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...

When God Directs Your Path

Judges 21:25 paints a clear picture of a time when Israel had completely turned its back on God. That passage reads: “In those days there was no king in Israel: every man did that which was right in his own eyes” (KJV). The Liberty Bible Commentary says, “This...

A Study in Bitterness

After Naomi’s husband and sons had died, she and Ruth returned to Bethlehem. Her friends recognized Naomi and welcomed her, but in Ruth 1:20-21 (KJV) we see this: “And she said unto them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara: for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with...

Godly Men Needed

I’ve got a question for my male readers today: Are you a man of purity? What does this mean?  What kind of purity am I speaking about? Let’s delve into Scripture for some answers.  In I Corinthians 16:13-14, we read this exhortation: “Watch, stand fast in the faith,...

Seeing the Vision Through

“Give us clear vision that we may know where to stand and what to stand for, because unless we stand for something we shall fall for anything.” Those are the words of Peter Marshall (1902–1949), renowned pastor and statesman who was twice appointed chaplain of...