“And in the morning, rising up a great while before day, he went out, and departed into a solitary place, and there prayed. 36 And Simon and they that were with him followed after him. 37 And when they had found him, they said unto him, All men seek for thee. 38 And he said…… Continue reading A Passion for Prayer
In 2016, in a Sunday School class in a Fundamentalist Baptist church in southern Florida, the teacher instructed the young people not to listen to that terrible doctrine called Calvinism because, “It is a doctrine of the devil.” When I was told of this statement, I shuddered in fear on behalf of that very foolish,…… Continue reading Christians Who Blaspheme the Holy Spirit
“So that we ourselves glory in you in the churches of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations that ye endure: 5 Which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, that ye may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which ye also suffer” (2…… Continue reading Will the Bride of Christ be Raptured?
“There were present at that season some that told him of the Galilaeans, whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. 2 And Jesus answering said unto them, Suppose ye that these Galilaeans were sinners above all the Galilaeans, because they suffered such things? 3 I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall…… Continue reading Remembering 9-11
As a child growing up in a Fundamentalist Baptist church in Dallas, Texas, I was taught that going to the theater was, well, evil—without exception. Even attending a movie produced by Billy Graham’s ministry was prohibited, because someone might see a Christian walking out of the building and fail to understand the distinction between a…… Continue reading Stand Up and Cheer; God Is NOT Dead