In Everything Give Thanks

On November 24, Americans will once again celebrate a national day of thanksgiving. It is a day set aside to give thanks unto God for our great heritage and the many blessings He bestows...

You Should’ve Seen What Happened on Sunday

The view from the pulpit is often interesting. People are so used to watching unresponsive TV and computer screens that they forget preachers can see them! After a while, the unexpected becomes commonplace, and...

Should Christians Follow the Jewish Clock?

Some have concluded from this that Christians may worship on Saturday nights and be as scriptural as those who worship on Sunday mornings. Is this the case?

Eternal Revenue Service

I work for the Department of Internal Revenue. Yes, I'm the chap everybody loathes. I go over income tax returns.

Coming Into God’s Presence

“My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.” 2 Corinthians 12:9  Because the Jews had defended it so fanatically, the Roman general Pompey was anxious to see what was in...

Do Children Bother You When You Preach?

On occasion, I am asked the questions, “Can you really see what is going on in the pews?” And, “Do babies and little children bother you when you are preaching?” The answers to these two...

Lord, Teach Us to Pray

When did Jesus pray? - Wendell Winkler

I’m Giving Up on Organized Religion

Scandal. Abuse. Confusion. Greed. Lies. Argument. Conflict. Hypocrisy. We get it. Why would someone want to be affiliated with organized religion? If it is of so little benefit to those who profess it, how could...

10 Guidelines for the New Year

In your relationship with . . . GOD: Be prayerful. Remember dependence and helplessness in your relationship with God are prerequisites for spiritual health. How about a thorough spiritual check-up this year? (2 Corinthians 13:5). OTHERS:...
Adhesive note with Thanks text on a bulletin board

Some Unusual Things for which to be Thankful

Be thankful that you don't already have everything you desire. If you did, what would there be to look forward to? Be thankful when you don't know ... it gives you the opportunity...