Light for the Road Ahead

Light for the Road Ahead

Change is stressful. Our country is torn apart and the world seems turned upside down. The Bible is balm for our hearts in these troubled times. One book in particular shows us how to think as we adjust. It is the book of Ecclesiastes. Here are some verses that will...
How Will This End?

How Will This End?

Jesus spoke of a time when men would be in great “perplexity” with their “hearts failing them from fear and the expectation of those things which are coming on the earth” (Luke 21:25-26). The calamity of which He spoke was the destruction of Jerusalem in 70 A.D. by...
Perils in Church Buildings?

Perils in Church Buildings?

I was touring one of the oldest log church buildings in America when I noticed holes in the walls. “What are these holes?” I asked. A guide explained that they were drilled so men could put their rifles through the holes to shoot at Indians if they attacked while the...
Will the Smoke of 2020 Ever Clear?

Will the Smoke of 2020 Ever Clear?

It was a feeling combat soldiers call “the fog of war.” That’s how one official described the situation at the Pentagon on that fateful day of September 11, 2001. Colonel Matthew Kilmow was serving as executive assistant to the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of...

Why Churches Stopped Meeting

“Services cancelled until further notice.” It is astonishing to see these words on church signs and websites. How could so many congregations stop assembling to worship God? Why did this happen almost overnight? It didn’t. Patterns in practice and doctrine that...