The Purpose of Hardship

Reflections on walking through hardship from James 1:2-4.

Christian End Times Mania! [REVISED]

So I originally posted this back in 2015, but when I came to look for it for tonight’s episode of Two Wise Guys (*SPOILER ALERT*) I found the original post was missing.  Well, the page was there but the content was all gone.  Strange as this is, I figured it was entirely possible that IContinue reading “Christian End Times Mania! [REVISED]”

Proverbs Omnibus #2

1. Avoid the Ways of Sinful Men “My son, if sinful men entice you, do not give in to them.” – Proverbs 1:10 Oh how many times have I thought about this?  Well, maybe not this particular verse, but as a dad I’ve had many occasions where I’ve wondered what my boys will do whenContinue reading “Proverbs Omnibus #2”

Q&A: What about Gluttony?

A friend of mine posed the question a while back: “Why is gluttony so overlooked and under-preached from the pulpit?” – Jonathan; Columbia, SC A fair question, even if it does hit a little close to home for this author.  But what is gluttony, really?  Is it actually a sin?  Either way, why don’t pastorsContinue reading “Q&A: What about Gluttony?”

Why Does God Allow Evil?

This question is timeless.  It’s one that we’ve all heard many times, and it’s one that will continue to be asked until Jesus returns and puts an end to it.  But how do we, as Christians answer this question?  Rather than offering a simple answer, I want to break down the question itself and goContinue reading “Why Does God Allow Evil?”

Hanukkah: Abomination & Dedication- a Practical Application

Read Part II: Hanukkah & the God-Man “We are not human beings on a spiritual journey; we are spiritual beings on a human journey.” – Frank Burns, Pastor, South Shore Community Church The history of Hanukkah is an amazing story of devotion to God by His people in the midst  of apostasy and oppression (seeContinue reading “Hanukkah: Abomination & Dedication- a Practical Application”