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In talking with other pastors, I’ve noticed that a few topics come up in just about every conversation. Our situations are different but we share common challenges of pastoring in a pandemic. Many of these issues are just as frustrating for church members as they are for pastors. While there[...]

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“How blessed are those whose way is blameless, who walk in the law of the Lord. How blessed are those who observe His testimonies, who seek Him with all their heart.” Psalm 119:1-2   We read the Bible for numerous reasons. Some of those reasons, however, are either misguided or selfish. For example,[...]

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“He who overcomes, I will grant to him to sit down with Me on My throne, as I also overcame and sat down with My Father on His throne.” Revelation 3:21   An old hymn says, “The way of the cross leads home.” Now, think about those words in context[...]

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“I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot; I wish that you were cold or hot. So because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will spit you out of My mouth.” Revelation 3:15–16   Today’s passage contains one of the most sobering truths of[...]

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“To the angel of the church in Laodicea write: The Amen, the faithful and true Witness, the Beginning of the creation of God, says this:” Revelation 3:14   Where do you turn to find out how you’re doing spiritually? From a human standpoint we tend not to see ourselves as[...]

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Living in the midst of a pandemic, along with tremendous political and public unrest, can create anxiety and confusion. For many, the stress level multiplies as we move further away from some of America’s foundational freedoms. Keeping a biblical perspective on our changing culture and current events is essential for[...]

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We often emphasize the importance of reading and studying the Bible. This month’s article, “A Biblical Perspective on Changing Culture” is the perfect example of why it’s vital. In order to maintain a biblical worldview, believers need to be in God’s Word daily. So, we wanted to provide a list[...]

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“Deliver those who are being taken away to death, And those who are staggering to slaughter, Oh hold them back.” Proverbs 24:11   Several British clergymen visited Dwight L. Moody during one of his evangelistic tours in London. They wondered why this poorly educated American was so effective in winning[...]

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“If you are slack in the day of distress, Your strength is limited.” Proverbs 24:10   We live in distressful days. The Bible, however, still contains all we need for the days in which we live. God’s Word informs, instructs, and strengthens us. But allowing adversity and anxiety to overwhelm[...]

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