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…

A Loyalty to God’s Word…Is It “Bibliolatry”?

It seems that almost every day we hear of behaviors that are amazingly foolish or downright bizarre. We think that we have now seen ultimate craziness, only to be surprised by something that is even stranger. Unfortunately, this seems to be taking place in the church as well as culture. Perhaps you have heard of…

Artificial Intelligence, Computer Chips and the End Times

As his prophetic book concluded, Daniel was informed by a majestic angel that at the end of time “knowledge shall increase” (Dan. 12:4). The exact details of this explosion of knowledge in the end times were not given by the angel. What we do know is that, as time goes by, information is expanding at…

Hope and Hopelessness

Hope and hopelessness are polar opposites and both are present in our world. Every person will basically be living their life in one of these two places. The Hopelessness of Our Culture. If recent studies and reports are to be believed, depression and hopelessness are growing at a very noticeable rate in America. Life is…

Good Prophetic Teaching and Bad Prophetic Speculating

Biblical prophecy is an essential factor in living godly lives in an ungodly world, which is why Jesus and the N.T. writers wove prophetic themes throughout their teachings. These give believers that much needed “two-world” view (living in this world with an eye on the world to come). But prophetic teachers and their teachings have…

Stay Wide Awake!

The Lord Jesus issued a warning to His followers: “be on the alert for you do not know which day your Lord is coming” (Matt. 24:42). This warning was apparently given by Jesus because He knew that losing focus on His return is a real possibility. Believers tend to lose focus since Jesus just seems…