Jesus said "If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also." --John 15:20 In fact, everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted... 2 Timothy 3:12 “I have told you these things, so that in Me you may have peace. In this world you will have tribulation. But take … Continue reading Expect It: Wars and Rumors of Wars
Paul Harvey, ABC radio commentary, April 03, 1965: "If I were the devil... I would not be happy until I had seized the ripest apple on the tree — thee. So, I would set about however necessary to take over the United States. I'd subvert the churches first, and I would begin with a campaign … Continue reading Mission Accomplished
I can't believe it's 2 days before Christmas!! Where did December go? Where did 2021 go?? As a kid growing up on a farm with two older brothers, a dog or two, several cats, milk cows, sheep, a couple of ponies, and a go cart, I didn't know we were dirt poor. I don't think … Continue reading Christmas Thoughts
Freedom Melting, Part 2
My brother commented on Freedom Melting, then he read the Worthy Brief devotion below. He said "I read your melting freedom article and then read today's Worthy Brief. I had commented on the article that perhaps God will save our country through the church. Then I read the Worthy Brief. God told Solomon that "If … Continue reading Freedom Melting, Part 2
Religion or Relationship?
Have you ever heard someone say about a person “they’re very religious”? Then some people apply the term to some activity or habit, like “I ‘religiously’ follow my diet.” What do you think of when you hear that word? What does “religion” mean, and why does it mean what it does to different people? I … Continue reading Religion or Relationship?
Billy Graham told the story about a man walking who came upon the site of a newly constructed cathedral. The stone mason was busy at a work bench shaping the last piece, the piece that went on the very top of the spire. The man inquired about what the mason was doing. “Well,” he replied, … Continue reading Fitting In
What Does It Mean?
Pastor Marvin R. Knight explains what it means to be a Christian, and how to become a Christian.
It’s a Big Deal
In his book "The Insanity of God" Nik Ripken gives the account of a Muslim-background woman who had been working in the refugee camps between two Asian countries as a women's advocate. She represented women who had been raped by members of the Taliban, and was working to hold them accountable in the International Courts … Continue reading It’s a Big Deal
The New Nationalism?
Tony Perkins' The Washington Update has an article that should be very troubling to Christians across America. It talks about "Christian nationalism." Most disturbing is the fact that it comes from a group of left-leaning church leaders! They claim this new type of nationalism is a "persistent threat to both our religious communities and our … Continue reading The New Nationalism?
Douglas Raine posted this article on the Full Gospel Businessmens Training page. It's called "17 Inches-- by John Scolinos". Twenty years ago, in Nashville , Tennessee , during the first week of January, 1996, more than 4,000 baseball coaches descended upon the Opryland Hotel for the 52nd annual ABCA's convention. While I waited in line … Continue reading Home Plate