How Can I Know the Bible is True?

Often when people challenge the authority and reliability of the Scripture, it is merely an excuse for dismissing its claims over their lives. That is really at the heart of why there is so much passion (and emotional, defensive and dismissive attitudes towards the Bible) and a lack of sincere seeking of whether it isContinue reading “How Can I Know the Bible is True?”

Hope: The Missing Element & Crucial Key

Romans 15:4 “For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through endurance (patience) and the encouragement (comfort) of the Scriptures we might have hope.” The things recorded in what we call “Scripture” or “God’s Word” or “The Bible” were specifically and specially selected and written down by menContinue reading “Hope: The Missing Element & Crucial Key”

Government & Church: Difference, Role & Problems

We are a nation (and for that matter a church) divided, distracted and disoriented with misplaced priorities, passions and pursuits. And there is intense and heated (and politicized) debate and drama on the left and right regarding difficult issues. A deal regarding the “fiscal cliff” was just made (after heated debate and much political drama)Continue reading “Government & Church: Difference, Role & Problems”

A New Year Has Begun but the End of All Things is Near!

1 Peter 4:7-11 “The end of all things is near. Therefore be clear minded and self-controlled so that you can pray. Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling. Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfullyContinue reading “A New Year Has Begun but the End of All Things is Near!”