Call of Duty

“Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age”...

A Theme of Christmas: God Will Provide

As I previously noted, the Christmas story did not begin in the manger. It began in the Garden of Eden, when sin entered the picture. Adam and Eve, realizing their sin, saw they needed a covering for their nakedness. Furthermore, so arrived the need for Jesus to come...

What’s the Point of Christmas?

If you ask the question in the above headline to people in our nation, you’ll get a lot of varying answers. People will talk about gift-giving, visiting family, big meals, listening to great music, feelings of good cheer, blockbuster movies, and maybe a few Bah...

Men of Betrayal

The news these days is full of stories about powerful men taking advantage of their positions to assault young women or young men.  It’s shocking each night as we turn on the news and see new examples.  The British historian Lord Acton stated in 1887 that “Power tends...

Mercy and Grace

Mercy and grace are sometimes tough things to give.  But they are always wonderful to receive.  The idea of extending forgiveness when we have been wronged is an issue sometimes.  But we want to tell you that if you want relationships to thrive or be restored, we must...