As you read these words I am in Haiti. Today is my last full day there, as we will begin our journey home tomorrow. I was supposed to take this trip back in October, but Hurricane Matthew changed those plans.
The things of the Old Testament were written for learning (Romans 15:4). Daniel, a man taken from his home as a young man who lived his life in captivity, shows how one's faith in God can change one's life.
I confess: I was irritated. I’d had a silly squabble with my wife one morning and driven to my office in a fog of grumpiness.
The Castles and Crusades fantasy roleplaying game (RPG) is the passion of brothers Stephen and Davis Chenault. It came to life in 2003 and is now in its sixth printing. Those familiar with the first edition of Dungeons and Dragons will feel at home.
"Wherefore as the Holy Ghost saith, Today if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts…" (Hebrews 3:7-8).
The other day I came out of my office after hearing a profound testimony concerning being fat. There were several ladies working in our backpack ministry outside my office and I wanted to share this new found truth with someone so I decided to do so.
Imagine a new couple out on a Valentine's Day date. The young man and woman are both nervous, but the candlelit restaurant has created a calm, romantic mood. Orders placed with the waiter, they each take a deep breath, ready to dive into a new line of conversation.
The Apostle Paul wrote, "For I bear them record that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge. For they being ignorant of God's righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God" (Romans 10:2-3).
Hurricane Matthew hit back in October. Recently I spoke to a friend whose home just began to leak. There is no doubt that the cause is damage done by the wind of that storm. A shingle here and there, as well as the trim work around the roof were pulled away during the storm. But it took a while before water actually began to get into the house.
This past week, I visited the famed Anne Frank house in Amsterdam, the secret annex where 13-year-old Anne and her family hid for more than two years during the Nazi takeover of World War II.
So far, President Donald Trump's speech at the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday morning has received a heavy amount of criticism, specifically the moment where he brought up Arnold Schwarzenegger, who took over Trump’s position on “The Celebrity Apprentice” this season.
In the book of Mark, chapter 16, verse 15, we are told to "Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation."
In his letter to the church in Philippi, Paul wrote these words about Jesus. "God has highly exalted him and bestowed on him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father."
As a child, many played the game "follow the leader."
While recently on a missions trip to Cuba, I just happened to look at one of my old shirts that I used for painting. It had stains on it from work done on previous trips.
"Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world."
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The scripture teaches us that there is a battle going on in the spiritual realm.
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There is only one God, yet some make other things their "gods," putting material things above their devotion and love for the God of heaven.
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