What’s the purpose in a temple? Why do we build it in the first place? To be somber . . . to cut out all light? Or to glory in the presence of the Lord? The great cathedrals of ...

Free is outstanding. When we see free added to a sign, we want to shop. Even if we must pay for one item to get another free, it’s a deal we can’t pass up. That’s Jesus’ sacrifice on the ...

We lead busy lives. Too many demands . . . bills . . . activities . . . reports due. Even the church needs more than we can offer, from lawn care to ...

What do we expect from other people? How can we know if they are a good friend? A complaint from people who’ve achieved success is that they can no longer be certain who their true friends are. ...

So you’re not the soloist in the choir. Does that make you less of a Christian example? You were never successful teaching a Sunday school class. How much does God favor you if you’ve failed ...

Justification. It’s what keeps our country’s courts in business. Things happen, and if we can justify that we were wronged, we get recompense. You crashed into my fence, your insurance covers ...

What proof do we have of God? What’s out there, really, that says there is a supreme being that created everything, and that he (or she) cares about the fate of humanity? How can our little ...

We can’t believe the things we see some people do. Who drives down a one-way street the wrong direction? Or drinks sour milk to test if it’s still good? Or gossips about things other people ...

We can gain a good understanding of how to trust in God by thinking of the clothes we wear. Why wear wool instead of an imitation fabric? What features make it better than other less expensive ...

A story appeared on the Internet recently. A young man turned sixteen and was given a used car to drive. He fell in love with the car and used it to drive to his new job. His sister married and ...

Are you in the dumps? Has life offended you? Does anger make your blood boil? God says the dumps are no place to be and you should get out now. When you wail in despair, your tears stain your ...

John Donne’s cryptic phrase, “No man is an island,” is as iconic today as it was when he wrote it in 1624. Donne goes on to say, “Every man is a piece of the Continent.” What Donne is ...

What’s with the sad face? God doesn’t want to see it in our mirror. What’s with the sore muscles and the tired eyes? God has a better gift for us. Our plan in life isn’t to mope and ...