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Scrub Up?

Before I became a Christian, I wanted nothing to do with Christianity or religion!  I just knew I’d have to stop doing all the “fun” things I was doing!  Controlled by the flesh, I had no concept these things were

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Worldly?

“You are still worldly.  For since there is jealousy and quarreling among you, are you not worldly?”  1 Corinthians 3:3 What a biting indictment from the Apostle Paul.  Can you imagine just for a moment being the elders or the

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Students?

For years now I’ve been learning a little more about Jesus each and every day.  I suppose I’ve learned more than the average person, but surely I’ll not understand all of His teachings while I’m in this earthly body.  If

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Help Me!

“He [Jesus] said to them:  ‘It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father has set by his own authority.  But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be

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Enemy Evangelists!

Although today’s title may seem to be an oxymoron, there actually is such a thing as an enemy evangelist.  Not only is Satan busy causing death and destruction at every moment, but he’s got plenty of help pointing people toward

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Just Do It!

“Why do you call me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ and do not do what I say?”  Luke 6:49 The main problem with Christians is not that we’ve never been taught what to do and how to do it.  The problem is we

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Total Depravity

Have you ever heard the term “The total depravity of man?”  It gets tossed around quite a bit in church and in Christian circles–maybe you’ve heard it.  Either way, I think the phrase itself conjures up misconceptions about its true meaning. 

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New Car Fever!

Every few years I used to get a real bad case of “new car fever.”  I don’t know if you’ve ever been there or not, but the disease has quite a few close relatives… “new video game fever” and “new

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American Values

Top 2 American Values: #1.  Comfort #2.  Convenience Serving God will get you neither of these. “… If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.”  Jesus of Nazareth (Luke

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A Funeral?

“He [Jesus] said to another man, ‘Follow me.’  But the man replied, ‘Lord, first let me go and bury my father.’  Jesus said to him, ‘Let the dead bury their own dead, but you go and proclaim the kingdom of

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