Does God Really Care for You?

Living in this Sin-Filled World When times of trouble overcome a follower of Christ often a question of God’s compassion arises out of the trouble or tribulation that oppresses us as a result of living in this sin-filled world. It is not uncommon for faithful followers of Jesus to question God's concern over the conditions…

Taking Charge

Addressing the Issue of Faith Living by faith is the power of Christian living. What does living by faith look like when it is employed in the life of a follower of Jesus? How we address the issue of faith and how we practice it will determine not only how our life is lived but…

Are You Happy?

Are You Supremely Blessed? The word translated for happy in the Old Testament is understood as “blessed”. In the New Testament, the word happy is translated as “supremely blessed”. The happiness that is granted by exposure to the world is temporary and often leads to difficulty and trouble. Happiness that is experienced in a proper…

Losing Faith

Abandoning the Faith Are you a parent whose child has walked away from their Christian faith? You are not alone. It is reported that over 80 percent of children of Christian families abandoned their faith by the time they reach the age of majority. The loss of the children in Christian families is often the topic…

Changing the Heart Changes Minds

Agents of Change Should a follower of Jesus be expected to renounce the acts of others for the sake of unity with fellow Christians?  Following the violence in Charlottesville, over the protest of removing the historical statute of Robert E. Lee, the African American Network released a document titled “Charlottesville Declaration." The document was created and signed by…

Poverty by Birth

A Self-Inflicted Problem A recent Washington Post/Kaiser Family poll claimed there exists a judgmental view in religious people exercised towards people who live in poverty. The pollsters noted:  “White evangelicals are more likely than any other group to believe that the poverty of the poor is their own fault.” The outcome of the poll records…

Will Marriage Survive in American Culture?

The Traditional Marriage The foundation of marriage was undermined long before former President Obama decided not to enforce the Defense of Marriage Act (1996 law that bars federal recognition of same-sex marriages) in February 2011. When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled, on June 26, 2015, that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right, this was not the end…

Fixing Stupid People – The Solution – Part II

The Remedy is God's Grace Christian author and theologian C.S Lewis said: “You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” Everything has a beginning, middle and ending. We have no control how we begin. We do not choose where we are born, who we…