When David Really Messed Up

David is one of the most popular characters in the Bible. He triumphed over a lion, a bear, and a giant. He maintained integrity while hunted like a wild animal by King Saul. He even...

The Problem Everybody Has but Nobody Talks About

 Hans Christian Anderson’s short story “The Emperor’s New Clothes” is about two weavers who promised an emperor new clothes that would be invisible to anyone unfit for his position. They made no clothes at...

It Is Not What You Have

A king suffered a terribly painful sickness. His advisor told him that the only cure was to locate a contented man and ask for his shirt to wear night and day.  Immediately messengers were sent...

A New You in the New Year

This sounds like a commercial line from a weight loss clinic, a fitness club, a hair salon, or a skin cream company, but it's not. It's about making decisions about spiritual well-being. Are you...

Can One Rely on the Bible?

Yes, absolutely. While we do not have an original copy of the Bible, it has been faithfully handed down from one generation to another.

The Remedy for Judging

1) Love. Love is always slow to expose, always eager to believe the best, always hopeful, always patient (1 Corinthians 13:7; cf. 1 Peter 4:8). The faults of others will appear thick if our love for...

Random Kindness

According to the Associated Press, Chuck Wall, a human relations instructor at Bakersfield College in California, was watching the news one day when a cliché from a from a broadcaster stuck in his mind: “Another random act of senseless violence.”

The Indestructible Word

The psalmist said, “For ever, O Lord, thy word is settled in heaven” (Psalm 119:89; cf. 1 Peter 1:23–25).

Naming the Devil in Your Will

A man was cleaning out his desk and found a shoe repair ticket that was ten years old. He figured he had nothing to lose to try to collect his shoes. He presented it to...

Sermons We Can See

I'd rather see a sermon than to hear one any day...