Fret Not

Even though there is a lot to fret about these days, King David tells us not to do that. He says, “fret not because of evildoers” (Psa. 37:1). Good advice, but then what does he know about the unending lies and corruption in the leadership of our country; what does he know about the threats…

Being Loyal to the Lord

Being loyal is essential in having healthy relationships. Faithfulness to the other person is necessary for that relationship to thrive. Without loyalty, relationships quickly fall apart. I suspect that this matter of loyalty has come to my mind because of this time of year. The month of March? Yes. This is that all important time…

The Decline of the Sacred

As our culture becomes increasingly secular, it is obvious to observant people that there are few things left that are considered sacred. And unfortunately, it seems that the church often reflects the culture in this matter. Even a mega-church pastor noted that the church has left a God-centered approach to prayer, worship, and church life,…

The Future of Israel in the Plans of God

An unexpected consequence of the current Hamas-Israel war has been questions about Israel. Some Christians who have had little interest in Israel have begun to ask if Israel is important in future events; if the land belongs to Israel or to the Palestinians; even if Israel’s becoming a nation in 1948 has any biblical importance.…

Never Will It End Until…

The sudden, barbaric attack on Israel by Hamas terrorists, who brutally murdered hundreds of men, women and young children has shocked much of the world. The sheer savagery of the event has been recorded on video which has allowed everyone to see this sheer evil. As Israel retaliates and Hamas keeps firing their missiles, thousands…

Leaders — The Few Good, the Many Bad and the Really Ugly

Every now and then, I just stare at the TV in shocked disbelief at the ignorance, the incompetence, and the insanity of some who are called “leaders.” But none of their inadequacies masks their fundamental desire to control us common folks. We see this daily in congressional committee meetings, news releases, interviews, and proposals coming…