Adventures Of A Prison Escapee

I smile every time I think of the early Christians telling this story over and over again for the next 50 years, reminding themselves how naïve they were to forget that God is always in control.

The God Who Is Bigger Than Our Storms

Luke 8:22-26 In our text, the disciples find themselves in a terrible storm. Now many times storms catch us when we're not expecting them. This was probably true for the disciples, as this storm came even when Jesus was with them in the ship!But in this story, Jesus reveals Himself as the God wh

What About Tomorrow?

James 4:13-17; Luke 12:13-21 You never know what a day will bring. You can't be sure what might show up at the doorstep of your life. Some developments are more trivial inconveniences than life changing events. Computer glitches and fender benders are not going to alter your life much but

Guard The Gates

Proverbs 4:23-27 As parents, students and school officials gave advice at our son's graduation, I listened for keys to godly success. There's a lot to remember when you're moving into a larger world with bigger opportunities. The grad in all of us needs to know there are certainties

Supply Or Demand?

Psalm 23:1-6 Here's a question for us to consider: Is it possible that we have it all wrong? I'll come back to the question in just a moment, but for now, I ask you to ponder it as I move us closer to seeking its answer. Is it possible that we have it all wrong? Psalm 23 is perh

Corpses in the Sand

Exodus 2 Egypt has been called the Gift of the Nile. It is the land of the Sphinx and the pyramids, a nation of thirty-one dynasties which covered almost three thousand years before the Roman domination of Egypt began in 30 B.C. The psalmist referred to...

The Day Jesus Turned Palms into Nails

Mark 11:1-11 When they were approaching Jerusalem, at Bethphage and Bethany, near the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples and said to them, "Go into the village ahead of you, and immediately as you enter it, you will find tied there a colt that has...

A Look at the Elders of Antioch

Acts 13:1-3 From the moment I entered the ministry 33 years ago, I have had the opportunity to work in churches whose very name carried great biblical or historical significance. When I first began, I served at Bethany Baptist Church in Brooklyn, New York. That church was named for the village