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Speak Life

Speak Life

The mouths of Christ followers are not be instruments of evil. “The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life…” (Proverbs 10:11a). Two conditions must be met if we are to “speak life.”

The Irreplaceable Head

The Irreplaceable Head

Often people leave a local church for another one… But the biggest tragedy is an abandonment of faith altogether. Churches are replaceable by other churches, but Jesus Christ is irreplaceable.

To God Be the Glory

To God Be the Glory

Seminary professor Howard Hendricks well stated, “I cannot glorify Jesus Christ and myself at the same time.” Neither can we.

Tranquil, Not Triggered

Tranquil, Not Triggered

God’s people are commanded, “…But let everyone be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger”. Unfortunately, the exact opposite is frequently true. What steps can be taken for us to become more tranquil and less triggered?

Don’t Be Duped

Don’t Be Duped

The empty deceptions of the world are antithetical to the person, practices, and proclamation of Christ. To prevent being “taken captive,” let’s consider 3 ways the world’s malevolent philosophies manifest themselves.

Is Your ‘Hedge of Protection’ Due for an Upgrade?

Is Your ‘Hedge of Protection’ Due for an Upgrade?

The popular prayer for a “hedge of protection” may be getting an upgrade to stronger materials. Many pastors and missionaries, seeing a higher level of danger both physically and spiritually in today’s culture, are praying for a more substantial means of protection than the hedge.

Get On the Ball

Get On the Ball

If we are going to get out of this alive we need to “get on the ball!” Naturally we search for self-prescribed solutions. At best, our answers provide physical and temporary relief for what is a spiritual and eternal problem.

Goodbye Groaning

Goodbye Groaning

God’s Word provides humanity with the only means to cope with and conquer the groaning we hope will go away.

Grateful Groaning

Grateful Groaning

Our present groaning exposes our frailty resulting in either griping or gratitude. Griping if we’re demanding a life free of suffering. Gratitude if we’re expecting the best is yet to come.

Faith, Not Fear, in the New Year

Faith, Not Fear, in the New Year

It’s high time for God’s people to live in faith and not in fear. We can’t deny the hardships and challenges of 2020, but we can determine to cling to God’s presence, power, and promises in 2021.

The Light of Life

The Light of Life

Light exposes what is in the dark. The mercy of Bethlehem’s manger is that light also expels darkness. Jesus declared, “I am the light of the world…”

Rulers, Neighbors and Politics

Rulers, Neighbors and Politics

Jesus is our sovereign King and your neighbor is God’s image-bearer. Those truths should help inform our politics and how Christians speak about politics in front of a watching and voting world.

Peace in Pandemic Panic & Political Polarization

Peace in Pandemic Panic & Political Polarization

Most of us clamor for peace of mind, peace in the streets, and peace in relationships, but fail to recognize the source of our unrest and solution to it. Rebellion against God leads to unrest. God made it possible for us to be at peace with Him by placing the punishment for our rebellion on His Son, Jesus.

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