Breaking News: Jesus of Nazareth Has Risen from the Dead! The Tomb Is Empty!

April 17, 30 AD: At about 4:30 this morning, Mary Magdalene reports that she went to the Jesus’ tomb and found it open. She peered inside and saw that Jesus was nowhere in sight. His body was gone and his burial cloth was neatly folded up. According to John, “So she ran and went toContinue reading “Breaking News: Jesus of Nazareth Has Risen from the Dead! The Tomb Is Empty!”

Meet Him at the Well: You Will Never Thirst Again

One of my favorite stories in the New Testament as well as the entire Bible is when Jesus encountered the Samaritan woman at the well. Look at the story from John 4.1-43. 4 Now Jesus learned that the Pharisees had heard that he was gaining and baptizing more disciples than John— 2 although in fact it was notContinue reading “Meet Him at the Well: You Will Never Thirst Again”

Why Didn’t I Ask the Question?

Most recently, I learned that a good client passed away suddenly. He appeared to be healthy and in better shape than I am in. And yet he died suddenly. Many people will ask why did God allow him to die as opposed to someone who has chronic health problems? The answer to that is unknownContinue reading “Why Didn’t I Ask the Question?”

Do You Really Have a Personal Relationship with Jesus Christ?

I am writing to the people who have said that they are Christians, but when you look at their life, you cannot tell them a part from unbelievers and evildoers. God loves you so much that He wants a REAL relationship with you! For years, I thought I was a Christian and I was goingContinue reading “Do You Really Have a Personal Relationship with Jesus Christ?”

It Should Have Been Me

Today, as I think about what Jesus did for you and me, I had an image in my mind. It was of the pounding of spikes, like those nailed into railroad ties. As I closed my eyes, I could see Jesus crawling onto the rugged cross after being illegally arrested, tried in the middle ofContinue reading “It Should Have Been Me”

Is Time Running Out?

Just last Fall, I had the pleasure at singing at my Mother-in-law’s funeral. Now I know what most of you are thinking? How can I say that I had the pleasure singing at her funeral? Although her physical body was in the bronze casket, her spirit was already with her Lord and Savior, Christ Jesus.Continue reading “Is Time Running Out?”

His Unspeakable Gift

We are in the amazing season of Christmas; celebrating the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ, Emmanuel, God with us. The creator of all, the very Son of God took off His royal robes and stepped from the throne room of Heaven into the womb of a peasant girl. Instead of a myriad of theContinue reading “His Unspeakable Gift”

The True Meaning of Christmas!

Have you ever wondered about what Christmas is really about? This is just the beginning of a wonderful and divine act in which God sent His Son into the world. This is just the beginning. Luke 2 English Standard Version (ESV) The Birth of Jesus Christ 2 In those days a decree went out from CaesarContinue reading “The True Meaning of Christmas!”

Interview with a Pastor: The Making of an American Pastor

I most recently had a candid interview with a pastor about his ministry and what it was like leading a church. My questions are in BOLD TYPE. His answers are in regular font. The name of the pastor has been omitted as well as the church. If you are thinking of going into the ministry asContinue reading “Interview with a Pastor: The Making of an American Pastor”

Defeating The Adversary

The following is a discussion about Jerry Rankin’s book, “Spiritual Warfare: The Battle For God’s Glory.” The discussion pertains to how Satan tries to use one’s past and old nature to destroy a Christian’s walk with Christ and their testimony. According to Jerry Rankin, our old nature is what comes natural for us. Our natureContinue reading “Defeating The Adversary”