Where the Healing Begins
January 19th, 2019
In the fall of 1969, during my junior year at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, my girlfriend became pregnant. I knew that I was clearly the father, but as an unbeliever with no moral ...
New Year, New You
January 1st, 2019
As every new year rolls around, I think we all try to make some kind of a New Year’s resolution or at least commit to trying to lose a few pounds! (I know I do!)But there is one thing that I can think...
Sovereignty, Omnipotence and You
November 15th, 2018
"Which he will display at the proper time—he who is the blessed and only Sovereign, the King of Kings and Lord of Lords." I Timothy 6:15 Calling God "sovereign" is just a fancy theological way of sayi...
How I Want to be Remembered
September 3rd, 2018
"Thus Hezekiah did throughout all Judah, and he did what was good and right and true before the Lord his God. And in every work that he began in the service of the house of God, in the law and in the ...
How Deep is Unbelief
July 11th, 2018
Then the Pharisees went out and began to plot with the Herodians how they might kill Jesus. (Mark 3:6)The Temple guards went back to the leading priests and the Pharisees, who asked, “Why didn’t you ...
Removing the Plank
June 7th, 2018
The President is Missing is a novel written by best-selling author James Patterson and former President Bill Clinton. Now, I'm not a fan of novels, so I probably won't read it! However, USA Today quot...
May 26th, 2018
My oldest son, James, graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1999. He is still serving today as an active duty Naval officer and I am so proud of him, as I should be. So it is probably no surprise tha...
The Praise of Men vs. The Praise of God
May 8th, 2018
I love horses. There is something so majestic and regal about them. All of which brings me to the 2018 Kentucky Derby this past weekend. I'm not a gambling man, but I still love to watch the Derby. Th...
Pushing God too Far
April 25th, 2018
I just returned from leading our Footsteps of St. Paul tour through Greece, Turkey, and Rome as we followed Paul's 2nd through 4th missionary journeys as recorded in the Book of Acts. As part of our t...
Living on Fresh Manna
April 25th, 2018
"God wouldn’t allow the Israelite's in the wilderness to store up manna. It had to be gathered fresh every day. We as Christians need a fresh touch by Jesus Himself every day. A fresh filling by the...
What would you die for?
April 9th, 2018
As we paused last week to reflect on the 50th anniversary of the tragic death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I was reminded of this powerful statement of his and it begs the question: What would we di...
Back to Normal
April 2nd, 2018
Many of us attended a church service this past weekend--sang hymns and worship songs--heard a sermon about the power of our Resurrected Lord--saw people respond to an invitation and come to faith in C...