More and More, We Ask, ‘Why’?

This violent world continues to astound us.  I’m sure everyone who awoke to the news of the Las Vegas shooting on Monday morning asked themselves: What could drive someone to do this?  It seems like we catch ourselves asking these types of questions more and more. ...

Killing by Any Other Name

Last month, a story emerged that the nation of Iceland has virtually eliminated Down Syndrome births.  How have they accomplished this?  Through abortion. This prompted CBS to proclaim, “Iceland is on pace to virtually eliminate Down Syndrome through abortion.”  This...

Hating Our Neighbors

How did we get here?  As we watch the news, it’s almost like the Civil War, brother against brother.  Civil discourse seems to be a thing of the past and kindness, generosity and understanding are forgotten virtues.  Brotherly love seems to be obsolete. There are...

The Destructive Nature of Bitterness

In the Book of Ruth, we see that after Naomi’s husband and sons had died, she and Ruth returned to Bethlehem, where Naomi was from.  Her friends recognized quickly Naomi and welcomed her, but in Ruth 1:20-21 (KJV) we see this: “And she said unto them, Call me not...

Flannelgraph Faith

I have been preaching a sermon series titled “Flannelgraph Faith” and I would like to share some truths from this series. Do you remember when you were a kid in Sunday school and your teacher would have cookies and juice for you?  And she would teach you the great...

Are You Poor in Spirit?

On Sunday, the greatest preacher that I have ever known was our speaker at Thomas Road Baptist Church. It was my father, Jerry Falwell. We went back and found a message dad gave in 1975, wherein he discussed the proper way for Christians to live for God. It was so...