The True Spirit of Christmas

I love to be with my family at Christmas and to recall warm Christmases I spent with my late father and mother and others who are now in heaven. I also love to find ways to help those in need, particularly at Christmas when gift-giving has such importance. But as...

The Ministry of Angels and the Birth of Jesus

My friend Dr. Elmer Towns says, “A miracle is the interruption of the laws of nature for a divine purpose.” The virgin birth of Jesus is one of the foundations of Christianity and a miracle that continues to astound us today. There are several notable miracles in the...

Guarding Against Deception

Jude is a small book in the back of our Bibles and some might think, because of its slight dimension, that it doesn’t have much to say. However, Jude is a true powerhouse of a book, one that gives wise warning to Christians to stay away from false teachings while also...

The Faithfulness of God

As a pastor, I frequently talk to believers about the faithfulness of God. Quite often, I visit hospital rooms where a saint of God is experiencing their final days. Usually it is I who comes out of the room encouraged because I see in those dear Christians that...

Are You Discouraged?

Do you ever look at our nation and feel a sense of discouragement? Maybe you see the unrest that seems to be breaking out more and more. Or maybe you hear the false teachings that are occurring. Or maybe you think that the church is losing the battle for the heart of...

On the Ground with Hurricane Irma

When I surprised my wife Shari with a trip to St. Martin for our 25th anniversary, I had no idea that one of the biggest storms in history would join us.We attempted to get away on an early flight, but it was cancelled and we went through this astounding Category 5...