The changes made in technology in my lifetime continue to amaze me. Take the telephone. In the house where I grew up we had one telephone. It was attached to the wall with a cord, and had a rotary dial. Until I was about 12 it was a "party line." And until I was 16 the cord on the phone was three feet long. That restricted any private conversations.
The Bible is full of stories that bring hope to our lives.
Christian Chapman is hailed as an amazing evangelist and travels extensively to spread the gospel.
In the book of Acts - Chapter 4, to be exact - we are introduced to a man named Joseph, but who was given the nickname Barnabas.
In the movie "Field of Dreams," a farmer named Ray Kinsella heard a voice say, "If you build it, he will come." We discovered that "he" referred to Ray's father.
A steady diet of the word of God will help us realize our need for God in our lives more each day. It will also help us come to realize our responsibility to "feed" the starving masses with this same word.
In two short months, this church has taken off to a wonderful start.
Disease is a horrible thing, especially those that have no known cure.
Ten years have come and gone, and they're still on fire.
"When the Lord your God brings you into the land He swore to your fathers, to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, to give you - a land with large, flourishing cities you did not build, houses filled with all kinds of good things you did not provide, wells you did not dig, and vineyards and olive groves you did not plant - then when you eat and are satisfied, be careful that you do not forget the Lord, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery." - Deuteronomy 6:10-12.
This may be the last time you ever hear me talk about Tim Tebow, but there is a final word for now.
This could be the year! It seems this is the battle cry of every football team and their fans at every level every fall.
Are you planning on living forever? Do you think this world will always be just as it is?
I admit it - I'm a golfer. Some people who have played with me no doubt would dispute that claim. But if the definition of "golfer" is one who plays golf, then I am a golfer.
I recently looked through my junior high yearbook and started reminiscing.
Americans' confidence in religion is at an all-time low in four decades, according to a new Gallup poll, while it ranked fourth in the polling firm's confidence-in-institutions list.
Jana Al-Akhras, an American-born Muslim, began fasting during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in the second grade and has managed to observe the annual practice ever since — in winter and summer, during high school soccer practices and games and through long days of classes in college.
Churches seeking to recapture the growing numbers of religiously unaffiliated should forget about preserving the past and instead focus on the needs of those who see no need for organized religion, one mainline Protestant thought leader said.
"For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord." - Romans 6:23
There's something — or, more precisely, someone — missing from many churches on Sunday mornings: men.
Would you classify your child as a Bible scripture aficionado?