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[This well-known and oft-told story well illustrates what can happen when a church loses its grip on the call to evangelism.] On a dangerous seacoast where shipwrecks often occur there was once a crude little lifesaving station. The building was just a hut, and there was only 1 boat, but the...

You probably missed the news story a couple weeks ago in The Washington Times about the brouhaha that erupted between France and Iran. The two counties faced a diplomatic meltdown over a dispute regarding the menu at a proposed dinner between their presidents. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani insisted the meal...

“Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you. Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.” Isaiah 41:10 Ten times in the Bible individuals or God’s people collectively are told to “fear not.” That...

God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. • 2 Timothy 1:7 Terrorism has become a fixture of the Modern World. Terrorists use it as a means to some political or religious end. Governments respond to it with policies...

In John 10:10 Jesus said, “I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.” This is a good promise to ponder as we celebrate Christmas. Jesus came that we could have life. And however much life we’ve received from Him, there’s more to be...

The State of California recently passed into law what is known as “Physician-assisted suicide.” That is, doctors will no longer be charged with a crime for assisting those who want to end their lives by suicide. The California State legislature passed the bill and it went to the governor’s desk...

It’s Friday, October 2, 2015. There was another school shooting yesterday. Again it’s on a college campus. Seems like a lot of these tragedies play out at our schools. But, you know how it is; sometimes the media distorts reality and we’re left with an inaccurate impression. So I decided...

Blog Date: Monday, Sept. 28, 2015 WATCH: Boehner Resigns In Matthew 24:42–44, after speaking of the end times and the signs which herald His return, Jesus told His followers, “Watch therefore, for you do not know what hour your Lord is coming. . . . Therefore you also be ready, for the...

Blog Date: Monday, Sept. 28, 2015 WATCH: The Pope’s Visit to the USA In Matthew 24:42–44, after speaking of the end times and the signs which herald His return, Jesus told His followers, “Watch therefore, for you do not know what hour your Lord is coming. . . . Therefore you also...

I’m a Christian, not a Conservative. Let me explain. As it stands today, the label “Conservative” is primarily an ideological descriptor for a political position that stands in contrast to “Liberal.” Such Conservatives do what their label suggests; they seek to conserve the positions and values of the past. They give tradition...