CHRISTIANS, WE NEED TO DO BETTER

"Going to Church doesn't make you a Christian, any more than going to McDonald's makes you a hamburger." — Keith Green Recently I was speaking with a friend who no longer attends church. “The church makes me sick. The people are intolerant, self-righteous hypocrites,” she said. Ouch! Of course, I could have gotten defensive. Honestly, … Continue reading CHRISTIANS, WE NEED TO DO BETTER

UNLIKELY SECRETS TO PRAYER

Everyone wants to know the secret to something. Dieters want to know the secret to losing weight. Parents want to know the secret to raising responsible, loving children who will grow into productive members of society. And Christians want to know the secret to effective prayer. So, what’s the secret to real intimacy with our … Continue reading UNLIKELY SECRETS TO PRAYER

Five Types Of Christians God Won’t Use

It’s been over twenty years since I prayed this prayer: "Lord, take all of my life and use me however you choose.” Then I gulped, closed my eyes tightly and held my breath. I knew I had made the most important commitment of my life—more important than getting married or having children. I gave complete … Continue reading Five Types Of Christians God Won’t Use

5 REASONS I’M PATRIOTIC—AND YOU SHOULD BE TOO

Let me start with an admission: My view might be a bit biased. For you see, both sides of my family include veterans who've served this country. My oldest son followed in the footsteps of my father and is currently serving in the United States Air Force. Two years ago, on the 4th of July, … Continue reading 5 REASONS I’M PATRIOTIC—AND YOU SHOULD BE TOO