Everyone needs timeless principles that will guide them through the times of thick fog. One principle that I think is so important and yet lost in our modern day, which is astounding with the clamor for "innovation" and "cutting-edge" thinking. The Principle is this: Be yourself! At first glance, this principle is so simplistic one … Continue reading Principles for Life, 2
After more than 30+ years of pre-marital and post-marital counseling, I think this article is essential reading for couples. The old expression is an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure applies here. Our culture has twisted the mind. Few are exempt. If you have a great marriage, you should read this article. … Continue reading Marriage Bologna
After reading this insightful article by Dr. Chuck Kelley, President of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, I feel a tremendous pause in my spirit. Basically, the data from the "ACP" (annual church profile) tells a very bleak story. As Dr Kelly puts it, Southern Baptist are in decline. The statistics are at this link from … Continue reading SBC in decline… my thoughts
Please read carefully Stetzer's article in the Washington Post entitled, If it doesn’t stem its decline, mainline Protestantism has just 23 Easters left. I am grateful that at Wynnbrook Baptist (where I serve the Lord as pastor) our first of five core values is "The Bible." We believe the Bible to be the inspired, immutable, and … Continue reading 23 Easters left?
Tim Challies does an excellent job in presenting the Biblical perspective that all believers should have when skipping church. Please take a few moments to read it. "The Worst Consequence of skipping Church."
I've read several reviews on The Shack by William P. Young. I first read the book almost 10 years ago. I just finished reading it a second time. Here's a disclaimer: the first time I read it, I read it as a novel. But the second time I read the book, I was intent on … Continue reading The Shack!! My take on it.