Attention Shoppers

My dear friend, Steve Higginbotham, once delivered a sermon on church shopping. I loved it. In fact, I have yet to a hear a sermon from him that I didn’t love. His sermon got me to thinking. We have so many visitors every Sunday…

What’s the Deal with Predestination?

It was Reformation Leader John Calvin back in the 1500’s who really promoted the idea that God had an elect group of people who would be saved, and the rest would be left to suffer condemnation. This theory is known as predestination, and in…

“HE WHO IS WITHOUT SIN…” IT DOESN’T MEAN THAT!

  I have found a surefire way to get non-Christians to quote the Bible. All I do is pick a controversial issue within society. I then declare it to be wrong or sinful, and people who can’t even distinguish Genesis from Revelation are quick…

Peace in a World of Unrest

Virtually every year, during the Miss America, Miss Universe, Miss USA, or Miss Whatever pageant, there is that one contestant who is asked, “What is your dream for mankind?” And the standard response is, “World peace.” We live in a world where conflict and…

SUNDAY PREVIEW: Malignant Talk!

Many in our society live by the motto, “If you can’t say something nice about someone, let’s hear it.” Think about all of the television programs that specialize in gossip: Access Hollywood, TMZ, Extra, and a host of others cater to the public’s insatiable…

SUNDAY PREVIEW: Are You a Debtor or a Diva?

In Chapter 1 of the book of Job we read these words: 20 Then Job arose and tore his robe and shaved his head, and he fell to the ground and worshiped. 21 He said, “Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked I shall return there….