Bold Humility

True humility does not say “God would never help me.”  That would be to slander God and presume to know what He is willing to do. It’s false humility. True humility says, “Only God can help me.  I have nothing in and of myself to do it.  If He does not help, there is no help available to me.” Furthermore, true humility reasons that if God...

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Facing Our Problems

Dipping back into an old favorite this week by M. Scott Peck (a psychiatrist who eventually found his way to Jesus), I found a couple of gold nuggets that motivate me to face my problems with courage rather than run from them. Facing my problems honestly is vital to my recovery because “… the truth will set you free” (John 8:32). You might want to...

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“The Gifts of the Spirit”

Here’s a good overview of spiritual gifts for the beginning of Pentecost. Click on link below for Ken Boa’s article “The Gifts of the Spirit.” https://bible.org/article/gifts-spirit

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Must-Read NY Times Article

Check out this New York Times interview – “Am I a Christian, Pastor Timothy Keller?” explains the faith to Christians and non-Christians alike. (Note:  To open the article, you must right click on the image below and choose the “Open Link in New Tab” option.  Then choose the new tab and read the article...

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Sit Down

If I asked you to meet with me and give me an hour of your time, you would want to know why I want to meet with you. The busier you are, the more likely you would be to want an answer. Time is precious. We don’t want to waste it. But many who would hesitate to spend an hour talking with me are blithely walking through an entire lifetime without thinking about how...

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Active Faith

Faith is active. What we reason out with our minds, and become convinced of in our hearts, must become an action. Unless we follow the process of faith all the way to the point of action, certainty will always elude us. Some people insist on waiting to believe or even obey God until they can reason their way to it. That never works. You’ve got to take action....

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