Way back in the day, way back before high school basketball had a three-point shot, way back when I was in high school, my high school had an outstanding basketball team. We were a large school, playing the best schools in the state of Ohio. In my junior year, we went to the final four, … Continue reading Church VS A High School Pep Rally
The Apostles asked Jesus, "Tell us, when shall these things be? And what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world" (Matthew 24:3)? The Bible, and the New Testament, in particular, are filled with signs for the second coming. Think of prophetic signs this way - they are like clouds. Clouds … Continue reading Signs All Around Us
How will the current saber-rattling between the United States and Iran end? Time will tell. How will Iran come to an end? The Bible tells us. Persia is mentioned by name in the Bible twenty-nine times. Persia changed its name to Iran in March of 1935. Whenever you read about Persia in the Scriptures, you … Continue reading The Final Demise of Iran
As the calendar pages flip through the passing centuries, the misnomers of Christmas have continued to grow. The misinformation of the first Christmas grew from tradition and experienced a growth spurt during the twentieth century with the increase of media through movies and television. One error, in particular, is seen in nearly every place that … Continue reading Wise Guys And A Toddler
Last week I gave you my yearly rant about the commercialization of the holiday we call Christmas. This week I am asking you to think about Christmas - not the decorations or the gifts, but why the first Christmas happened, and it's significance. What the Bible says about the first Christmas is challenging to believe. … Continue reading Christmas – Think About It
It is a sad thing that a large portion of the population looks more forward to December 26 than December 25. People can wake up the morning of the 26th and think, "It's finally over. This whole Christmas thing is over!" Years ago, I took a stress test. Not the treadmill thing, but a written … Continue reading Christmas Time Is Coming!
The holiday season is rolling in. Thanksgiving is about a week away. Some stores are already selling at "Black Friday Prices." I love Thanksgiving; I hate Black Friday. Let us start with the good news. I love Thanksgiving. I love turning on the television early in the morning and watching the parades. After fifty-plus years, … Continue reading Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and God’s Hurt Feelings.