Shared

God’s Plan For Christian Community

Picture in your mind’s eye, a very large jigsaw puzzle depicting Jesus Christ. The puzzle has billions of pieces. Together, we are the puzzle pieces that form the Body of Christ. When any piece of the puzzle is missing, the overall puzzle is not complete.  Don’t be the missing piece in the Body of Christ.…

Read More

Why Are We Afraid?

Act two of The Phantom of The Opera opens with the song Masquerade. Everyone is dressed in a costume and wearing a mask while standing on the grand staircase. Did you know that most people wear masks every day? Can anyone take us seriously if we have a mask on? Let’s take a further look…

Read More

Everyone Needs To Be Saved

If I ask you this question, “What’s wrong with the world?” how would you respond? Each person who answers the question is likely to have a different answer. In 1907, the London Daily News asked that question to all of the prominent philosophers of the day. One answer stood out among the others. Interestingly enough,…

Read More

How Do We Serve God?

Today we will embark on a nine-week journey together. This nine-part series is the countdown to the 500th edition of 4th Day Letters. Throughout these next several weeks, I will present a detailed explanation of the meaning and purpose behind Broken Door Ministries while placing the focus squarely on its importance in your life. Today,…

Read More

Empty Easter Baskets

A young man named Ted sits alone, listless, eyes vacant, lost in dark thoughts. He stares at the loaded gun in his lap. The isolation of the Covid pandemic has taken its toll. Across town, organ music fills a church. Women with colorful hats are adorned in their finest, men are in suits and children…

Read More

Constant Repairs

My wife and I have friends who are living in their existing home as they build a new one. They must continue the upkeep and maintenance on one, while constructing the other. Both houses require their attention. In a similar fashion, you and I are living in a temporary home here on earth until we…

Read More

The Buddy System

Underwater cave divers swim and wiggle through sharp, narrow, jagged crevices as they work their way through eerie, black water into the deepest, darkest, and most remote areas of a cave. What could the safety practices of one of the world’s most dangerous sports possibly teach us for our spiritual journey? To find out, I…

Read More

Standing In The Mire

Imagine for a moment, that you are standing in a long line of people. These sullen and downcast individuals are weary, having traversed a long distance to wait their turn. Not sure of what to expect, each person is prepared to acknowledge their transgressions, renounce their sins, and start life over. Standing with everyone in…

Read More

Shrouded By Fog

Have you ever been traveling in your car when a heavy fog settled in making it too treacherous to drive? As the density of the fog increases, the road ahead seems to disappear. The year 2020 is now in our rear-view mirror. What lies ahead for 2021 is shrouded in fog. Will the new year…

Read More

Do You Have Beautiful Feet?

A dear friend of mine is a retired podiatrist. I often wondered what it was like for him to spend his entire day working on someone’s feet. Jesus wasn’t a podiatrist, but we all know that He washed the feet of His apostles not long before He died. Did you know that the Bible calls…

Read More