A Root Cause of Conflict In Marriage

“Your desire shall be for your husband, and he shall rule over you.” Genesis 3:16 Anyone who has been married for a while will tell you good marriages are not accidental, they are the result of hard work, commitment and understanding, lots of it. Anytime two people come together from different backgrounds, upbringings and personalities,…

Moving Away From The Traditional Family

The face of the American family has changed over this past 50 years. We don’t seem to see many traditional families any more; According to the Pew Research: The percentage of children under 18 living with parents in first marriage, with stay at home mother and working father in 1960’s were 50% in 2014 14%….

The Danger Of Affluence

Some time ago I listened to a sermon where the minster was comparing our spiritual state with those of other countries. He mentioned in the countries where Christianity was illegal, the believers there seem to exhibit a zeal for the faith that we don’t seem to have. The point of the sermon was, since in…

Putting God On Trial!

“…They did not believe in God and did not trust his saving power”.   Psalm 78:22 Have you come to a place in your life where you felt God has let you down? You followed God only to find yourself in trouble. Sometimes in these kinds of places, our tendency is to put God on…

The Silence Of God

Have you ever gone through a difficult situation and wondered where God was? Are you going through something now and you have prayed for God to remedy the situation only to no avail? Does it seem like God is nowhere to be found and you are left to fix an unfix able situation? Sooner or…

Understanding God’s Ways Part 1

“He made known his ways to Moses, his acts to the people of Israel”   psalm 103:7 Most of us in life see God’s acts, but few of us know his ways. What does God want to achieve in us? How does he go about accomplishing these things? What are his ways? One of the places…

God Does What He Can!

 Jeremiah 32:27      Behold, I am the Lord, the God of all flesh: is there anything too hard for me?         Some time ago, I talked to a wonderful Christian lady in regard to her evangelistic endeavors. She told me how her church has formed groups of people to go and proclaim the gospel. She…

An Atheist As A Christian Minister !

I recently came across an article that was both shocking and humorous. In Oct. 4, 2016 The Salt Lake Tribune ran an article entitled “She is an atheist, but still an ordained minister in Canada-at least for now”. Rev. Gretta Vosper is an ordained minister in the United Church of Canada. The only problem is…

Christianity In The Last Days Part 2

1 Timothy 4:1 “Now the Spirit expressly says that in later times some will depart from the faith by devoting themselves to deceitful spirits and teaching of demons”.   There is a warning here that we all need to pay close attention to. “In the later times some will depart from the faith”. The later…

Christianity In The Last Days Part 1

2 THESSALONIANS 2:3 “let no one deceive you by any means; for that day will not come unless the falling away comes first…”   What will Christianity look like as we get closer to the return of Christ? Does the Bible foresee any general trends? Do we see some of those trends already at work in…

Do We All Worship The Same God?

“…I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the father except through me…”   John 14:6   In today’s society there are many misconceptions about God. One of these misconceptions is the idea that we all worship the same God.   Recently, I had discussions with several individuals about God….

Is Life Getting Harder For Evangelicals In America?

In recent years, many evangelicals believe life has become more difficult for them in America than before. A survey done by Pew Research in June 2016 found that 41% of protestant evangelicals said it has become harder for them compared to 34% in September of 2014. That is an increase of 7%. The numbers are…