The Christian Distinction

Can you tell the difference between a Christian and someone who isn’t a Christian?  Though all Christians used to walk according to the ways of the world, someone who has become a Christian should have a lifestyle that is clearly different.  In Ephesians 2, Paul introduces a discussion which compares the past and present lifestyles of the…

Comfort From The Comforted

For 16 years, my wife has been affected dramatically by a chronic illness. When she was diagnosed, she was told that she would be unable to complete college and could rule out any possibility of a real career in her future. Since that time, God has given her grace to complete her studies, work as…

Recovering From Disaster

Have you ever observed someone going down the wrong path in life? Perhaps you could discern someone’s decisions would result only in disaster. Red flags go up when we see certain events begin to unfold: a teenager becoming involved with the “wrong crowd;” a married co-worker flirting with an attractive employee; or even someone withdrawing…

Come. Take. Rest.

What does it mean to be humble? How would you identify a humble person? Think of someone that you believe epitomizes your ideals of humility. What stands out about that person? Now consider the biblical view of humility. What biblical characters stand out for their humility? Perhaps you thought of Moses, who is described as…