Contributed on Nov 3, 2019
Fear can destroy us. It makes us weak and undermines our faith. One of the most repeated commands in Scripture is "Do Not Fear." But how do I do that?
OPEN: Years ago, a mother of 8 children from Darlington, Maryland came home from shopping to find that the house was quieter than usual. As we all know, when children are quiet, that can be a BAD sign. Well, she looked into the middle of the living room and saw 5 of her children sitting around in a ...read more
Contributed on Nov 10, 2019
Faced with the threat of death, Elijah lost his faith that God cared for him and lost sight of God's power. Can that happen to us, and what can Elijah's experience teach us about our faith?
Ever since there’s been a Post Office, it seems that children have written letters to God. Here are just a few of them: A little girl named Jane wrote: “In Sunday school they told us what you do. Who does it when you are on vacation? Another girl: “Thank you for the baby brother, but what I ...read more
Contributed on Nov 17, 2019
Over the years I've learned that I've got to be careful who I trust and listen to. I've found that the experts can even be wrong? So if I can't even be sure of the experts... who can I listen to that I can always trust?
OPEN: (I put a copy of the covers of the “National Enquirer” and the “Globe” on screen side by side) How many of you ever seen these magazines at the supermarket? These are what are known as “tabloid magazines.” As you can tell from the headlines, these are not reliable news sources. In fact, they ...read more