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X Knee Hill O? (for children)

Are you good at imagining? I like to think I am, but I can never imagine well enough to completely understand the Bible story I’m going to tell you today. Try it along with me, and let’s see how you do! First, imagine what the world...

Should We Quack Like Ducks in Church? (for children)

Have you ever thought about why we do the things we do when we go to church? What if the next time you went to church, the song leader asked everyone to quack like ducks instead of singing worship songs? Would God be pleased if your...

Pastor-only Evangelism?

In the beginning days of the first church I pastored, I discovered that the majority of the people thought evangelism happened at the close of a sermon as either “Just As I Am” or “I Have Decided to Follow Jesus” played softly in the background. In...

Soothing Poison

The Seductive Old Lie of the New False ProphetNear my home in the heart of America, outside a quaint church building where Christianity is supposedly represented, stands a sign that says, “None Need Saving; No, Not One.” This all-too-obvious play on Romans 3:10—”There is none righteous,...

Suffering Evangelism

If you had tuberculosis, what would you do? Doug Nichols is the Founder and International Director Emeritus of Action International Ministries. While serving as a missionary in India in 1967, he contracted tuberculosis. He was treated in a sanatorium in India, and while there he tried...

Is Michael Vick a Christian?

NFL quarterback Michael Vick served a twenty-one month prison term for heavy involvement in dog-fighting. Here’s what Vick said in his apology to the public: “I’m upset with myself and, you know, through this situation I found Jesus and asked Him for forgiveness and turned my...

Making the Best of an Ugly Wife

James Fraser of the Scottish Highlands (1700-1769) was known for his ugly wife. I don’t know what she looked like physically, but as far as demeanor, she was as ugly a woman as could possibly be found. I hope her behavior changed after their marriage began....

A Wake-up Call to Husbands in Hibernation

Does the following anonymous piece, titled “The Wall,” describe your marriage? Their wedding pictures mocked them from the table, these two, whose minds no longer touched each other. They lived with such a heavy barricade between them that neither battering ram of words nor artilleries of...

Why Women Don’t Talk About the Bible, and What You Can Do About It

I sat in the kitchen with the other women, but I didn’t want to be there. The teaching session of our home fellowship group had just ended, and we each took a plate of snacks and found a place to sit. The children disappeared outside, the...

Ladies: Read this Before You Nail His Socks to the Floor

Every night for 45 years, he took off his socks and left them on the floor by the bed. And every morning, she picked them up and put them in the hamper. And every day, she resented doing it just a little more. At first, it...