Hurricane Harvey – a reminder to endure

It seems as though every year from about mid-August until late September, the East Coast, the Florida Coast and the Gulf Coast are pelted with tropical storms and hurricanes. This year is no different. The city of Houston and the surrounding Gulf Coast areas a... Read More »

The changing face of American culture and the priority of text-driven preaching

The only real constants in life are death and taxes. This old adage in the life of American culture reflects the sentiment that some things never change and some things are always changing. For example, those who are 60 years of age or older will vividly remem... Read More »

Honor the Lord, Remember the Vet

Words are significant to the expression of language in the art of communication, just as dates are significant to the cycle of one’s life. Each year, some days are more important in meaning than others. We remember our birthday; hopefully, our wedding annive... Read More »

By The Way, What Time Is It, Anyway?

Have you ever been misunderstood, misrepresented or misquoted in ministry? If you have been involved in ministry for any length of time, the answer is an emphatic YES! Be encouraged: your service in ministry reflects the earthly ministry of Jesus Christ. He wa... Read More »

Is Extending An Invitation Really Relevant For Today?

The contemporary pulpit of the 21st century has become silent. Not in regard to story-telling, pithy sayings, anecdotes and illustrative pictures of everyday life, but with regard to any concrete explanation of the text of Scripture. In some cases, the use of ... Read More »