Archives: December 2013

GOD IS NOT JUST SHOWING UP

December 10, 2013 - God

“Life is not a straight line leading from one blessing to the next and then finally to heaven. Life is a winding and troubled road. Switchback after switchback. And the point of biblical stories like Joseph and Job and...

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WILL THE LOST BE SAVED?

December 10, 2013 - God

“Someone asked ‘Will the heathen who have never heard the Gospel be saved?’ It is more a question with me whether we — who have the Gospel and fail to give it to those who have not — can be...

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“YOUR BEST LIFE NOW” SHOULD FOCUS ON THIS

December 9, 2013 - Serious Struggles

Sometimes denial is easier than reality. The first Christmas after Gwen’s death I recall telling friends and family that I was fine whenever they asked how I was doing. Then I’d offer a reassuring smile. I even told myself...

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DOES SANTA HAVE A PLACE IN A CHRISTIAN HOME?

December 6, 2013 - God

What is Santa bringing you for Christmas? That was a question we all loved to hear when we were kids, right? We didn’t know our parents were eagerly listening to find out what we would say to those who...

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THE REASON TO NOT BELIEVE IN MISSIONS

December 5, 2013 - Miscellaneous

“The reason some folks don’t believe in missions is that the brand of religion they have isn’t worth propagating.”

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THE SECRET ABOUT THE SMALL THINGS

December 4, 2013 - Marriage

Sometimes it’s the small things that make the biggest difference. In marriage we need to look for them and take advantage of them. Although we like to anticipate the big events and the grandest presents, the unexpected opportunities that...

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OBAMA’S ANTI – CHRISTIAN PLAN IS IN PLACE

December 2, 2013 - Politics

There’s a villain in our midst. If you’re not careful you won’t see it coming, because it’s here. As Americans, we have long believed that our government would protect us. We also knew (once upon a time) that we...

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