “Employing Isaiah 6 as his interpretive lens, Beale demonstrates that this understanding of idolatry permeates the whole canon, from Genesis to Revelation. Beale concludes with an application of the biblical notion of idolatry to the challenges of contemporary life.” 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, […]

Is Believing in God Irrational?

– Amy Orr-Ewing. IVP Books. “(Orr-Ewing) gives welcome answers to those who are trying to make sense of the many voices being heard in the world today. While every generation seems to have its Nietzsche declaring, “God is dead,” Amy shows that God is indeed very real, and belief in him can give meaning to […]

God Remembered

For eight years, noted Russian author and historian Alexander Solzhenitsyn was sentenced to exile in a Soviet labor camp. While there, his parents died, his wife divorced him, and a tumor was found on him that began the spread of cancer in his body. Under the weight of the unbearable burden, Solzhenitsyn saw no reason […]

The Choices You Make and the Road You Take

Every year millions of people in America make News Year’s resolutions. Most of them don’t last six weeks. It’s much like what happens when we see people rededicating their lives to Christ. They mean well, they have good intentions, but soon after that decision, they go back to their old rut and routine. They lack […]

F Is for Fullness (Part 1)

“I do hope my Father will let the river of my life go flowing fully till the finish. I don’t want it to end up in a swamp.” The British preacher and writer F. F. Meyer spoke those words, and I have often pondered the two images he used: the river and the swamp. The […]