Would you ever deny baptism for someone who asked for it? It might come as a shock to some, but there are good reasons that would prevent a person from being baptized. Consider these seven reasons. 1. You should not be baptized to join a church. The Bible teaches that God adds you to His […]
The reason people have gates is an issue of trust. I am convinced that one of the main reasons we are finding it so difficult to reach people today is because they generally do not trust religion. Why should they? The average person sees cults, division, hypocrisy, infighting, and confusion.
Do you want to know how to evangelize a community? I mean real evangelism that makes changes in a community by making changes in the lives of those living in it. It’s not going to be easy. In fact, it will take years to accomplish properly. Here is a 7-step process for getting it done. […]
Love in a marriage is like an underground reservoir made to hold rainwater. It holds as much as its size allows, so build a large one by building a solid marriage.
Most parents want what is best for their children. We realize that we cannot be perfect and we cannot provide everything for them that we might wish. This life forces us to make decisions about what we will provide them. The best things in life are not toys. There is far more to life than […]
I believe I saw it on The Oprah Winfrey Show several years ago. The sight was appalling. A 7-year-old ruled the house. With tears the mother told stories of how she was afraid of her own child. I do not necessarily think that this one instance was true—I doubt there are many children that young […]
Most of us own a BIble, yet most of us would probably admit that we do not study it as often as we might think we should. Why is that? Perhaps some of the reason is because we tend to forget how important Bible study is. Here are five good reasons to study. 1. To […]
God has many promises for His people. Here are my choices for the top 13 in random order. God will answer prayers (1 John 15:14) Success/accomplishment if we follow His will (1 Corinthians 15:58; Galatians 6:9) Rest (Matthew 11:28) Eternal life/Heaven (1 John 2:25; John 10:27-28; etc.) Help to escape from temptation (1 Corinthians 10:13; Hebrews 2:18) Grace […]