Beatitudes for Teachers

Blessed are the teachers who set a good example before their students in all things: for they are worthy members of a great calling Blessed are the teachers who know their subject: for their students...

The Finest New Testament Christian You Never Heard Of

It is important to build a good reputation; it is more important to maintain it. A good reputation takes time to build, but it can be destroyed in just a minute.

How to Face Your Golgotha

Read Matthew 26:36–46; Mark 14:32–42; Luke 22:39–46 Jesus faced the greatest test of faith in His life. He did not look forward to the events that would culminate in His own funeral.  He knew exactly what...

How Can We Not Follow Him?

When Mary first held that beautiful infant, she did not have to wrestle with what He would be called. His Father (not His stepfather) had decided. He sent a messenger to the perplexed Joseph...

The Greatest Gift of All

A long time ago in Persia, a benevolent ruler named Shah Abbis reigned

He Finished First, in 211th Place

David Sargent told the story of Josh Ripley. The Applejack Invitational Cross Country Meet in Lakeville, Minnesota, was underway when Andover High School runner Josh Ripley heard something unusual. He was in the first mile of...

No Games With God

Human beings play games with each other. I'm not talking about games like baseball or golf. I am thinking instead of those generally called "mind games." You have either played them, have had them played...

In Pursuit of Faith

Faith is the foundation upon which all the virtues are laid. It is the center from which the diameter of the Christian life is measured. It is the buoy from which the depths of...

Fresh Fish for Sale

A man was criticized for failing to provide for his family.

Three Concerns of a Good Teacher

Teaching is serious business, especially when the subject is religion. That doesn't mean that teaching should be dry, severe, or always sobering, but it does mean that teachers of God's way must realize the...