A Christian ministry assisting Syrian refugees in Lebanon who have lost everything has said that many Muslims are coming to faith in Jesus Christ, which lifts them out of depression, even as they face great struggles.
It’s no secret that my past was ridden with mental health issues—ones that kept me from wanting to live for much of my teenage life. I’m very vocal about this truth, and I will continue to be as long as my story may have an impact on others […]
Remember the Once-ler? From The Lorax by Dr. Seuss? He was a fairly normal guy who wanted to build a big business at the expense of the environment, so he kept “biggering and biggering” until all the trees were gone, the wildlife had vacated the landscape, and […]
In the early days at Lancaster Baptist Church, I gave a “Visit With the Pastor” almost every Sunday night in which I tried to infuse our young church with the DNA of New Testament Christianity. Usually these was a brief topical lesson on topics ranging from how […]
Tithing is the practice of giving 10% of one’s income to God. The principle is first seen in the book of Genesis in the Bible, was reinforced with the Israelite religious laws delineated in the Pentateuch, and reprised in the New Testament.
A few years ago, a copier was donated to our church. I can imagine the process that brought it to us: Another congregation, frustrated with its finicky copier, wanted to buy a new one but felt guilty about junking something that still worked. So they […]
People, we are living in the violent, wicked days of Noah. You might recall that the Bible says in Genesis 6:5, “And GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was […]
In the Negro vernacular, Prophetess Beth Moore “put her foot in it.” She did “the doggone thing.” Beth Moore is a “bad” woman. For all you ebonically-challenged white folks everything we just said is very good.