When Jesus saw him lying there, and knew that he already had been in that condition a long time, He said to him, "Do you want to be made well?" The sick man answered Him, "Sir, I have no man to put me into the pool when the water is stirred up; someone else always … Continue reading Do You Want To Be Well?
The guest speaker at our church yesterday gave a moving sermon on the topic of hypocrisy amongst Christians and the whole "I don't go to church because the church is full of hypocrites" argument made by many in our culture. I'm not sure where we came up with the idea that church is or should … Continue reading Sober-Minded Hypocrites
It has been a heckuva week at sea, as they say. I sit here wrapped up in blankets watching the snow fall out my window, wondering where spring has run off to, and staring at a little verse highlighted in my Bible: "For indeed the gospel was preached to us as well as to them; … Continue reading Tragedy And Daily Bread
"Where in your life do you need to know that "it is finished"? Where in your life are you still trying to earn your way, prove your worth, control your future, or get what's already yours in Christ? What responsibility do you take as your own that was never yours to begin with? "It is … Continue reading Finished
"In the age of #MeToo, where women are encouraged to tell their stories and be heard, where liberals are demanding the public trust women, I implore the nation to hear me out, to trust me. There is such little tolerance for women on the national stage who don’t agree with the hosts of The View … Continue reading Unintended Consequences
"The challenge before us then, is not merely to do what God says because He is God, but to desire what God says because He is good. The challenge is not merely to pursue righteousness, but to prefer righteousness. The challenge is to get up in the morning and prayerfully meditate on the Scriptures until … Continue reading The Real Deal
Hustle is an idol if it leads you to cut ethical corners in order to stand out in a competitive world. Katelyn Beaty I for one am completely fascinated by this past weeks crazy college recruiting scandal. The well-oiled machine that is our national media never misses a beat. I've been trying to understand why it … Continue reading On Colleges and Keeping Up