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“When Saul and all Israel heard these words of the Philistine, they were dismayed and greatly afraid.” 1 Samuel 17:11   Words that defy God and treat Scripture with contempt bombard us every day. We often allow this barrage of words to intimidate us into silence and inaction. Like Saul[...]

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Yesterday, the Chick-fil-A Foundation announced changes in their approach to charitable giving beginning in 2020. Faith-based organizations like The Salvation Army and Fellowship of Christian Athletes are no longer listed. So, many Christians took to social media to express their displeasure. Does the Chick-fil-A decision reveal hypocrisy? Yes, I think so.[...]

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Video from a Florida Georgia Line concert in Atlanta went viral last month. Interestingly enough, the video wasn’t of the popular country music duo; nor was it one of their many hit songs. It was Chris Tomlin, a well-known Christian song writer and worship leader, singing “How Great is Our[...]

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As our nation drifts further away from biblical truth, a socially acceptable brand of Christianity is emerging. Cultural Christianity allows people to be religious without being seen as fanatical. Although their beliefs sound spiritual, they are radically different than biblical Christianity. So, while we share the term, Christian, we part[...]

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“Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” Some version of this statement is attributed to Edmund Burke (1729-1797), George Santayana (1863-1952), and Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965). I think this statement is so often repeated because it’s based in truth; and it still resonates. Those words[...]

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Lately I’ve been struck by the number of hyphenated-Christians emerging in the American Church. We hear the various religious views of Baptist or Presbyterian-Christians, Republican or Democrat-Christians, White or African-American Christians, and Male or Female-Christians. The most recent is LBTG-Christians. What? I guess that makes me a white-male-heterosexual-Southern Baptist-Christian. In[...]

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  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[...]

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Are we living in the last days? Well, the Bible tells us that as the coming of Jesus draws closer, increased lawlessness will cause hearts to become callous. People will simply adjust to sin as the new normal. Sounds familiar, doesn’t it? How else can we explain New York law-makers[...]

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Key Verse: “And there is salvation in no one else; for there is no other name under heaven that has been given among men by which we must be saved.” Acts 4:12 The majority of Americans claim some form of Christianity. Yet, less than two percent view their lives and the[...]

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