Close

America is going through a culture shift. Victims of traumatic events, such as physical and sexual abuse, have begun to speak out in mass. Many harmful acts that have been hidden for years are finally being investigated and even prosecuted as criminal. Shining light on darkness is always a good[...]

READ MORE

“And those who know Your name will put their trust in You, For You, O Lord, have not forsaken those who seek You.” Psalm 9:10  The great preacher, Charles Haddon Spurgeon, once said, “Ignorance is worst when it amounts to ignorance of God, and knowledge is best when it exercises itself[...]

READ MORE

“…though you were slaves of sin, you became obedient from the heart…having been freed from sin, you became slaves of righteousness.” Romans 6:17-18 Jesus’ death paid for our freedom, but we need to understand what Christian freedom entails. Jesus not only paid the penalty for our sin, He also set us[...]

READ MORE

“I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.” Galatians 2:20  In[...]

READ MORE

“Christ redeemed us from the curse of the Law, having become a curse for us—for it is written, ‘Cursed is everyone who hangs on a tree.’” Galatians 3:13  Have you ever told a lie, taken something that didn’t belong to you, or lost your temper? If so, then you’re guilty[...]

READ MORE

“He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.” 2 Corinthians 5:21  Every person is born with a sin nature, making us enemies of God. Those who reject this idea see no need for a[...]

READ MORE

“Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are: immorality, impurity, sensuality…those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.” Galatians 5:19–21  Throughout this series we’ve established that God created sex exclusively for marriage. We’ve also discussed how harmful it is to pursue sexual pleasure outside[...]

READ MORE

“Flee immorality. Every other sin that a man commits is outside the body, but the immoral man sins against his own body.” 1 Corinthians 6:18  Our cultural beliefs about sexuality are increasingly harmful. Most entertainment sends the message that casual sex is not a big deal. However, contemporary thought is[...]

READ MORE

Last weekend, Stacey and I had the privilege of leading a marriage conference at First Baptist Villa Rica, Georgia. We could tell that Pastor Kevin Williams and his staff had prepared and prayed for the weekend. Not only did they have over 300 in attendance, but four people prayed to[...]

READ MORE