Preaching God’s Words

Many people claim various places are sacred. In a recent family trip out west, we visited the sacred grounds of the Black Hills. Several years before we visited our nation's military cemetery, Arlington Nation...

Waiting on the Lord Is Not a Waste

The Space Between Waiting for anything feels like a complete waste of time. Waiting for God to move or answer seems even worse. Lamentations 3:25–27 shows us the value of living in the space betwe...

5 Common Ways Church Members Go Astray

Keep Watch As you engage relationally with your local fellowship and hear of a member in one of these situations, take note: that brother or sister could already be straying. Here are five common ways churc...

How Not to Read the Bible

I've been reading the Bible almost every day for decades. I firmly believe that any listening and reading of Scripture is better than none at all, but I do think that some of the ways I've read the B...

Providence and Contentment

Recently I was teaching a conference on evangelism. After one of the sessions a dear couple in their seventies came up to talk about their burden for the lost in their family and community. Throughout our conv...