Hard-Working Preachers

The title of this article should not be considered an oxymoron, but if it is to you, based on the preachers you know, then you have got a preacher problem. Jesus charged men to “Go into all the world and preach the gospel” (Mark 16:15). No matter how you slice it, that is a big…

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Gossip, Poison in the Mouth

Someone once said, “There are three things that will not come back; a sport arrow can not be called back after it leaves the bow; lost opportunities are lost forever; and a spoken word.” All of us have said things that we regretted as soon as the words left our lips, but once they are…

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Pure Religion

Everyone should all want to have a “pure” religion.  There is only One Way to Heaven and that is through Jesus, our Lord.  Jesus says in John 14:6, “I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.”  There is only one true religion, and this is…

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Wrong Ideas About Temptation

“Other Christians I know don’t seem to struggle with temptation like I do. I have thoughts and feelings sometimes that scare me, but other members seem so confident.” Other Christians, even the strongest ones, battle temptation. Even the apostle Paul said that he had to keep his body in subjection (I Cor. 9:27). Others may not…

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Young Leaders?

With age comes understanding. No other education can give the wisdom and common sense that come from years of experience. That is why it is wise to seek the guidance of older people and foolish to scoff at it. When Samuel the prophet was old, he made his sons judges in Israel. But they were…

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