For 15 years, I sold Bibles for a living. Well other things too, but as a Christian bookstore manager, the bulk of my attention was on getting the Word of God into people’s lives.
A sampling of our Bible department revealed no less than 16 different Bible versions, with many more just […]
I just did the math. In the last 38 days, the American flag has flown at half mast a total of 15 times.
15 out of 38 days. This means in the last month, your kids had a 40% chance of seeing a flag out their car window that represented human lives […]
Currently, a group of men at my church are reading and discussing the gospel of John. I’ll be honest; other than Psalms and Job, John’s gospel is one of hardest books in Scripture for me to process.
In preparation for our discussion, I was reading John chapter 5. Here, Jesus makes a startling claim. […]
Several years ago, I took a few hours on a Sunday afternoon to write an article for my church’s blog. I titled it, “God is Not a God of Second Chances.” It focused on the good news of the imputed righteousness of Christ.
Little did I know at the time, that post […]
“If after 90 days of giving, you aren’t satisfied that the Lord has blessed you in return, get your money back…no questions asked.”
While it may sound like a commercial pitch, wording like this has recently been appearing on church websites across the country. These churches are seeking to encourage generosity among their […]
My five-year-old son loves video games.
While I want him to enjoy his games to the glory of God, his mom and I have observed these games becoming idols in some ways. As of late, my son has been prone to “not hear” his mother while playing. He’ll also harbor a sinful attitude […]
The One Word Substitution that Determines Whether a “Religious Person” Gives God Glory or Wastes Their Life Trying
You’ve likely had someone tell you that God hates religion. Don’t believe it for a moment.
Sure the Sadducees and Pharisees of the New Testament gave religion a bad rap. However, Jesus’ confrontations with […]
How to Earn Swagbucks (11 Easy Ways to Earn Extra Money)
If you’ve read any of my blogs on stewardship, you’ve likely heard Swagbucks mentioned. Swagbucks is an awesome website our family has used (almost daily for the past two years) to earn extra money to […]
In 48 states, there are laws that restrict texting while driving.
It’s not that government officials have anything against texting per say. Rather, they value the safety of their citizens. Law enforcement is willing to have lousy texters (people who don’t read and respond to messages while in route) if it means having […]
If you follow the news or even pop culture, you know that public bathroom usage as it relates to gender identity is a hot topic as of late. In response to new laws and countermeasures, Target has taken a stand saying it will now allow customers to use restrooms that best relate to one’s […]
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