A Golden Opportunity for the Church?

In the aftermath of one of the most brutal presidential election campaigns in modern history, many questions are yet being asked that are nearly impossible to answer.  Questions like, “How could this have happened?” and “What do we do now?” continue to challenge us...

Biblically Uprooting the Sin of Racism

“From one man he made all the nations, that they should inhabit the whole earth;” Acts 17:26 NIV RACISM is one of the most destructive sins in our society.  It exists in every corner of our world and effectively works to divide people everywhere.  Racism throughout...

A Radical Voice for Christ in America

“The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.”  Mark 1:3 Is there anyone who is not convinced that the great nation of America has become a vast land of spiritual wilderness?  A brief consideration of the...

Where is Your Hope?

“Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.”  Romans 15:12 KJV Allow me to start off by wishing all of you a most MERRY CHRISTMAS!  My prayer that you will continue to celebrate...

The Greatest Gift of the Season

“Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.  This is the first and greatest commandment.  And the second is like, unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.”  Matt. 22:37-39 KJV I...

When Do We Pray?

I recently caused a stir on Facebook when I challenged the faith community to pray for our president, Donald Trump. The actual post was, “Consider this my challenge to the true believing Christian community (again)!! We are bombarded daily with all the negative talk...

Are You Operating in Faith or Fear?

“For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.”  II Timothy 1:7 KJV While attending a national men’s ministry leadership training a few weeks ago, I was approached by one of the leaders with an odd request.  He had a...

Are You a Disciple of Christ?

“And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.” Matthew 4:19 KJV Really, are you a disciple (follower) of Christ? And before you answer this question so quickly, you might want to hear more about being a disciple. It just might not be what you...

A Call to “Life Changing” Action

“Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.”  Matt. 11:28, KJV To say that our city, state and country have faced some of the most heart-wrenching events over the past seven weeks would be an understatement. Too many have lost...

Do All Things Really Work For Good?

“And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.”  Ask some of the people in southern Louisiana who lost so much in the recent floods if they believe that all things really work for good...
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