Five Causes of Decline in Belief

Modern Philosophy. After the Renaissance and the Protestant Reformation, men were much freer to explore new ideas. Some began to question everything and believe in nothing. The British philosopher David Hume (1711–1776) argued that...

How to Deal with Negative People

How do we deal with the criticisms of negative people?

With His Last Breath

Every breath we take brings us closer to our last. We do not know when our final life-sustaining draw will be. While we should not live in a panic, we need to live with a sense of urgency.

The Power of Encouragement

Someone once said, “We live by encouragement, and we die without it—slowly, sadly, and angrily...”

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...

Compassion

God has always shown compassion to His children (Psalm 86:15; Psalm 117:2; Isaiah 49:15; Ephesians 2:7; Titus 3:4), and He expects His children to pass along compassion to others. How do we do that?

A National Prayer

Almighty God, who has given us this good land for our heritage, we humbly beseech Thee...

But Before That…

In 1992, when Governor Kirk Fordice stated unreservedly, “America is a Christian nation,” the response bordered on hysteria. But before that... Congress declared 1983 to be the “Year of the Bible” and stated that the Bible,...

How to Handle Criticism

Criticism is something all Christians experience. We should expect it. It simply is not possible to please everyone. If it were possible to please all men, then we would not please Jesus who said, “Woe unto you when all men shall speak well of you! for so did their fathers to the false prophets” (Luke 6:26). How should we deal with criticism?

What Jesus Told Me to Tell You

Just before returning to heaven, Jesus pointed a nail-scarred hand at a world for which He had just died and told His followers to “go.” The message they were to take was the simple gospel....