Not too long ago, President Trump was criticized for calling gang members “animals.” The response from his critics was that everyone has the spark of the divine within them, and […]

  • Danger Ahead!

    Near the end of Paul’s third missionary journey, God repeatedly warned him of dangers that lie ahead. In Acts 20:23, Paul said, “the Holy Spirit solemnly testifies to me … […]

  • “Knit Together In Love”

    I hope you have experienced and recognized the love of the church in your life. As Christians, we are more than just members of a club, group, or social organization. […]

  • For Example

    In Philippians 3:17, Paul instructs the early Christians to “join in following my example and observe those who walk according to the pattern you have in us.” Christians can and […]

  • Why Do You Delay?

    In describing the nature of our physical lives, James writes that we “are just a vapor that appears for a little while and then vanishes away.” In the grand scheme […]

  • The Light of the World

    In Matthew 5:14, as Jesus delivers the sermon on the mount, He says, “You are the light of the world.” How are we “the light of the world”? In 1 […]

  • Motherhood

    Feeding schedules, diaper changes, and runaway toddlers seem to consume a mother’s world for what seems like forever. It may seem like an eternal duty, but those days very quickly […]

  • Paul’s Portrait of God for Timothy

    Devoting himself to a theme of godliness in writing his spiritual son, Timothy, Paul writes to encourage him to teach godliness to people who enjoy financial prosperity (1 Tim. 6:3-10, […]