Are You Enlisted For Glory?

They enlisted for glory!  On July 4th, 1776, the 56 signers of America’s “birth certificate”, the Declaration of Independence, enlisted in the fight for freedom.  They affirmed that everyone is endowed by the Creator God of the Bible with the “inalienable rights of life, liberty, & the pursuit of happiness” in accordance with His moral

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Experiencing Victory Over Depression

“You seem rather happy to be from Adams County,” said the grumpy old man while we waited in line.  My response to his comment was also forthright, “Jesus Christ has transformed my life!”  The man explained that his disappointment resulted from the A-F community’s failure to deliver in his pursuit of happiness. This scenario is

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“Dad the Family Leader: A Prayer for Father’s Day”

Families are the foundational building block of society & are strongest when fathers actively engage their children’s lives.  Social science confirms the Bible in affirming that having a married dad & mom is the best environment for the next generation to grow up in.  This Father’s Day, the survival of civilization is at stake for

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A Father’s Heart For His Son

Happy 10th birthday, son!  The first decade of your life was an adventure of cross-country travel, welcoming new siblings, & tremendous personal growth.  Standing now on the threshold of the most formative & challenging decade of your life, be resolute in pursuit of manliness & Godliness.  Here is some advice, from my heart to yours.

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Don’t Waste Your Life: A Prayer for the Class of 2016

Congratulations on completing your high school education!  Your academics have been instrumental in shaping you and your future.  Considering the trajectory of your life, remember that one day you will stand before the Almighty Creator God of the Bible and give an account of your life.  Faithfully invest your time, treasure, and talent so that

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Every Life is Beautiful

“My wife & I are considering combining some of our genetic material with the breath of the Almighty” wrote a friend of mine. After some confusion, I realized they were looking to have a baby. Such a peculiar description was initially perplexing. Upon further reflection, his statement packed an enormous amount of wisdom foreign to

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Freedom From the Tyranny of Evil

Who is your favorite superhero? There are many to choose from! Is it Captain America, Thor, or Superman? How about the Hulk, Batman, Spiderman or any of a host of larger-than-life characters? What is it about these imaginary wonders that thrills us? They’ve grown in popularity far beyond their comic book roots due to Hollywood

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A Prayer for the Nation

Most Gracious Heavenly Father, We boldly come before You this day with humbled hearts knowing full well that You are the One True and Living God of the Holy Scriptures, the Bible. We praise You this day for Your Holy Character, Tri-une Nature, and Absolute Authority. You are the Holy Creator of the universe, Gracious

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Religious Liberty & the Christian Conscience

There is no sector of life where you can temporarily deposit your spiritual beliefs into a box & then take them out at a more convenient time. Everyone lives according to their worldview. This is the body of ideas, beliefs, & values through which you view the world, interpret life as it is, & the

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Jesus Hates Religion

Religion is a filthy dung pile of self-effort in the sight of God’s Holiness because it is mankind’s idolatrous attempt to earn God’s favor through the energy of his rebellious nature & the imagination of his wicked mind. In order to understand why God hates religion, we must come face to face with who Jesus

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