How To Not End Like Solomon

How To Not End Like Solomon

HYPOCRISY IS A DESTRUCTIVE SIN. How many churches have been destroyed by a leader’s hypocrisy? How many unbelievers have been repelled from Christ because of a “believing” friend’s hypocrisy? How often has the budding faith of a new convert...
What Is The Essential Virtue God Seeks?

What Is The Essential Virtue God Seeks?

WHERE A TEXT APPEARS IN SCRIPTURE IS ALL IMPORTANT. The location often teaches pastors and their congregations big lessons. For example, The Sermon on the Mount contains Jesus’ first recorded teaching, and the first sentence is this simple declaration. “Blessed...
What Is God Really Like? Part 1

What Is God Really Like? Part 1

This is part one in a series of posts on the subject of God and what he is really like. Sequential posts will follow. THE IDEA FOR THIS SERIES germinated in my thinking thirty years ago. At the time I was struggling to reconcile the apparent wrath and brutality of God...