Tag: Paul

A LIFE WITH NO SIDE EFFECTS

Virtually every time you turn on the T.V. you see a drug commercial. Whether it be Abilify, Humira, Xeljanz, Eliquis, etc., the drug companies are saturating the television advertising market.…
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The Most Misinterpreted Verse in the Bible?

We see it on bumper stickers, inspirational posters, and graduation cards. We see it embroidered on pillows or tattooed on a person’s body. It’s the words of the Lord as…
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Ruined By Hope

The photo above was taken by Kevin Carter. It won a Pulitzer Prize and was awarded Picture of the Year by The American Magazine. Disturbing, isn’t it? It depicts a Sudanese…
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Why “Just Be Yourself” is Terrible Advice!

Somewhere in the deep, dark recesses of a closet in my home, there’s a high school yearbook. In that yearbook are little notes of encouragement that were written to me…
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NO. MONEY IS NOT THE ROOT OF ALL EVIL!

How many times have you seen it on a church sign, or tattooed on someone’s body? Perhaps you’ve heard a preacher or a Bible class teacher say the words. MONEY…
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STOP HITTING THE BALL INTO THE NET!

About five years ago, my son picked up the game of tennis. Although he had never played, he fell in love with the sport. I knew very little about tennis,…
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How Do You Respond to the “Check Engine” Light?

One of the most frustrating sights on my vehicle dashboard is the “Check Engine” light. The problem is not necessarily the light itself. It’s the fact that the light can…
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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…
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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:…
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The Superhero Verse

Perhaps no other verse better exemplifies the practice of plucking a verse out of context and making it represent one’s agenda than Philippians 4:13. We see this verse on basketball…
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