How Good Were the Old Days?

“Say not thou, what is the cause that the former days were better than these? For thou dost not enquire wisely concerning this” (Ecc. 7:10). What does this verse mean? Solomon cannot mean it is unwise to learn from past mistakes, either our own or those of others. The...

Hard-Working Preachers

The title of this article should not be considered an oxymoron, but if it is to you, based on the preachers you know, then you have got a preacher problem. Jesus charged men to “Go into all the world and preach the gospel” (Mark 16:15). No matter how you...

"Give Me This Hill Country"

Caleb, son of Jephunneh, of the tribe of Judah, was a man of great faith.  After spying out the land of Canaan with the other eleven spies, he returned confident that the Israelites could solve the problem of conquering the land of Canaan.  In spite of the ten who...

Shining Forth as Lights Unto the World

As I sit at my desk on this day, I reflect about the blessings that we have to spread the Word of God. It is indeed always a great honor to spread the Word of God.  It is truly a blessing to know that God has blessed us as Christians with this opportunity to spread...