Should a Christian Participate in Halloween?
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Should a Christian Participate in Halloween?

  Of all the holidays celebrated in America, none is so controversial or hotly debated as Halloween! For many Christians Halloween is seen as Satan’s holiday – something every Christian should stay far away from. This opinion is certainly understandable. After all, Anton LaVey, founder of the Church of Satan said, “I’m glad that Christian...

Choose Wisely
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Choose Wisely

When our family goes on vacation, from time to time we will hit up a fast food restaurant so we can eat on the go. More often than not, I’m convinced that our family frustrates the person taking our orders due to the sheer multiplicity of options. When you contemplate all the brightly lit, high...

Irma-geddon, the Great Teacher
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Irma-geddon, the Great Teacher

Well doesn’t it feel good to have the lights back on and be able to use electricity!? I heard it called “Irma-geddon” yesterday at church. Irma-geddon came through loud and clear for a lot of us last week! If you’re like me, you’re sitting at your desk this morning trying to catch up on all...

Complete Obedience
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Complete Obedience

“And the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the Lord, and served Baalim: And they forsook the Lord God of their fathers, which brought them out of the land of Egypt, and followed other gods, of the gods of the people that were round about them, and bowed themselves unto them, and...

Gird Up Your Mind
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Gird Up Your Mind

This morning I found myself meditating and thanking God for an amazing week of revival services with brother Morris Gleiser. This week I was challenged, encouraged and convicted many times; and I found my soul truly revived in the calling and expectations of my Heavenly Father. As I continued my personal study in God’s Word, I...

What is your Confession of Faith?
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What is your Confession of Faith?

The personal nature of Jesus made Him easily approachable.  His family, as well as His disciples, loved being with Jesus.  Crowds flocked to listen to Jesus share the transforming power of the Gospel!   His enemies were also intentional in their listening to the words of Jesus, yet their wicked motives were to find an accusation...

How to be a Good Friend
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How to be a Good Friend

When you think of God’s servant Job, no doubt you think of suffering. A man of extreme wealth who was blessed with a large family and respected in his community, Job literally lost everything – including his health! We all know that Job’s friends received a terrible report card for their theology. In fact, their...

When Relationships Go Bad
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When Relationships Go Bad

I Samuel 19:9-10 Relationship…the very word means connection by blood or marriage; connections among persons. Sometimes those connections are a blessing, sometimes there is real turmoil. If the truth were known, we all have experienced problems in our relationships. It might be problems in our marriage, problems with people at work, problems at school or problems with a...

What God Hates: Idol Worship
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What God Hates: Idol Worship

God does not want His people to worship anything or anyone else because He wants their hearts to belong to Him. (Joshua 24:23) In the Bible, God warns us often about misplaced worship because He knows that every man’s heart is prone to worship other things. He refers to misplaced worship as IDOLATRY. Idolatry is the worst thing...

God’s Perfect Plan for Imperfect People
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God’s Perfect Plan for Imperfect People

Genesis 32:27-28 – “And he said unto him, What is thy name? And he said, Jacob. And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed.” Time and perspective have a tendency to romanticize things, don’t they?...