Our country was never more vulnerable to the attack of other nations than during the Civil War. President Abraham Lincoln knew this all too well, which is why, when beginning his Address to the Republican Convention, he chose to use these eternally true words of Jesus Christ. "A house divided against itself cannot stand. I … Continue reading A House United
Month: April 2014
How Do You Make It Through the Worst Day of Your Life?
The answer in Easter. Watch this powerful, brief video message by Rick Warren. nw http://youtu.be/SHcfq1Hf1hE
Where Was Jesus When My Son Took His Life?
Preparing our church choir Sunday morning (4/13) to sing the classic, "The Day He Wore My Crown," I read to them a quote from one of my favorite books: John MacArthur's "God With Us." One of the best, most succinct theological descriptions of Jesus' death I've read, I've cited it dozens of times throughout my … Continue reading Where Was Jesus When My Son Took His Life?
Should Christians Ever Struggle With Depression?
“….Darkness is my closest friend.” (Psalm 88:18) Should Christians ever struggle with depression? The short answer: Yes. The long answer: Yes. We see it throughout Scripture: in the words of the Psalmists, the prophets, and the apostle Paul (writer of most of the New Testament.) “If there is a hell on earth, it is to … Continue reading Should Christians Ever Struggle With Depression?
Make no mistake, Satan is brilliant. Billy Graham, in his classic, “Peace With God,” describes the devil this way: “God’s mighty adversary is no bungling creature with horns and a tail. He is a prince of lofty stature, of unlimited craft and cunning, able to take advantage of every opportunity that presents itself, able to … Continue reading The Adversary
What Does the Old Testament Say About Christ’s Resurrection?
This blog is by my good friend, Jonathan Mansur, youth pastor serving just outside Ft. Worth. Paul gives us the “gospel in a nutshell” in 1 Corinthians 15:3-4. After each truth, Paul adds “in accordance with the Scriptures.” So….if a church member, or stranger off the street, asks us, “Ok. Tell me where in the … Continue reading What Does the Old Testament Say About Christ’s Resurrection?
Will We Know One Another in Heaven?
HEAVEN (The Greater Reality): "Will We Know One Another There?" On the 1st anniversary of the death of Matthew Warren (Rick & Kay Warren's 27 year old son who took his life) I offer this wonderfully encouraging (at least to me :)) truth from the Bible. Eric Clapton asked the honest question in his beautiful … Continue reading Will We Know One Another in Heaven?
Does God Exist?
The question above is both honest and reasonable. When you have 4 minutes, consider the evidence in the video link below. What you'll find is that science, as well as the Bible, point to a common answer.