One Month To Live

One Month To Live

  Thinking about what you would do if you had only one month to live is a very instructive exercise. Ephesians 5:15-16 says, “Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil.” Paul knows...
Protect the Gospel

Protect the Gospel

Theologian Roger Olsen writes: “A popular misconception—perhaps a Christian urban legend—is that the United States Secret Service never shows bank tellers counterfeit money when teaching them to identify it. The agents who do the training, so the legend goes, show...
Church Shooting- What Do We Need To Do?

Church Shooting- What Do We Need To Do?

Sunday was the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. While Christians were praying for persecuted believers around the world, a shooter walked into a Texas church service and opened fire. At least twenty-six people were killed and twenty more were...
Spare Parts

Spare Parts

  A few years ago, my wife Holly said to me, “Art, you’re in pretty good shape, but your upper body could use some work!” I know how to take a hint. So I drove over later that week to the sports equipment store. I checked out the Weider 5370. It was a weight machine...
The Misfits

The Misfits

Lady Gaga has sold over 64 million singles and won five Grammy Awards. She’s one of the most popular social media voices in the world. She has more than 33 million Twitter followers and 55 million Facebook fans. A Google search for “Gaga changed my...
Saved By Grace

Saved By Grace

Everything in our culture pushes back against grace. The culture shouts the message that you are what you achieve, that your value depends on your performance. Young girls become anorexic, in part, because they are convinced that their identity is anchored in their...