Every December our collective thoughts turn to the little town of Bethlehem. We sing about it, read about it, and have a picture of it in our… Read more “Reflections on Bethlehem”
What Is the Difference between Pagan, Agnostic, and Atheist?
originally published for Crosswalk.com “The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; all who follow his precepts have good understanding. To him belongs eternal praise.” – Psalm… Read more “What Is the Difference between Pagan, Agnostic, and Atheist?”
Our Young People Truly are Under Attack
So it appears that some college students are “shaking” at the thought of the Vice-President speaking at their school. Now…regardless of your politics, something is dreadfully, terribly… Read more “Our Young People Truly are Under Attack”
The Top Bible Verse of 2018 – What are We Afraid of?
According an article in Christianity Today, the most popular Bible verse of 2018 is Isaiah 41:10: “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not… Read more “The Top Bible Verse of 2018 – What are We Afraid of?”
What Does Shalom Mean & Why Is it Important?
Originally posted at Crosswalk.com There is something special and moving about being greeted by the word Shalom! It can warm the heart and comfort the spirit. But… Read more “What Does Shalom Mean & Why Is it Important?”
“I Am the Way, the Truth, and the Life” – What Jesus Really Meant
Originally published at crosswalk.com Many of us are familiar with John 14, where Jesus tells His disciples that He is the Way, the Truth, and the Life. … Read more ““I Am the Way, the Truth, and the Life” – What Jesus Really Meant”
Our Manipulated Society and the Two Minutes Hate
“For God has not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind” – II Timothy 1:7 If you… Read more “Our Manipulated Society and the Two Minutes Hate”
Choosing to Believe When There Is Every Reason Not To
How can we keep our faith when every indication is that our faith is misplaced? How can we trust God to deliver us when others have fallen?… Read more “Choosing to Believe When There Is Every Reason Not To”
The Christian Standard Bible – A Review of the Latest Bible Translation
About a month ago I was sent a review copy of the new Christian Standard Bible. I have been getting acquainted with it and am excited to… Read more “The Christian Standard Bible – A Review of the Latest Bible Translation”
Pentecost: The Day the Church was Born
“Save yourselves from this corrupt generation.” These words were spoken by Peter on the day the Church was born, and these words still ring as relevant today… Read more “Pentecost: The Day the Church was Born”
You Are Good To Me
The last time I released original music it was Christmas time, and it is exciting to get another song out there. There is a certain joy in the… Read more “You Are Good To Me”
The Knives Are Out…
I’ve written about the peculiar Christian practice of arguing over films before, and find it interesting that we as Christians are so ready to pull out the knives and… Read more “The Knives Are Out…”
Ngilapha, Send Me.
Every once in a while I take time to write about the various ministries my family members are involved in. Last year my daughter Ruth made her… Read more “Ngilapha, Send Me.”
“His Steadfast Love Endures Forever” Yesterday I released a song that is very special to me, titled “Steadfast Love”, and I would be thrilled and honored if you… Read more “Steadfast Love”
A Proverb A Day
The book of Proverbs is a book of wisdom, and I for one will take all the wisdom I can get! In a world where our lives… Read more “A Proverb A Day”
The Last Week of the Year
Christmas is a time of remembrance. The season guides us to reminisce about the joys and sorrows of years past, filling our days with favorite movies, nostalgic… Read more “The Last Week of the Year”
Just Drop the Blanket
AUTHOR’S NOTE: click here for a non-exhaustive list of publications and websites that have referenced or republished ‘Drop the Blanket’. It is a blessing to know that… Read more “Just Drop the Blanket”
Under the Sun
Like many of you, I am weary of what the world has to offer.
What Must One Do To Be Saved?
Earlier this week, former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg made a fairly astonishing statement: “I am telling you if there is a God, when I get to heaven… Read more “What Must One Do To Be Saved?”
Noah: a follow-up…
I wrote in my last blog about the fact that Christians need to be thoughtful in how we respond to films such as Noah, and films in… Read more “Noah: a follow-up…”