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Monthly Archives:November 2013

Don’t Expect Perfect Answers to Imperfect Prayers

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Matthew 11:7-15 (NIV) As John’s disciples were leaving, Jesus began to speak to the crowd about John: “What did you go out into the desert to see? A reed swayed by the wind? [8] If not, what did you go out to see? A man dressed in fine clothes? No,

Served or Servant?

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Mark 10:35-45 (NIV) Then James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to him. “Teacher,” they said, “we want you to do for us whatever we ask.” [36] “What do you want me to do for you?” he asked. [37] They replied, “Let one of us sit at your right

The Challenge of Facebook (for Christians)

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The challenge of Facebook for Christians is that Facebook tempts us to try to live in original nakedness while overlooking the fact that we are travailing in a broken world. It is literally ‘showing off’ our lives via pictures and status updates, and sharing what we think about pretty much

The Time Signature of a Miracle

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Time is definitive. I can tell a lot about you just by knowing in what time period you spent your teen years: 50s – conservative; 60s – hippie; etc. You can identify the genre of a piece of music by listening to its time signature. Time is basic. Everything in

Teaching Witches How to Love

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At a parenting lecture most people expect to hear secrets to get a child to do what a parent wants them to do, or learn how to get a child to do what the child doesn’t want to do. But that is really what the bible calls witchcraft; manipulation. And

Fixated on the Top

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Why is our culture so fixated on the pinnacle and narrowing life’s experiences into an EKG line graph of best and worst experiences ever? LeBron James blocks a shot and the media is quick to proffer the question, ‘Was that the greatest block ever?’ Why can’t it suffice to be

Why I Gave Up Chasing Wealth

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I’m a spiritual child of the health and prosperity gospel. Kenneth Hagin, Kenneth Copeland, Oral Roberts, Fred Price, and their theological disciples were my earliest teachers in the faith. So, naturally I embraced the biblical truths that God wants His children healthy, wealthy, and wise early in my walk with

The Gospel on Social Media

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Proverbs 27:2 (KJV)  Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips. The basic premise of social media is self promotion, which directly conflicts with a biblical worldview and the proverbial injunction against boasting and praising one’s self. That is the fundamental

Did Jesus Use Reverse Psychology? – Tuesday Truth Tussle

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Every Tuesday we consider a tough question that forces believers to think their faith, search their scriptures, and stretch their spirits. Here’s today’s truth tussle: Jesus asked those he healed and delivered to NOT tell anyone who did it for them, but the more he asked them not to tell


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Are you struggling with temptation in any area of your life? This video will help you to understand why, and how to overcome it for good.

The Pathway to Love

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Everyone wants to be loved. And probably, everyone wants to be loved more than they already are. But relatively few of us are willing to do what’s necessary to get that love. Watch this video and find out how to get more love, then decide if you’re willing to pay

Where is Your Fire?

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Are you on fire for the Lord? If not, it could be an indication of a spiritual disconnect. Watch this video to strengthen your connection, feel the fire, and ignite the world around you.

Jesus’ Sex Life

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Did Jesus have a sex life? You bet he did, but not the kind that you might think. He was sinless, and he was sexual, too. Because he was human. But he conquered sexual sin for you and me. Find out how in this video excerpt. Pick up the complete

Entertaining Witches Unawares, Pt 2

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This is such an important topic at such a sensitive time of the year that we have to complete this study today. Watch this video to learn more about Christian witches and warlocks, and how to walk in victory over them.

Entertaining Witches Unawares

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Halloween just passed, and if you’re like most Christians you’ve met more witches this last weekend than you realized. In fact, there are probably more witches in the church than there are in the world! Watch this video to find out how such an outrageous statement could be true.