I was once flying from London to Africa for mission work. Across the aisle sat a young man going on a two-year Mormon mission. Having an extended flight, we struck up a conversation. We did not share the same faith, but we were both on a mission. Inwardly, his plight stirred me in several ways. ...Continue reading
If you were to build something and reach for the best tool in your tool box what tool would you reach for? Let’s say you were a contractor in charge of building a house and as you looked on the job site you saw a myriad of skilled workers: concrete and foundation experts, plumbers, carpenters,...Continue reading
Do you ever think about the court room imagery in the Bible? Do you ever ponder about your legal standing before God? It is tough to read First John 2:1-2 without thinking of Jesus Christ as the ultimate defense attorneys! Hands down, no attorney from Yale, Harvard, or Stanford could compare. Indeed, no legal mind...Continue reading
“But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere”(James 3:17). Our nation longs for justice that is blind and unbiased when individuals go to judge a matter. Depictions of lady justice portray her holding a set of scales while being blind-folded...Continue reading
One of the great blessings for the Lord’s church down through centuries has been Divine insight into issues that plagued the church at Corinth. Corinth had multiple challenges that tested their faith. Studying this congregation has been a light of—what to do—in facing congregational adversity for Christian saints for nearly 2000 years. The good news...Continue reading
Gift giving is in on America’s mind. Black Friday and Cyber Monday bring consumers out in mass looking to jump on that unbelievable deal they can’t pass up. It will be a season filled with joy in giving and receiving. Americans will have others on their mind as they bring delight to the eyes of...Continue reading
The resiliency of God’s word is fascinating! It remains a robust and solid source of Divine insight throughout time and history (Ps. 119:89, Mt. 24:35, 1 Pt. 1:23,25). Isaiah 40:8 states “The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God will stand forever.” Archeology supports the resiliency of God’s word. Consider the...