Even a Great Holy Man Like the Apostle Paul Admitted He Was a Sinner

These days, there are a significant number of churches who wish to either ignore altogether or diminish the idea that all of us humans are sinners. They prefer the progressive, social justice, or prosperity gospels--falsely teaching that accepting Jesus is just about taking us to a higher level of knowledge and advancement (material or otherwise)... Continue Reading →

What Our Prayers and Desire for All Saints Should Be

At the opening of Paul's letter to the Colossians, he gave them some words of blessing and encouragement to them. The apostle was very pleased with the report about them that he received from Epaphras who told Paul that the Colossians were bearing spiritual fruit as they stayed true to the gospel. He especially noted... Continue Reading →

We Are Ultimately Responsible For Our Own Relationship With God

It's great to have Christian leaders available to us to help us as we try to grow in our relationship with Christ. But there is something vital that we can easily forget if we become too dependent on other believers for our spiritual growth. Our salvation is our one-on-one direct relationship with the Lord. In... Continue Reading →

Just when you think you have someone figured out …

Life's challenges, including in ministry, have a way of revealing the true character of people. It's human nature to make assumptions about people based on how we see them behave in certain situations. Then there can be times our assumptions about people have to be reevaluated when they pleasantly surprise us or unexpectedly disappoint us just... Continue Reading →

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