Are we holding our young people Back?

“I just don’t know what to think about kids in this generation.” “Kids today just want to play video games. They have no desire to study the Bible” “I’m scared to think of what the future of the church will be when I look at the next generation.”   I have heard these statements along … Continue reading Are we holding our young people Back?

Strap on your Sword!

  One of the most inspiring accounts contained in Old Testament scripture concerning the resiliency and work ethic of God’s people can be found in the book of Nehemiah. If you want the full picture of what is happening you need to go back to the book of Jeremiah.   The short version: Jeremiah was … Continue reading Strap on your Sword!

Jesus, Friend of Sinners

Religious people, have often fallen in the trap of being hypocrites, and holier than thou. It was true in the days of Jesus, and if we are not careful, it can be true of us today as well. In Luke chapter 7 this is pointed out clearly. Many people mocked John the Baptist because he … Continue reading Jesus, Friend of Sinners

“4 Questions Christians Need to Stop Asking”

  Generally speaking, I love it when I am teaching Bible class and someone raises their hand, or just interrupts me with a question. I enjoy the questions because often times the one asking, has a different view point than I do and I can learn from them. Other times I enjoy it simply because … Continue reading “4 Questions Christians Need to Stop Asking”

“The King Has Fallen, and So Have You”

Most Bible students know king David as the great king of Israel, the guy who killed Goliath, the guy who cheated on his wife with Bathsheba, or the man after God’s own heart. Without a doubt, David’s life had it’s ups and downs.                Some of the most powerful … Continue reading “The King Has Fallen, and So Have You”

The Power of the Tongue and Sniper Fire

  Lt. General Russel Honore revealed a real life, humorous account in his book, “Leadership in the New Normal” He wrote about something that happened while he was assisting with the relief efforts in the city of New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina. Outside of the Saints stadium where thousands were seeking shelter after being displaced, … Continue reading The Power of the Tongue and Sniper Fire