God gave a commission to Jonah, the reluctant prophet. Yet everyone in the book does what they are told to do by God, except for Jonah himself. It’s a book that’s full of ironies – and lessons for Christians in this twenty-first century.
How is your prayer life? We often fail to appreciate the importance of fervent, effectual prayers.
The Bible has a lot to say about offending people, but what does it say about being easily offended? Since "offenses must come," what can we do to avoid stumbling?
During the "miracle of Dunkirk" in 1940 a third of a million allied soldiers escaped almost certain destruction at the hands of German armies. A laconic statement from a British officer on the beach of Dunkirk, underscores lessons about the world to come, and about how we should live our lives today.
Christians are referred to many ways in the bible. As sheep, a soldier, or a piece of clay. However, the metaphor of the distance runner in Hebrews 12:1 captures the reality of the journey that a faithful Christian makes.
Jesus Christ gave as the identifying sign of His disciples that they would have love for one another. Is that true of the Church today?
What did you learn from this year's Feast of Tabernacles? And what should you have learned? To help you get the most from the Feast, let's discuss both questions.
The Bible encourages us to ponder the brevity and precarious nature of human life, so that we may grow in wisdom. Why is that, and what should we learn?
My recent trip to southern Africa included visiting more than 500 brethren. There were many incredible stories that I would like to share with the Church.