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Are you aging? Be honest. Nothing prepared me for getting older. For one thing, I thought my school teachers would kill me. But somehow I’m still here, waking up each morning gazing into the mirror at a middle-aged balding guy who looks like my dad.   Whatever age you are, here’s a quiz for you:…

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  Got anything on your reading list? I have a recommendation for you! I have started to read an exciting book about prayer by Don Whitney, professor of Biblical Spirituality at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. Known for his previous book entitled Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life, Whitney has now come out…

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A father was trying to teach his young son the dangers of drinking. So he filled a glass with whiskey, another with water, and dropped an earthworm in each glass. The worm in the water lived. The whiskey worm curled up and died. “What does that show you, son?” “Well Dad,” he said, “it shows…

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Recently I read an excerpt of a sermon preached by Southern Baptist pastor and author Russell Moore, at the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist convention. As one might expect, the largest protestant denomination in the world expressed concern regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to enforce the legal rights for homosexuals to be married…

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Have you ever been pampered?   I was forced to go on a cruise not long ago. It was a work vacation really, or that’s what I kept telling my wife. I spoke five times during the week. But when I wasn’t speaking, I was eating. Keep in mind that I grew up below what…

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On July 9, 2015, the New York Times ran an article entitled, “An Evangelical Revival in the Heart of New York.” The article spoke of a planned gathering in Central Park, featuring evangelist, Luis Palau, which is expected to draw 60,000 people. The article went on to say, “The size of the festival belies the…

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What scares you?   Two things terrify my dog Mojo. The first is our smoke detector. To my children, the smoke detector means that Dad is cooking supper; to the dog, it means her world is caving in. The high-pitched shriek makes her frantic. She clamors for the door and if we let her escape,…

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Role of Christians in a Changing World

It is an understatement to say the world is changing. Of course, it is always changing, but the global cultural changes now underway are profound. The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision to legalize homosexual marriages in all 50 states merely highlights a vast sweeping social and religious change that is sweeping through the entire globe.…

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