Did you come from a religious background that taught you that you couldn’t really know before you died if you were going to heaven? My grandmother believed that, and I could never really talk to her about it. She loved the Lord, prayed every day, but died not having assurance. So allow me to ask…

I love that new song we’ve been singing the last few months. “I’m no longer a slave to fear, I am a child of God!” What a powerful truth to absorb into your heart and learn to walk it out in your life. I think it’s based on a verse we find in Galatians 4:7…

For as long as anyone can remember, people from everywhere (every tribe, culture, language group, color or ethnicity) have cried out for Peace. The breakout of conflict and war happens so continuously it is barely a generation or perhaps a decade that sees no War. Do remember the “hippies” of the sixties and seventies who…