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People have a lot of questions and needs. The Bible has all the answers and helps. My mission is to help people by helping them learn the Bible. I am frequently being asked, "When are you going to have an app?”...

Indeed, not only does the Bible say that we are to love people, but that love is not rude. In our postmodern age of nicety, the only real sin anymore seems to be hurting people’s feelings. But, sometimes God needs...

Jesus has a pointed and prophetic sense of humor. And, Jesus’ most stinging humor was reserved for the religious types, especially the Pharisees. Jesus called them a bag of snakes (Matt. 23:33) and said that their moms had slept with the...

Religion is funny. Christian Science is neither Christian nor science. And, fundamentalism is not fun. That’s funny. But, have you ever wondered if Jesus was funny? In the closing line of his classic book Orthodoxy, G. K. Chesterton speaks of Jesus’ lack...

“If anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.” 1 Timothy 5:8 The Bible is clear that a godly father accepts his responsibility to be...

God is a Father who loves children. He encourages parents, starting with fathers, to be considerate of their children. In fact, God says to parents in Colossians 3:21, “…do not provoke your children, lest they become discouraged.” Here are some very practical ways that...

In 1 Corinthians 13:4–8 the God who IS love gives us His definition of love: Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it...

Most Christians affirm that Jesus is present in Communion. But the debate about how he is present is one of the deepest divisions in Christianity. For example, disagreement over the presence of Christ in the Eucharist was the central point of...

As a young pastor, I will never forget the day that a new Christian approached me after church to complain. They could not understand why we had such a small snack and long lines to get it. What they were talking...

At church recently, a sincere young woman began chatting with me. She was struggling to know whether or not she was a Christian. She had asked various Christian friends who offered a variety of opinions which left her confused. One of...