God is Pruning Me

God loves me. God delivers me. God sustains me. God listens to me. God prunes me?

God’s Amazing Grace

In his historical novel based on the life of Lincoln, Gore Vidal pictures a cabinet meeting when it was evident that the South would be defeated and Lincoln’s advisors began to make plans for...

10 Phrases to Avoid

Oh be careful little mouth what you say...

A Baptism in the New Testament

It is interesting to go back in time to see the church in its primitive state….when the Spirit was still directly instructing Christians on how God wanted religion practiced.

How to Deal with Negative People

How do we deal with the criticisms of negative people?

You’re Not Going to the Prom?!

How many times have Christian teens faced a bewildered friend who says, "You're not going to the prom? This is the biggest event of your senior year! Why are you not going?" Patiently, yet confidently, they explain why they don't dance.

Thirteen Chapters and No Sin

What sin did Joseph commit? Having trouble coming up with one? You are not alone.

The Parable of the Teacup

A couple used to go to England to shop in its beautiful stores. They both liked antiques and pottery and especially teacups. On their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary, in a beautiful shop they saw a...

Six Things Most Needed in the Church

Six things we can do today to make the church a better place.

What does it mean to be forgiven?

A poet defined forgiveness as “the fragrance a flower gives the foot that crushes it.” Webster has “pardon, acquittal, to cancel, remit, or give up resentment against.” Forgiveness is found only seven times in the...