“Is it really supposed to be this difficult? Wasn’t the Christian life supposed to be one that was free of difficulty?” “Whoa, whoever told you that?” “Well, no one told me that, but I assumed life would be better as a believer than it was as a sinner!” Life is really better as a follower…

When foes bent on slavery and control through tyranny attempt to bring you under subjection they must be withstood at any cost. The Apostles stood before the ruling council in Jerusalem and told them, “We must obey God rather than man!” Did I mention they had been arrested, beaten, threatened and warned not to “preach…

Have you ever asked your children, “Why did you do that?” The answer you receive varies from, “I don’t know” to “Would you repeat the question?” I really don’t like the “I don’t know” answer because to me it smacks of evasive ignorance. I get that sometimes we do things with little thought and our…

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…