• On Solid Ground

    On July 28, 1976, the worst earthquake of the twentieth century, in terms of loss of life, killed 240,000 people in Tangshan, China. Most were villagers who lived in poorly constructed homes with weak foundations. This is also true of the massive earthquake in Gansu, China, which registered an amazing...

  • The Key to A Successful Life

    The story is told of a pastor who was invited to dinner with one of the families in his congregation, so the woman of the house decided to impress him. After dinner she wanted him to read something inspiring to the family. She said to one of her children, ‘Please...

  • Part 7 – Change Your Words: Change Your Life

    One of my closest friends is on a quest to discover the Lord’s wisdom in his life. This particular man is a worshipper—oh, how he can worship! And as he and I started a forty-day word fast together, he helped me connect the dots between the wisdom of God and...

  • Part 6 – Change Your Words: Change Your Life

    Oh, to take back some of the sarcastic, judgmental words we have said in the past! Maybe you can relate. But it simply isn’t that easy. If we have slandered someone, repeated gossip, judged someone, or made cutting sarcastic comments, we need to recognize those words for what they are:...

  • Part 5 – Change Your Words: Change Your Life

    It is sobering to think our speech and example may be the only frame of reference another person has for how a Christian speaks and acts. Careless words or actions on our part may bring about in them a lasting prejudice against the gospel of Christ. So consider: What are...

  • Part 4 – Change Your Words: Change Your Life

    Every one of us has no doubt said something we wish we hadn’t spoken. What came out of our mouth was embarrassing, maybe even hurtful to someone else. Perhaps we said a curse word or repeated gossip someone told us. Whatever the case, we wonder, “Where did that come from?”...