“What Kind of Preacher Are You?”

“What Kind of Preacher Are You?”

“What kind of preacher are you?” Some preachers would answer “a good one” while others would say “a big one.” Then there’s the story of the preacher who informed his wife that a lady said he was a “model” preacher, so she showed what a dictionary said about this word:...
The Tried, Tested and True God

The Tried, Tested and True God

“He’s testing you.” Grandparents often say this. When parents set rules, children push the limits. Strong-willed children especially seem bent on testing boundaries. New parents must learn this lesson. Raising children is not as simple as programming a computer....
A Rule for Success

A Rule for Success

Moses, who had led the children of Israel out of Egypt and through 40 years of wanderings in the wilderness, had died in the land of Moab (Deut. 34:5). It was time for a new leader to take charge and lead them into conquering the land that God had promised them. ...
Shepherds in the Church

Shepherds in the Church

Most church problems would be solved if elders would do their job.  I am convinced that the preachers are running the church and the elders are doing the work of deacons and the deacons are doing very little and maybe nothing.  There are exceptions to what I have...
Getting Even with Life

Getting Even with Life

Life is not fair. Bad things happen to good people and good things happen to bad people. Everyone gets frustrated at times and cries out, “I don’t deserve this!” The pain can seem unbearable. The anger can be overwhelming. Our sense of justice urges us to set things...