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 →

An Authentic Life is an Authentic Religion

"If anyone considers himself religious and yet does not keep a tight rein on his tongue, he deceives himself and his religion is worthless. Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world."... Continue Reading →

Bless And Love Your Enemies Like Jesus Did

"Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing (1 Peter 3:9-10)." Warren Wiersbe, an American Pastor, once said: "As Christians we can live on one of three levels. We can return evil for... Continue Reading →

Having a Unity of Mind for Spiritual Growth

"Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble (1 Peter 3:8)." When I was in college, I swam for the University of Indianapolis. Our opponents pejoratively called us the "international team" and accused us of recruiting illegal immigrants. I think they were jealous because our team, full of diversity,... Continue Reading →

Top 5 Least Evangelical Countries in the World

5. Yemen - Located in Western Asia, the Republic of Yemen is in the Arabian peninsula, borders the Gulf of Eden, the Arabian Sea, and the Red Sea. It ranks as the 50th largest country in the world at 203,850 square miles. The top 3 languages spoken are Arabic, Hindi, and Somalian. There are approximately... Continue Reading →

What is the Cure for Racism?

Racism is defined as a "belief or doctrine that inherent differences among the various human races determine cultural or individual achievement, usually involving the idea that one's own race is superior and has the right to rule others." The definition of racism itself is controversial since there is no scientific or biological evidence that there are... Continue Reading →

Fatherless Generation: Where are the Heroes?

I was fortunate to be raised in a wonderful, supportive family. Growing up, my parents never missed my sporting events, birthdays, prom nights, college orientation week, graduations, wedding, birth of my son, and everything in between. I will always remember when my father was the coach for our Baseball youth league. He built a Baseball... Continue Reading →

THE MEANING OF SUFFERING IN A BROKEN WORLD

1. Accidental suffering and evil - A pastor is cutting his front lawn. He looks up from his task just in time to see his neighbor back out of the garage--right over his three year old son, who had been hidden from the rear view mirror. The pastor runs over to assist the panicked father... Continue Reading →

LIFE ON THE VINE: GROWING IN OUR SANCTIFICATION THROUGH JESUS CHRIST

Before our son was born, my wife and I would read books, articles, and watch videos about the growth and development inside the womb. I recall week 2, where he was only the size of a sesame seed and his heart was beginning to beat for the first time. At week 15, our son was the... Continue Reading →

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