Category: Our Walk with God

afraidairport

When I Am Afraid…in the Airport

I enjoy following along on social media as different pastors and church groups travel to various countries for ministry. Pictures, updates, videos—never have we had such colorful,...

firstlast

The Value of Putting First Things Last

When the word “but” is used in a sentence to show a contrast between two true statements, the second statement is intuitively assigned the greater weight...

charlatans

Charlatans, Heretics, and One-trick Ponies: The Danger of Theological Distractions

The Christian life is fraught with danger. There are the external dangers—overt persecution from those who hate Christ and would see his...

circleofaffinity

The Circle of Your Affinity May Cost You Everything

In the 1950s, on the popular “Candid Camera Show,” several people were set up by the director to face the rear of an elevator....

jesusbringpeace

Didn’t Jesus Come to Bring Peace on Earth?

I like to be at peace with people. If I sense there is conflict in a relationship, I’m stressed. But according to Jesus, his followers...

realisticeschatology

In Hope You Have Been Saved: Suffering and Realistic Eschatology

I spoke with a friend last week, a man who has shown godly perseverance through a lot of health problems. But now...

friendscannotkeep

The Friendships You Can’t Keep

Yes, friends you have are SO important . . . and your family. But what about the friendships you can’t seem to keep? First, make sure you are...

talkaboutothers

Talk about Others the Way You Want Others to Talk about You

A friend and her husband recently told me the story of how they met and married. One day, sometime before they...