Stepping Stones

Searching for Solid Footing in a Stormy World.

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Why should we believe in Hell?

The concept of hell is one of the greatest stumbling blocks for many. For some, it’s the deal breaker. One theologian (Peter Kreeft) wrote: “Of all the doctrines in Christianity, Hell is probably the most difficult to defend, the most burdensome to believe and the...

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Is Jesus the only way to Heaven?

Is Jesus the only way to Heaven? The short answer is “Yes. Jesus is the only way to Heaven.” Why? Because He said so. Recorded in John 14:6, Jesus said, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father but through me.” A lot of people have a problem...

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My Reading List – 2017

"What are you reading now?" That's a great ice-breaker question. Most people are always reading something, even if it's the newspaper or article on the internet. You can tell a lot about someone by what captures their mind. What do you like? Fiction or Non-fiction?...

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Is there life after death?

Death is a reality we will all face. Some have more or less time than others, but we’re all terminal. It doesn’t matter your age or your relative health. The truth is that the only thing stopping you from witnessing everyone you love and care for die, is your own...

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Preach the Word

The chairman of a church received the following chain letter in the mail: "This chain letter is meant to bring you happiness. Simply sit down and make a list of five other churches that are tired of their ministers. Send a copy of this letter to all five churches on...

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Tips When You’re Going Through Trouble

Why do bad things happen? Why doesn't God stop all the evil in the world? How do you survive trouble? These are all good questions. In an earlier post I talked about 'Why is there evil and suffering?' But I want to continue that thought so we see the bigger picture. I...

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Why is there evil and suffering?

A recent national poll asked “If you could ask God only one question and you knew He would give you an answer, what would you ask?” The most common response was, “Why is there pain and suffering in the world?” If God is all-powerful then He should be able to eliminate...

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2017 Fall BBFI Meeting – Owasso, Oklahoma

The Fall 2017 Baptist Bible Fellowship Meeting was held at Friendship Baptist Church in Owasso, Oklahoma on September 18-20. It was a tremendous time for pastors, church staff and wives. Not only was the preaching fantastic, but the music was wonderful, and the...

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What do we do about the Refugees?

Fear and compassion don't mix.  That's what I feel when I think of all the refugees. With all the violence in our world, millions of people are running. Not sure where to go, many are running to America. But along with my compassion to help them is the realization of...

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