Daily Devotional: Remember Those Who Are In Prison

"Continue to remember those in prison as if you were together with them in prison, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering (Hebrews 13:3)." When I was in seminary, once a month my professor would visit the state penitentiary to preach the gospel. He would invite his students to join him... Continue Reading →

What Does The Bible Teach About Tattoos?

Tattoos are more popular than ever before. Did you know that as many as 145 million Americans (44%) have a tattoo? According to the Wall Street Journal, the number of people getting tattoos are increasing 7.7% annually. Since this practice affects most of the culture, it's important to ask: What does the Bible say about... Continue Reading →

Should Christians Abstain From Drinking Alcohol?

I believe it is wise for Christians to abstain from drinking alcohol. This doesn't mean alcohol is a sin. Nor does it mean that believers can't have a beer or glass of wine. The Bible only condemns drunkenness (Prov. 23:29-35; Eph. 5:18). However, I do believe it is prudent to abstain from alcohol for many... Continue Reading →

Why Does God’s Providence Matter Today?

The providence of God matters today. Providence is defined as "the protective care and guidance of God." Providence encompasses God's sovereignty to continually uphold, guide, and care for his creation (Dan. 4:35; Prov. 16:33; Rom 8:28). His intimate involvement in creation expresses this notion of being a relational God. Philippians 4:19 states this well: "And... Continue Reading →

The Bible Story That Led Me To Trust In Jesus For Salvation

The year was 2007. It was a sunny November morning. I brewed coffee and sat down in my brown leather chair next to the window. I just moved into this new house a few blocks away from the university I attended. My old friends would call me every now and then to ask me to... Continue Reading →

Haiku Poem: The Rising Sun

As the darkness fadesThe nearing dawn births new hopeWith the rising sun. In the book of Lamentations, Jeremiah writes: "The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness (Jer. 3:22-23)." What an awesome reminder that as the darkness fades, the... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotional: Trusting God In The Midst Of A Pandemic

"Trust in the Lord and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture." -Psalm 37:3 In the year 2020, COVID-19 changed the world. Face masks were required in public. Travel was restricted. The world became less stable and more politically divided. Socialization was decreased because of social distancing while fear continually rose. Many... Continue Reading →

Dear Husband, Are You Loving Your Wife Like Christ Loves The Church?

"Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her." -Ephesians 5:25 In June, my wife and I will be celebrating our 10 year anniversary! It has been a joy, privilege, and honor to be her husband. I am beyond blessed to have her companionship as we navigate through... Continue Reading →

5 Simple Steps For Starting And Growing Your Christian Website Or Blog

Did you know that by starting a Christian website, you could potentially reach the entire world for Christ? Your passion alone could change millions of lives around the world. I can't think of any better conduit for fulfilling the great commission---going into all the world and preaching the gospel---than the global internet that fits within... Continue Reading →

Haiku Poem: Trust In Jesus Alone

Jesus made it clear.Repent or you will perish.He said this in love. God desires that all people repent from sin and receive the free gift of eternal life. Jesus spoke this difficult truth with love and grace. You can trust that He is a good God. He wants the best for your life. Will you... Continue Reading →

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