Category: Christian Life

Christian LifeJourney through Cancer

Torn Apart but Never Alone, part three

This post continues Beth’s series on her journey through cancer. See parts one and two of this series. For previous posts, see “Blessings through Burdens,” parts one and two, “One Seed,” and “The Work of Your Hands,” parts one and two.  After the worst raging of the storm began to die down, pass by, and after many months eventually…

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Christian LifeJourney through Cancer

Torn Apart but Never Alone, part two

This post continues Beth’s series on her journey through cancer. For part one of this series, click here. For previous posts on her story, see “Blessings through Burdens,” parts one and two, “One Seed,” and “The Work of Your Hands,” parts one and two. We return to the account of Beth’s medication-induced confusion after her cancer treatment… My health continued…

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Christian LifeJourney through Cancer

Torn Apart but Never Alone, part one

This post continues Beth’s series on her journey through cancer. For previous posts, see “Blessings through Burdens,” parts one and two, “One Seed,” and “The Work of Your Hands,” parts one and two. Torn apart at times but never separated from God’s love. Ever. John Henry Jowett has aptly said, “God does not comfort us to make us comfortable,…

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Christian LifeLife in the Word

Living in the Light of the Law

Last week at Bob Jones University, we finished our semester series on the Ten Commandments entitled “Oh How I Love Your Law! God’s Laws for True Life.” Why a series on the Ten Commandments to people with great familiarity with the Bible? Everyone knows about the Ten Commandments, but most people do not really know…

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Christian LifeLife in the Word

A Bible-Based Life

We live in an age where many people claim to know God but do not have any interest in really living according to the Bible. We often encounter people who are happy to love God as long as they can live for themselves. However, the Christianity of the New Testament was a radically different kind…

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Christian Life

What I Learned from a New Believer

The look on Scott’s face was priceless as he sat across the table at the Starbucks down the road from the church. He had just discovered that the New Testament books were named after either the men who wrote them or the city in which their recipients lived. I must admit it was refreshing to…

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Christian Life

The Proof of the Resurrection

We will gather at our churches this Sunday morning to celebrate the greatest event in the Christian faith – the physical resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. While you and I will gather to celebrate an event that we believe really happened, there will be thousands upon thousands of people who will attend…

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Christian LifeLife in the Word

Pondering the Works of God

Years ago, I remember regularly hearing Dr. Les Ollila speak in chapel. It was always a blessing to hear him preach; however, his Monday chapels were especially impactful. Generally, in the first ten minutes of the chapel he asked the students and staff to recount any recent work of God they had personally experienced over…

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Christian Life

Excellence Begins in the Mind

For almost two decades, the business community has been in love with the elusive pursuit of excellence. Tens of thousands of pages have been written in hundreds of books by scores of experts, each proclaiming the “true path” to excellence. Excellence is obviously a key to financial success in the business world, but it is…

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Christian LifeLife in the Word

From the Tower

Let’s return to our discussion on Habakkuk. Habakkuk voiced a prayer of complaint that many of God’s people since then have cried out in their own heart – “Lord, why do You let wicked men prosper…especially when they oppress those who are striving to live righteously before You? How long will You let this injustice,…

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