July 7, 2021

Regret . . . it’s a horrible thing. In a moment of stupidity or practical insanity, you do something for which you want to kick yourself, slap yourself, or give yourself an atomic knee drop. You wish it were a bad dream, a nightmare, but it really happened . . . and you can’t do anything about it. When I was in my 20s, the Lord would often speak to me through dreams. Today, only on rare occasion will I… Read more

July 6, 2021

Failsafe: Living Secure in God’s Acceptance is a new book written by author Kenny Luck. I caught up with Kenny recently to discuss his new book. Enjoy! Frank Viola: What provoked you to write this book? Kenny Luck: Watching the cultural attack on men, “toxic” masculinity, and male strength.Strength is not the issue. The question is: Does a man have inner character, maturity, and security guiding his strength? When he doesn’t, you get 30-year-old 13-year-olds, 40-year-old 14-year-olds, 50-year-old 15-year-olds—men with… Read more

July 6, 2021

The story of Jesus and the “sinful woman” (as Luke describers her in Luke 7) teaches us five big lessons about self-righteousness: 1. You will never know if self-righteousness lurks in your heart until you see someone you regard as “sinful” audaciously loving Jesus. How you react to that situation will uncover what’s deep within your heart. 2. Self-righteousness will disqualify you from the kingdom of God. Serving God, as Simon performed his entire life, doesn’t score brownie points with… Read more

July 5, 2021

The race problem will only grow worse until the body of Christ gets hold of a “Jesus view” of the issue and walks in it. Read this article and let me know your thoughts: A Jesus Response to the Race Problem If you feel it’s valuable, share the link to the article with your friends. Click the image below to read the article. Read more

July 4, 2021

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July 3, 2021

The 123rd episode of the “Christ is All” podcast is available. It’s called Changing the Calculus of the Culture War.  You can listen to the episode in the following venues: iTunes If you don’t use a smart phone, then click here to see the complete list of episodes on one page, including this episode     Read more

July 2, 2021

On the day she first met Jesus, Mary of Bethany helped her sister Martha prepare a meal for Jesus and His disciples. Martha’s initial complaint reveals this. Martha accused Mary of leaving her. That suggests that she did help Martha before she slipped into the public room to hear Jesus teach. As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him. She had a sister called… Read more

July 1, 2021

As a subscriber of this blog, you’re clearly interested in growing in Jesus Christ. But how do you measure if you’re really growing and making spiritual progress? Let me tell you emphatically that it’s not by how much knowledge you’ve gained. Indeed, an increasing knowledge of the Lord is certainly a basis for spiritual growth. But knowledge that’s not applied is little more than arm-chair philosophy and bloodless theory. That said, there are a number of indicators by which to… Read more

June 30, 2021

What does a contemporary, modern-day church look like when it’s taken over by the mafia? GO HERE TO FIND OUT! Read more

June 29, 2021

“Dear friends, don’t be surprised at the fiery trials you are going through, as if something strange were happening to you. Instead, be very glad—for these trials make you partners with Christ in his suffering, so that you will have the wonderful joy of seeing his glory when it is revealed to all the world. If you are insulted because you bear the name of Christ, you will be blessed, for the glorious Spirit of God rests upon you. If you suffer, however,… Read more

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