“I Would Never Do That.” (Oh, yes you would.)

"Therefore let anyone who thinks he stands [who feels sure that he has a steadfast mind and is standing firm], take heed lest he fall [into sin]."  (1 Corinthians 10:12 - Amplified) From the Washington Post, September 1998:  In the 1980s, when flashy, money-loving TV evangelists were giving men of the Lord a bad name, … Continue reading “I Would Never Do That.” (Oh, yes you would.)

The Relentless Pursuit of Evil

When the devil had finished all this tempting, he left [Jesus] until an opportune time.… (Luke 4:13, NIV) The account of Jesus' wilderness temptation is recorded both in Matthew & Luke. However, there is a phrase unique to Luke's account that should make all Christians take notice: "[Satan] left Jesus until an opportune time." The … Continue reading The Relentless Pursuit of Evil

“NOAH” (The Movie) – My take…..

EXTREMELY IMPORTANT: Always keep the following in mind when reading someone's (including my) review/commentary/opinion about a movie/a book/the Bible/anything: what you're reading is simply some guy's/gal's opinion - an opinion that is based on the writer's own world-views, convictions, & subjectivity. My son, Jordan, & I heard historian, Dr. Mike Licona (Ph.D) speak at TTU … Continue reading “NOAH” (The Movie) – My take…..

Satan Has a Plan for Your Life

A recent guest speaker in our church approached me between worship services. He told me he'd heard about my son taking his life, and conveyed love and encouragement to me. Then he reminded me of this axiom of spiritual warfare: "We're familiar with the statement, 'God has a plan for your life.' But what we … Continue reading Satan Has a Plan for Your Life

What Satan Is Working to Prevent

"Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory for ever and ever. Amen." (1 Timothy 1:17) Worship, in part, begins with "noticing." Noticing God. Becoming aware of His awesome, terrifying presence. (There’s a reason the Bible says, “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.”) I’ve always … Continue reading What Satan Is Working to Prevent