What have you done for the Lord lately? Taught a Sunday school class? You can do it. Seriously, you can. How about the church lawn? You do own a lawnmower, right? Or offering a ride to a senior ...

People do crazy things. There is no illusion involved when swallowing a sword. Hot coals? They really are hot, and people do walk on them with bare feet. Tightrope walking over deep chasms without ...

Whom do we love? The people who love us back, right? After all, why would we love someone who plans evil for us? Or ignores us or disrespects us? We deserve to be treated as the special person ...

Prison is no place for the Christian. “What? In prison?” We sit in our churches and push the thought aside. “No way! We’re good people. We’ve never seen the inside of a prison.” It ...

David, the master songsmith, the singer of praises, and the worship leader of Israel, gave us much of the Book of Psalms. A favorite verse from the man after God’s own heart comes from Psalm ...

Fire rocked Texas in 2019. A chemical plant near Houston exploded. One person was killed. In 2016, 34,000 acres burned in a monster blaze in Bastrop County. 1,660 homes were set ablaze, and two ...

Becoming a Christian is easy. We believe on the divinity of Christ, confess our fallen and sinful nature, and ask Jesus to change us to become like him. We’ve heard it this way: We ask Jesus to ...

Life can imprison us. Literally or figuratively, we can live with bars of despair surrounding us. Bills . . . Relationships . . . Poor choices we’ve ...

People are our best asset in life. We can drive fancy cars, live in homes like palaces, and have a kazoo of money in the bank, but we become emotionally bankrupt when we have no one to share it ...

Life is, by definition, a struggle. Our alarm clock alone is evidence of that. It goes off, we groan and fume, and we want more than anything to draw back under the covers. The conflict comes ...

How do we appear before people? Upstanding? Moral? Filled with the righteousness of Christ? When we stand before the mirror, we can appear however we wish. It’s the smile on our face that does ...

Who do you want to be? By that, I’m asking if you’re happy with who you are. Is the way you react to the world around you giving you a satisfactory experience in life? Or do you reflect on ...

David in the Bible struggled with his role as God’s chosen ruler over Israel. The man was a warrior and king, and he united the 12 fractured tribes of Israel. He also wove the religious faith of ...