SUNDAY PREVIEW: Do Not Judge!

  A guy by the name of Paul Washer once said, “I hear people say, ‘Do not judge, lest you be judged.’ And I always respond, ‘Do not twist scripture, lest you be like the devil.’” How important is context? Just as important as…

There is an “I” in Team

All of us have heard, at one time or another, that old, worn-out phrase, “There’s no ‘I’ in team.” Of course, it is old and worn-out for a reason. Coaches use this mantra in order to get their players to take the focus off…

SUNDAY PREVIEW: Proverbs 22:6

Train up a child in the way he should go, even when he is old he will not depart from it. – Proverbs 22:6 Here’s what many think Proverbs 22:6 is saying: “If I raise my child in a godly home, then he or she…

FROM MONUMENT TO MOVEMENT

Change is not easy. Change usually requires one to step out of their comfort zone. Change typically means working harder. Change demands that one set aside personal preference for the good of the church. That may be the most difficult aspect of change. And…

Baptism Is Not the Goal

Two gas company employees were out checking meters. They parked their truck at the end of an alley and worked their way to the other end. At the last house, a woman was looking out her window and watched as the two men checked…

Must I Forgive?

Some time ago, an article appeared in Psychology Today entitled, “Must You Forgive?” The subtitle read: “Sometimes it’s Healthier Not to Forgive.” The article was preceded by a brief introduction that stated: “From the political to the personal, Americans are caught in an orgy…