Spiritual Discipline in the New Year – Part 1

In the summer 1991 I read the biography of Dawson Trotman, the founder of the Navigators and a man of intense and effective spiritual discipline. Later, in the fall of 1992, I read the book Holiness by J.C. Ryle which was given to me as a gift by a man named Mike...

Reading in the New Year

Bible reading, Bible study, Bible memorization, and Bible sermons are the best ways to deepen your knowledge of Scripture. However, the next step is to read books which will explain and apply Biblical principles in powerful, winsome, and enduring ways. My prayer is...

Worship In The New Year

What better way to begin 2023 then by asking a question, the most important question of your life – “who do you worship?” There are really only two answers – either you worship the King of Kings and Lord of Lords – the Creator God of Universe who sent His Son to die...

20 Years of God’s Grace

On January 5, 2003, I showed up to a new church at the long-standing invitation of a Christian friend. He had not been content to let me just not attend church while I maintained a profession of faith in Christ. Occasionally and graciously, but determinedly, he...

Truth, Justice, and the American Way – Part 2

Great Sand Dunes, Mesa Verde, The Grand Canyon, Joshua Tree, Cabrillo Point, Great Sequoia, Yosemite, Yellowstone, Mt. Rushmore, The Badlands – what do all these places have in common? Well, first, they are national parks or monuments, set aside by our nation’s...