Family is a Reflection of God’s Goodness

Yet for us there is one God, the Father, from whom are all things and for whom we exist, and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom are all things and through whom we exist (1 Corinthians 8:6).  I am blessed to have a beautiful wife and two healthy children. They are more than I deserve.... Continue Reading →

Only God’s Endurance Lasts Forever

For, “All people are like grass, and all their glory is like the flowers of the field; the grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of the Lord endures forever.” And this is the word that was preached to you (1 Pet. 1:24-25)."  When I was in high school, my swim coach would... Continue Reading →

As a Christian, I can’t Vote for Clinton or Trump.

  As a Christian, I can't support Trump's misogynistic worldview, Clinton's age-based discrimination of the unborn, or Johnson's extreme view of limited government, which is borderline anarchy. Thus, I have decided to vote for a write-in candidate for President, Evan McMullin. He is a conservative leader with conservative values. You can find out more about... Continue Reading →

The Fear of the Lord Produces Wisdom

"The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy one is understanding (Prov. 9:10)." In the Bible, the word "fear" has many connotations. For instance, fear can mean respect in the way an employee views his or her boss (Josh. 24:14). It can refer to a scary or... Continue Reading →

Dear Church, Carry One Another’s Burdens!

  "Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ (Gal. 6:2)."  The Apostle Paul is writing this letter to the Church in Galatia. He knows church life can get messy. Church is not a place for the righteous, but a hospital for sick people. It's a community for... Continue Reading →

Trials Shape us to become Great for God

"Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him (James 1:12)." The Cambridge Dictionary defines a trial as, "a test, usually over a limited period of time, to discover how effective or suitable... Continue Reading →

Does Mark 16:16 Teach Baptism is an Essential Condition for Salvation?

And Jesus said to them, "Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation. He who has believed and has been baptized shall be saved; but he who has disbelieved shall be condemned." (Mark 16:15-16). -New American Standard Bible  The Scripture plainly states, "He who believes and is baptized shall be saved."... Continue Reading →

A Friendly Dialogue Concerning Baptism

  I had a great conversation with a man named David concerning Baptism. Below is our full conversation. Whether you agree or disagree with our positions, it may help you better understand what baptism is and it's relation to the gospel. Enjoy! ME: Hey David, thanks for your comments concerning baptism. I appreciate your interpretation... Continue Reading →

Misfits are fit for the Kingdom of God

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines the term misfit as "a person who is different from other people and who does not seem to belong in a particular group or situation." Does this describe you? If so, you are not alone. Growing up, I tried to fit in many tribes. In middle school, I hung out with the jocks. Somehow... Continue Reading →

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