Monthly Archives: January 2018

God Says

You say: “It’s impossible” God says: “All things are possible” (Luke 18:27) You say: “I’m too tired” God says: “I will give you rest” (Matthew 11:28-30) You say: “Nobody really loves me” God says: “I love you” (John 3:16 & … Continue reading

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Studying Sin Seriously #1

STUDYING SIN SERIOUSLY #1 THE ORIGIN OF SIN INTRODUCTION Sin, is a word we are all familiar with, or, are we? Sin comes from ‛amartia and literally means “to miss the mark” – it is the idea of an archer … Continue reading

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CHASING A STORM

Tim Samaras, one of the stars of the Discovery Channel’s “Storm Chasers” TV program, was killed this week (6-1-13) while chasing an F3 tornado in El Reno, Oklahoma. Samaras’ 24 year old son and a 45 year old colleague were … Continue reading

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ATTABOY

Who doesn’t like an “attaboy!” when they do something good? Nothing is sweeter in the mind of children than getting an “attaboy” from their dad. It’s why we have “honor society” in school. It is the reason we have scholarship … Continue reading

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A BETTER INFLUENCE

One of my favorite Peanuts cartoons showed Peppermint Patty talking to Charlie Brown. She said, “Guess what, Chuck. The first day of school and I got sent to the principal’s office. It was your fault, Chuck.” He said, “My fault? … Continue reading

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BEAR ONE ANOTHER’S BURDEN

John Beck used to be a football star for the University of Kentucky. Later on he became a preacher and was named as Chaplain of the U.S. Olympic Teams. For a number of years he traveled with our Olympic Teams all … Continue reading

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THE DEATH OF CHRIST

INTRODUCTION How do you cover the death of Jesus in one sermon? – YOU DON’T! The entire Bible focuses on the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus. The Old Testament looks forward to it; the Gospel accounts record it; the … Continue reading

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