Tips When You’re Going Through Trouble

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...
Why is there evil and suffering?

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...
What do we do about the Refugees?

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...
Story about a Hard-Headed Preacher

Story about a Hard-Headed Preacher

I love preachers and enjoy preaching. I know for many people that’s kinda weird. But I like it. It’s my craft and I really enjoy watching and hearing people who are gifted and good at it.  That’s one of the reasons I’m at the 2017 Fall meeting...
Memory or Vision?

Memory or Vision?

If you had a choice, would you rather lose your memory or your eyesight? That intriguing question was asked by Keith Gillming, pastor of Lighthouse Baptist Church in St. Louis Missouri. If you lose your memory, you forget where you’ve been and who you’ve...