You wanted to know how it is that a person can change his lifestyle? The answer is simple: Anyone can change if he is determined to do so. Some change for health reasons (they may stop smoking). Others change in order to please a certain girl—or fellow—as the case may be (they change their language … [Read more...] about Here it is . . .
James talks about the man who looks into a mirror, sees his face is dirty, but then goes away and forgets all about it---as a result, he still has a dirty face. What was he talking about? People who look into (study) the Bible, find out what is wrong with them, but go away and do nothing about it. … [Read more...] about Dirty Faces
It was more than 30 years ago. I was the young (and very green) pastor of a church in a small rural town in southern Iowa. I had just told the chairman of our deacons about my plans to attend the latest and greatest conference on church growth when he said these words to me: Pastor, I already know … [Read more...] about "Pastor, I already know how to farm better than I do."
Many consider that the only things that matter are those that have earthly consequences. But in God’s plan of things, He created both the temporal and the eternal, the physical and the spiritual. Others who see this connection between the two have a different view of how things matter. These two … [Read more...] about Things Matter
In the church at Philippi there was a division. This was headed up by two women---the worst sort of split any church can have! There's always the possibility that it can become a real shin-kicker and hair puller! Their names might easily have been Odious and Soon-touchy, if they were anything like … [Read more...] about Women at Each Other's Throats?