COVID: Not A Cause To Sin

I’ve admired pastor John MacArthur for some time. And I was especially interested in his opposition to the state of California’s rules that prohibited church attendance and other church activities.…

How Can God Be Loving And Send People To Hell?

Earlier today I noticed this meme on Facebook, posted by a friend of mine. It’s a challenge to the believer that the God he worships is self-contradictory and inconsistent. The…

Beating Prayer Fatigue

Have you ever stopped praying because you have lost heart, or feel like you’re just repeating yourself, or wonder if God really hears you and your words just bounce off…

Do You Know Who You Are? You Are What You Do

Perhaps you’ve heard a story like this before. Jason is 19-years old. He wants to take a year-long break from school before going to college so that he can backpack…

Blaming God For Suffering

A news story of a terribly abused boy once again brought up the issue on social media about whether God exists and if so, how does he allow suffering and…

When God Calls, Get Ready, Cuz You May Not Like It

A while back I took a large number of professional and personality assessments to help me hone in on what my greatest strengths and desires are so that I can…

Does Marriage Mean Anything?

“Let marriage be held in honor among all” (Hebrews 13:4). During a recent conversation I was challenged by the statement, “Marriage doesn’t mean anything. It’s a piece of paper. It…

How To Become A One Mina Man

Hello. My name is Tom Terry. Perhaps you’ve heard of me. I’m that guy in Luke 19. You know, the servant who hid away the mina that his master entrusted…

There’s No Such Thing As Compassion Without Passion

I have to love him, but it doesn’t mean I have to like him! Have you ever heard anyone express this idea? Perhaps you’ve said it yourself? I know I…

God Is Obligated To Love You

Is the Bible a book of hate?  I heard this question this morning during church. The pastor described those who see the judgment or more violent stories in the Bible…