Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, Church, Culture & Society

Dogs, Swine, and Discriminating Evangelism

“Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you” (Matt. 7:6). In context, Jesus is talking about criticism, and not having a censorious spirit. What Jesus is teaching, is that when we are critical of… Continue reading Dogs, Swine, and Discriminating Evangelism

Biblical Doctrines, Christian Living, Church, Culture & Society, Faith

Shout Out the Gospel

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson liked to tell the story associated with George Cutting, a man who is best known for the fact that he is the author of a little pamphlet, "Safety, Certainty, and Enjoyment." Mr. Cutting was just a simple Christian man who went around preaching the gospel. He was also a business man.… Continue reading Shout Out the Gospel

Biblical Doctrines, Church, Culture & Society, Faith

Knowledge is Not Enough

                                                       AN EXPOSITION OF ACTS 18:24-28       24 And a certain Jew named Apollos, born at Alexandria, an eloquent man, and mighty in the scriptures, came to Ephesus. The story of the Christian Church provides an opportunity to study the biographies of select men and women. Some are worthy of praise and emulation, while others… Continue reading Knowledge is Not Enough

Christian Living, Culture & Society, Faith, God's Law, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit

The Story of A Man Named Matthew

“And he went forth again by the sea side; and all the multitude resorted unto him, and he taught them. 14 And as he passed by, he saw Levi the son of Alphaeus sitting at the receipt of custom, and said unto him, Follow me. And he arose and followed him. 15 And it came… Continue reading The Story of A Man Named Matthew

Miscellaneous

A Short Term Mission Trip to Nicaragua

"After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands; And cried with a loud voice, saying, Salvation to our God which sitteth upon the… Continue reading A Short Term Mission Trip to Nicaragua

Christian Living, Church, Culture & Society, God, Jesus, & the Holy Spirit

Here Am I, Send Me

“Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me” (Isa. 6:8). It is sometimes impossible to know what triggers a memory, but recently an early memory came to my mind. I was a small child once again,… Continue reading Here Am I, Send Me

Apologetics, Biblical Doctrines, Christian Living, Salvation & Justification, Theology

Ten Doctrines to Share During Evangelism

Theology matters. This truism becomes all the more apparent as one undertakes the task of evangelizing. In answering the question, “What constitutes successful evan­gelism?” there will be differing—and sometimes contradic­tory—answers. Someone will respond, “Great audiences, dynamic performances, eloquent preaching, and engaging music.” The tendency by some is an over-reliance upon a humanistic response. Instead of… Continue reading Ten Doctrines to Share During Evangelism