The Lessons Intense Christian Persecution Can Teach Us All

David Curry of Open Doors USA talks about the horrific Christian persecution occurring in Nigeria and across the globe, and what we can learn from it. — Read on

Being A Peaceful Believer

The scripture teaches Christians to be at peace with all people. If we are truly following the Golden Rule we will be fulfilling this command. I have been asked on numerous occasions if Christians can be friends with non Christians. The answer is Yes. If Christians are to engage the culture we must be willingContinue reading “Being A Peaceful Believer”

The Power Of Listening In A Distracted World

As a pastor you walk with people not only in the joyous moments of life but also in the saddest of times. When I was new to being a pastor I was nervous about how to talk to people who were experiencing  a difficult season in their life. I was afraid that I would notContinue reading “The Power Of Listening In A Distracted World”

The Age Of Depression

We live in an age of depression. Millions of people suffer from depression, anxiety, and a slew of other emotional and psychological illnesses. The question that comes to mind is why? Is it a product of genetics, or is it a product of the conditions in our life? I suspect the answer is probably both. Continue reading “The Age Of Depression”

The Insuffeciency of Apologetics for Christians

“But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts, and always be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear” 1 Peter 3:15  (NKJV) Lets talk apologetics for a minute. There is a problem with Christian retention in the west. Millennials are leaving Christianity in record numbers.Continue reading “The Insuffeciency of Apologetics for Christians”