I remember well several nights that the now notorious Jim Jones of Jonestown, Guyana came to our home. His roots were in Indiana, and he pastored for many years in… Click To Read More "These Are Not Drunken As Ye Suppose"
There is a conflict between the Holy Spirit and the flesh. And it is never insignificant. The outcome of that battle determines everything. Christianity, even among modern Pentecostals, at least… Click To Read More "Muddied Definitions"
Young souls, that come to claim your place In Christ’s enlisted band, And seek the mighty sevenfold grace Through touch of pastoral hand The eyes that scan your ranks… Click To Read More "Slow or Sudden Came the Change"
Modified from John Bunyan’s great allegory “The Pilgrim’s Progress,” came a single hymn with these powerful lyrics. “No foes shall stay his might, Though he with giants fight: He will… Click To Read More "The Right to Be a Pilgrim"
Several years ago, I walked out to the edge of the Grand Canyon, near a spot where a young lady had recently jumped to her death. A nearby park ranger… Click To Read More "At the Edge"
“Oh, fair to middling, I guess.” Such was a common greeting among the farmers gathered at the Farm Bureau store or the grain elevator to gossip about the latest news… Click To Read More "Fair to Middling"
“We are living through the largest unregulated social experiment of all time—a generation of youth who have been exposed to extreme content online, and we are facing serious socio-technological implications”… Click To Read More "Straight to the Point"
I suspect we would all agree that no political campaign in recent history has incited more dialogue, denunciation, false news, real news, insulting rages, horrible feuding, bold oratory and occasionally… Click To Read More "Dialogue With Reality"
The moment in the drama of David’s battle against Goliath is well-explored, but at the risk of losing the reader’s interest, I nevertheless beg the indulgence. Consider the significant moment… Click To Read More "The King’s Sword"
I often frame the question among certain friends and family: “If we lose our trust and faith in the Word of God and the principles of holiness and separation from… Click To Read More "A Certain Way of Life"
“In The Glorious Age of Discovery, the known world was small and imperfectly understood. The first sailors to venture out across the Atlantic had before them an uncharted wilderness, one… Click To Read More "Unpredictable Winds"
The ability of this generation to exercise Godly judgment, the discerning of spirits, is the key factor in their responsibility to “keep the faith.” One could make the argument that… Click To Read More "Kill The Bugs & Pull the Weeds: The Loss of Discernment"