Is Christianity In Trouble?

Look around, evil seems to be winning. It seems as if people everywhere are disregarding God’s teachings. Modern culture appears to be shifting away from God. Christianity seems to be dwindling away. Anxiety and fear are on the rise. Is it time to push the panic button? Is Christianity in trouble? Find out, I invite…

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Creatureliness

I recently stumbled upon a word I was unfamiliar with. The word was “creatureliness.” Although I was unfamiliar with this word, I was not unfamiliar with its underlying concept. Perhaps it would benefit all of us to do a quick refresher. Would it surprise you, if I told you, that all people struggle with their…

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Send Me Lord!

Each of us has been given an amazingly important gift. It came in the form of a message. The message reveals God’s plan for the salvation of His people. We know that Christ was crucified for our sins, buried, and in accordance with the Scriptures, rose from the dead on the third day. This is…

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Overcoming Addiction

Overeating, gambling, drugs, alcohol, smoking, sex, video games, porn viewing, and many other things, including even work, can become addictions. For many, the battle to break free from these addictions is lifelong. Some Christians believe that prayer alone is the path to freedom. It can be! Certainly, faith and prayer are essential to recovery. But…

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Faith Unlocks The Mystery Of Life

Quite often we hear people exclaim, “Faith is a private matter”. It is not! Faith is, rather, both personal and communal. As a personal act, faith is our free profession of belief in the truth revealed by God. But faith is not merely a private act. As Christians, we profess our faith together when we…

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Life’s Big Questions

It was time for my morning prayer ritual. I stepped onto the back deck of my mountain home at 3am for my hot tub rendezvous with God. The frigid air smacked my skin. Its sting was amplified by the 30 mile per hour wind. With haste, I removed the cover. In an instant, I was…

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God Focused Plans for the New Year

Here we are at the beginning of yet another year. For some, last year was a difficult year, for others it was a good year, and still for others, 2021 marked their last year of life. Time marches on. It is now 2022. None of us knows what lies ahead. Have you made your New…

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Light Overcame Darkness

History is littered with the heinous and despicable acts of humankind. There has been no shortage of human atrocities. Our Savior came into the world as the Prince Of Peace, yet on the heels of His birth, a terrible atrocity occurred. Herod ordered the massacre of all the boys in Bethlehem and its vicinity two…

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The Incarnation of God

And the angel said to her, “The holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. Therefore, the child to be born will be called holy, the Son of God” (Luke 1:35). Permit me to ask you two questions. Could anything else be written about the birth of…

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Have A Mary Christmas!

No that was not a typo, nor was it a spelling mistake, I meant to write “Mary Christmas” not Merry Christmas. Humans have always had heroes to look up to. History is filled with them. Christianity is filled with heroes too! We call them saints. Since the earliest days of Christianity, Mary has been considered…

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