Spiritual Growth

March 29, 2020
Warning school children crossing

A Crowning Opportunity in the Midst of Coronavirus

Last month, an Indiana schoolteacher was ordered to the principal’s office, where she was told that she was an embarrassment to the school and subsequently fired on the spot. Her […]
January 10, 2020

When Heaven Stands On Tiptoe

Did you ever consider that your willingness to say “yes” to whatever The Lord is asking of you right now might change the very course of history? A woman asked […]
December 26, 2019
terror of the lord, judgment seat of christ

“Therefore, knowing the fear of the Lord, we persuade men”

This is the conclusion of a message I gave recently on The Fear of the Lord Scripture talks extensively in both the Old Testament and in the New Testament about […]
December 15, 2019
fear of the Lord

Corruption vs. Life: the fear of Man or the fear of the Lord?

Part Two of a Sunday message I gave recently on The Fear of the Lord The Fear of Man In scripture, the fear of God is contrasted with the fear […]
November 30, 2019
fear of the Lord

Frighteningly dangerous: the church without the Fear of the Lord

The following is from a message given recently at church. It is part one of two.   I wonder how many of you feel as though you’ve spent as much […]
May 2, 2019
Cain and Abel

Bringing Cain’s Offering to the House of the Lord

Sleepily you open one eye. You could catch another half hour’s wink perhaps. However, this will mean you’re scrambling to get to church on time. Reluctantly, you get up, trying […]
April 19, 2019
ministry of reconciliation, 2 corinthians 5:18, intercession, advocate

The Ministry of Reconciliation and the Return of the King

I awoke in the middle of the night recently with a sense of the Lord wanting to speak with me. But each time I started to pray, my mind wandered. […]
November 21, 2018
Perseverance, persistence, prayer, contend, promised land, Matthew 15, Mark 7

“But He Did Not Answer Her a Word”: Lessons from the Syrophoenician Woman

Had the Gentile woman with the demonized daughter (described in Matthew 15 and Mark 7) been raised in the American church, I picture her encounter with Jesus going much differently. […]
April 1, 2018
2 Timothy 1:10

Death has been abolished!

“And now God has revealed this grace through the appearing of our Savior, Christ Jesus, who has abolished death and illuminated the way to life and immortality through the gospel” […]
October 12, 2017
authority, rebellion, American Revolution, the 1960s and 1970s in America, honor authority

Don’t Block Your Blessings: honoring authority in a rebellious generation

Obeying authority is not something Americans generally do well. Our nation was birthed in revolution, and some time after the Second World War rebellion became fashionable. James Dean personified the […]
September 5, 2017
Intercession, pray for the nation, interceding for the nation, pray for America

Three Things You Hear When You’re Burdened to Pray for the Nation

If you’re passionate about the direction of the nation, and if you hunger and thirst for righteousness in your land, perhaps at some point you’ve been chided for your zeal. […]
August 11, 2017
Wilberforce, slavery and abortion, amazing grace, eric metaxas

William Wilberforce: Slavery and Its Startling Parallels to Abortion

“Things have come to a pretty pass when one should permit one’s religion to enter public life” said Lord Melbourne. The Duke of Clarence ridiculed those who supported Abolition as […]