Who wrote 1, 2, & 3 John?

Church tradition from the earliest days of Christianity has ascribed these letters to John, commonly believed to be the apostle John—one of Jesus’ chosen twelve, the son of Zebedee, and “the disciple whom Jesu...

Obedience

Sami Jo was a missionary to Cambodia. She lived in a hut in Thailand next to the DMZ. She was a skilled and highly educated physical therapist and used her ability to work with soldiers who had lost limbs in t...

Good Preachers Are Always Students

If reporters interviewed pastors after worship as they do NFL athletes after Sunday games, I imagine I would step up to the podium and say: ''We gave it our best effort out there today but we came up short....

Are You Happy and You Know It?

(Adapted from Chapter 1, How Happiness Happens by Max Lucado) How long has it been since you felt a level of contagious, infectious, unflappable, unstoppable happiness? Maybe your answer is “I feel that way...

Start with Your People

It looked like just another Friday morning at a coffee shop. The familiar whirr of the espresso machine. The aroma of freshly brewed coffee. A long line of patrons in a hurry to grab their favorite drink and fa...

5 Myths about the Armor of God

Myth #1: Life is a picnic. Even though all the evidence is to the contrary, we often seem to believe that life here on earth is—or at least ought to be—easy. In reality, however, life is hard—often very, very ...