October 21, 2019

What does the Bible say about our thoughts? Can we control them or are there other influences which affect our thoughts? Read more

October 17, 2019

Here are 5 amazing tools that the Christian author can use to publish and promote their books. Read more

September 3, 2019

God places a high value on godly virtues, so here are the top 13 Bible verses about virtue as found in Scripture. Second Peter 1:5-7 For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with virtue, and virtue with knowledge, and knowledge with self-control, and self-control with steadfastness, and steadfastness with godliness and godliness with brotherly affection, and brotherly affection with love. A virtuous person is one who has high moral standards, and acts with integrity, honesty, and... Read more

August 8, 2019

Do colors have special meaning in the Bible? In some cases, they do. Red as Atonement Almost every time I see a rainbow, I’m reminded of God’s promise that “the waters shall no more become a flood to destroy all flesh” (Gen 9:15), but colors in the Bible sometime portray an attribute of God or signify a purpose. One example is the color red. After the fall in the Garden, and the loss of fellowship with God, “the Lord God... Read more

July 1, 2019

You probably know what vetting is, but what is the most extreme vetting possible? Vetting The word vetting typically refers to the performance of background checks as part of a screening process. This takes place before a decision on whether that person is qualified or trustworthy for such a position. Most employers require a background check, but the more important the position is, the more thorough the vetting is. The vetting could also be for the purpose of allowing someone... Read more

June 27, 2019

Depending on how you choose to look at it, life can be a glass half empty or a glass half full. Discontentment I can’t remember who said it, but I remember hearing something like this. In this life, you can choose to live in two tents…the tent of contentment or the tent of discontent. One seems a lot better to live in than the other, especially for those who have to live in it, but for the ones living with... Read more

June 24, 2019

What’s it like being baptized in prison? Why are so many getting baptized? Set Free Once again, I had the great joy this year of baptizing several men in a state prison. Where they had been imprisoned by the state, they have been set free by the Son. Jesus said that whoever sins is enslaved by sin, but He came to set them free. Concerning those enslaved by sin, Jesus said, “The slave does not remain in the house forever;... Read more

June 21, 2019

Believers can help to make the world a better place, but is that really our main goal? Is a “social gospel” biblical? Soup They say that if you help others to help themselves, God is pleased, and I believe He is, but to offer the soup and soap without salvation is to leave off the most important subject; the Bread of Life, Jesus Christ. If we only try to make the world a better place, but fail to share the... Read more

June 19, 2019

You’ve probably read or heard about some of the greatest love stories of all time, but this one tops them all! God Demands No one can enter heaven on their own merits. To attempt to do so is contrary to the gospel of Jesus Christ. We are not saved by works but by a free gift of grace from God (Eph 2:8-9). Works are worthless as far as earning our salvation. They are dirty rags at best (Isaiah 64:6), and... Read more

June 17, 2019

Some of God’s attributes also say a lot about His character, so here are 5 major attributes that speak volumes about God. God is Holy The only attribute of God that is mentioned three times in Scripture is that God is holy. Isaiah the Prophet wrote that he saw seraphim over the Lord’s throne, “Each had six wings: with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew. And one called to... Read more

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