Hope is not Just Another  Four-Letter Word

Hope is not Just Another Four-Letter Word

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13 Having served at a Christian addiction recovery facility for many years, I have observed both hope and...
Peacemaker                                or                                         Peace-breaker?

Peacemaker or Peace-breaker?

We all know the type. Whenever there is trouble, this person miraculously shows up to stir the pot. As discord begins to smolder, there is often one that faithfully fans the flame. But then there is also another that is usually flying below the radar. This one is...
Walls

Walls

With thousands from across the world wanting to enter the United States, there is quite a bit of discussion about controlling immigration. As a nation of laws, we have previously depended upon those from other countries to respect the rules for entering our country....
No Homeless in Heaven

No Homeless in Heaven

I recently read a story of a homeless man that lived on the streets in a large city. His father had died several years earlier leaving him a large sum of money. He was notified by the estate trustee, but  had never made any effort to claim his portion of his...
It’s Not What You Say …

It’s Not What You Say …

Dr. Adrian Rogers was once asked, “Do you believe that a Jew without Jesus is lost?” He remembered thinking at the time that if he said yes, then he would appear to be a racist or bigot. If he said no, he would dishonor the Lord Jesus Christ who died for the...
Marriage: Not for the Faint of Heart

Marriage: Not for the Faint of Heart

It has been said that marriage teaches us loyalty, forbearance, self-restraint and a lot of other qualities we wouldn’t need if we had remained single. It seems that more are choosing to postpone or even forsake marriage than at any time in recent history. Paul...