Strap on your Sword!

  One of the most inspiring accounts contained in Old Testament scripture concerning the resiliency and work ethic of God’s people can be found in the book of Nehemiah. If you want the full picture of what is happening you need to go back to the book of Jeremiah.   The short version: Jeremiah was … Continue reading Strap on your Sword!

Jesus, Friend of Sinners

Religious people, have often fallen in the trap of being hypocrites, and holier than thou. It was true in the days of Jesus, and if we are not careful, it can be true of us today as well. In Luke chapter 7 this is pointed out clearly. Many people mocked John the Baptist because he … Continue reading Jesus, Friend of Sinners

The Acceptable Sin

What kind of sins are acceptable? What kind of sins can you have a little bit of in your life and still be in good standing with God and your fellow brothers and sisters in Christ? The short answer is, none. There is no such thing as an acceptable sin. In Romans 3:23, Paul writes … Continue reading The Acceptable Sin

“4 Questions Christians Need to Stop Asking”

  Generally speaking, I love it when I am teaching Bible class and someone raises their hand, or just interrupts me with a question. I enjoy the questions because often times the one asking, has a different view point than I do and I can learn from them. Other times I enjoy it simply because … Continue reading “4 Questions Christians Need to Stop Asking”

“The King Has Fallen, and So Have You”

Most Bible students know king David as the great king of Israel, the guy who killed Goliath, the guy who cheated on his wife with Bathsheba, or the man after God’s own heart. Without a doubt, David’s life had it’s ups and downs.                Some of the most powerful … Continue reading “The King Has Fallen, and So Have You”

The Power of the Tongue and Sniper Fire

  Lt. General Russel Honore revealed a real life, humorous account in his book, “Leadership in the New Normal” He wrote about something that happened while he was assisting with the relief efforts in the city of New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina. Outside of the Saints stadium where thousands were seeking shelter after being displaced, … Continue reading The Power of the Tongue and Sniper Fire

Why In The World Would You Homeschool Your Kids?

Homeschooling is here to stay. More and more families are choosing to homeschool their children. In fact, more families are homeschooling their children now than any other time in recent years. According to the National Center for Education Statistics and Analyses, since 2012 the number of children being homeschooled has grown from 1.8 million to … Continue reading Why In The World Would You Homeschool Your Kids?