Light for Dark Days

We all know that this year has been particularly challenging. Clouds of doubt and a fog of uncertainty have come into a world that was already dark with sin. It is at this time, more than ever, that we must remember our "God is light, and in him is…

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One Word Can Make A World Of Difference – Helps for Bible Study

I remember well the first Bible word study I ever did. It was an easy word. I already knew what it meant...or at least I thought I did. On that day…

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A Guest Post And An Exciting Announcement

Pastor Scott Hooks is one of my dearest friends on earth. The work he has been chosen to lead in Hickory, NC is being blessed of the Lord in a…

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Our May Meetings

"This is the Lord's doing; it is marvellous in our eyes. This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it" (Psalm…

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Put Up Your Sword

Our world and our churches are full of hurting people. Far too often those hurts have come from those who are supposed to be fighting in the same…

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“Tell Me About The Great Churches!”

The First Baptist Church in America, Providence, RI It is something I hear often. People are interested in the “great churches” in our generation.…

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Family Worship

Did you know that the first time the word "worship" is used in the Bible is in the context of the home? On top of Mount Moriah Abraham taught Isaac…

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5 Books To Read On Powerful Preachers

This is hard for me. The lives of so many faithful ministers have ministered to me through the years! Yet as I look at my shelves and consider the ones that have had the greatest impact on my life there are a few that stand out. Hudson Taylor and…

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A Word for Those Who Love Young People

“Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.”  Proverbs 22:6 For many years I have heard this verse…

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A Few Thoughts on Books

As a boy my parents encouraged me to read.  Without such encouragement, television, video games, and other distractions are apt to keep a young…

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The Same Things

The ancient city of Athens was famous for its schools and emphasis on philosophy.  When the Apostle Paul  arrived there he simply preached the same…

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The Power of the Tongue

“Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.”  Proverbs 18:21 This world has known the power of…

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Stay Out of the Snare

"The fear of man bringeth a snare: but whoso putteth his trust in the LORD shall be safe."  Proverbs 29:25 Over forty million people in the United…

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A Mark of Greatness

"Great men are not always wise." Job 32:9 Greatness is difficult to define.  One thing is sure:  men view greatness much differently than the Lord…

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Living in The Parenthesis

A parenthesis is a peculiar thing. Parentheses are used by writers to set apart information which they want you to know but do not feel is essential.…

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Ordinary Days

"This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it."  Psalm 118:24 Men are remembered for their outstanding days, but they…

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Integrity

“Let me be weighed in an even balance, that God may know mine integrity.”  Job 31:6 Integrity is not a product of environment or natural ability.…

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A Good Name

“A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favour rather than silver and gold.”  Proverbs 22:1 My parents, Roger and Marcia…

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Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic

As a boy I remember people saying that in school there were three indispensable subjects: reading, writing, and arithmetic. I am sure that the…

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Women God Has Used In My Life

In a family of preachers perhaps it is inevitable that the men of the family receive much of the attention.  The older I get the more I realize how…

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