Am I Willing to be Pruned?

Am I willing to be pruned? You may be thinking, "Well what sort of question is that?", but let me assure you it is a very valid one in my life - and honestly, should be in the life of every professing Christian. I will pose far more questions here than answers...

Want to Grow Deeper in the Word in 2019 ?

I remember about 15 years ago a dear brother in Christ, a man who befriended me and mentored me, gave me some very good advice. He told me if I wanted to know who our God is more, growing deeper with Him and in His word, and to begin a daily habit of reading my Bible, he …

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In Church and Not Saved: A Powerful Story

The other day I ran across this testimony on Facebook from Jackie Hernandez. After reading this, I reached out to her for her permission to share her powerful transformation. Her story reminds me of a young girl I ran into several years ago. You can read about it here titled, "The Empty Offer". It is …

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Christianity is Controversial

When General Douglas MacArthur passed away in 1964 at the age of 84, one word kept cropping up in the deluge of comments about the distinguished old soldier. Both friend and foe agreed on one thing--he was a controversial figure. Of course he was. Any man as forthright as he, in a day when it is …

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The Father’s Bargain: John Flavel

The Father’s Bargain—John Flavel In the later 1600's John Flavel wrote this picture of the God the Father talking with His dear Son regarding the hopeless and sinless state. This has come to be known as, "The Father's Bargain." “Here you may suppose the Father to say, when driving his bargain with Christ for you. …

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Five Minutes: Distraction and Apathy in The Christian Life

Have you felt distracted in your faith? Has God not been preeminent in your life? Have you allowed apathy to creep in? If so, the message below may just be what you need to hear to turn this all around. Including this message, I have included a link to free downloads to my last six …

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Statistics of Death

Statistics of Death. As I am thinking about updating and republishing, "Realities of a True Christian," I am today reminded of a quote that is in chapter two. I originally found this quote in Leonard Ravenhill's book, "Revival God's Way," page 145. The statistics were awful. Take note of the year. “Here is a report …

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What is Our Boast, Our Trust, Our Witness?

If you are like me, you do not always talk about what you should, and you may not always trust as you should, and you may not always be a witness as we are called. But, does this mean we do not strive forward? Shall we not believe all of God's word, regardless if false …

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