How Smart Is Your Smartphone After All?

How Smart Is Your Smartphone After All?

One of the reasons that we don’t recognize the goodness of God is that we confuse the means of delivery with the source. Many times we think that unless a blessing falls miraculously from heaven into our laps that it didn’t come from God. We mix up medium and source. Many times we think that unless a blessing falls miraculously …

He Comes in Your Hour of Need

He Comes in Your Hour of Need

A hurricane had rolled into town, bringing with it horrific winds and damaging rainfall. Those who had not evacuated huddled together behind boarded up windows and walls. Some even went to a nearby church seeking to escape the wind’s wrath in the sturdy structure. A preacher stood in the middle of the room in the midst of this violent storm …

A Book You Can Rely On

A Book You Can Rely On

Skeptics aren’t the only ones who raise questions about the Bible. Even Christians might ask: How can believers claim that the Bible is true compared with any other book used as a foundation for religion? What makes Scripture stand out from other pieces of writing that claim they also came from God? So how do we authenticate the Bible? Consider …

Following a Perfect Example

Following a Perfect Example

One day a pastor walked with a soap manufacturer down the busy streets of New York. Noticing all the advertisements, stores, and clothing promoting a life of ungodliness, the soap manufacturer remarked to the pastor, “The gospel you preach hasn’t done much good, has it? Look. There’s a lot of filth in this world.” The pastor said nothing. The two …

You’re Always Welcome Home

You’re Always Welcome Home

One of the worst sins of all is to apostatize—to publicly and vehemently deny the faith. It doesn’t get much worse than that. When you look at all the things God has done for us, in our salvation, in our provision, in our protection to deny our association with Him or to marginalize Him is the ultimate insult. Yet, God …