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 IS THE ROOT OF ALL EVIL! The first time I heard someone say that…

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, but I have loved watching him play. It’s a great game. It’s intense, it’s…

SUNDAY PREVIEW: The “Superhero Verse”

I CAN DO ALL THINGS THROUGH CHRIST WHO STRENGTHENS ME! You want that new job? Jesus will help you get it. You want to make more money? Put your faith in Christ. You want to be a Hall of Fame athlete? Get Jesus on…

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 and baseball jerseys. You see it on coffee mugs and throw pillows and cellphone…