Meet Them Where They Are

Meet Them Where They Are

Jesus did. He mixed publicly with all kinds of people and taught them. But one thing is sure: while He met people where they were in life, He did not leave them there! Today churches draw crowds by advertising, “Come as you are. We won’t judge you. We’re all sinners...
What is Truth?

What is Truth?

Jesus came to “bear witness unto the truth” (John 18:37) and He said that everyone that is of truth would hear his voice. To this Roman Governor Pilate responded with a question, “What is truth?” Nothing indicates that wicked, worldly Pilate was seeking truth, but his...
A Permanent Memorial

A Permanent Memorial

It is good to pay tribute to a brave soldier who died many years ago. She fought a good fight and endured many hardships, including criticism from family and friends. Yet Jesus Himself established a memorial in her honor. “Assuredly, I say to you, wherever this gospel...
What Happened to Preaching?

What Happened to Preaching?

About thirty years ago I was visiting with an older preacher. He had been using television and radio to teach people and was having good results. I asked him about the format of his programs. He said he had tried different methods to give variety—panel discussions, inte...
Blinders on Baptism

Blinders on Baptism

How can a person not see the plain truth? This amazes and frustrates honest people, but it seems to be the order of the day. We are not as surprised at people in the world as we are with those who say they believe the Bible and yet reject it when it suits them. A...