[Jesus prayed,] “My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message, that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. May they also be in us so that the world may believe that you … Continue reading A House United
The answer in Easter. Watch this powerful, brief video message by Rick Warren. nw http://youtu.be/SHcfq1Hf1hE
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?
“….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
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?
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?
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.