What’s Going On In America…

 What’s going on in America is actually the result of what has GONE on in America! Stay with me and I think you’ll understand what I mean. More and more the question is being asked, “what’s going on in America?” “Why does America seem to be spinning out of control?” The answer is not as simple […]

5 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR SPIRITUAL HEARING…Pt. 1

There has probably never been a time in history where technology and sociology have created so many different opinions, perspectives and “voices” that tug at our hearts and minds. Social media has created a kind of “every voice is authoritative” with equally valid convictions. Much news media has has moved away from being voices of […]

The Death of Christianity?

That is what some major newspapers like the New York Times are suggesting based on a recent survey by the Pew Research Center which reported that 71% of American adults identified as Christians in 2014 compared to 79% in 2007 in a similar Pew survey. But what is really going on? First, if anyone really […]

A Message From 1984…

In 1984 I read a book in which the author stated the following… “Pursuing freedom in an absolute sense disrupts the balance between freedom and form. A free culture relies on the form given it by its laws and morality to maintain order. Societies that lose this delicate balance may for a time become chaotic, […]

Church and State Myths…

We are often told today that The Church and State are to operate in separate realms under what is referred to as the “doctrine of separation.” This concept has so proliferated modern society that most Americans have come to believe a couple of misrepresented ideas that are worth correcting. Since every week we are hearing […]

UPDATE… A REVERSAL COMING

The outcry from the evangelical community has been so great that World Vision is now planning to reverse their decision back to their original position on employment. See http://www.worldmag.com/2014/03/world_vision_reportedly_reverses_decision My only question now is, are they reversing because they recognize the inconsistency of their rationale and their theology or because it wasn’t as popular or acceptable […]

A Policy Change…

That is what World Vision, a long time evangelical relief ministry founded by Bob Pierce, endorsed for many years by Billy Graham and other leading evangelical leaders, is calling their recent change in regard to employee hirings. In an exclusive interview with Christianity Today this  week, Richard Stearns the current president of World Vision announced […]

What’s In A Word?…

Few people know the name of Edward Everett. Everett was considered one of the greatest orators of his day. On one occasion he waxed eloquent with a major speech that lasted over two hours. Interestingly, another speech of similar importance was scheduled to follow Everett’s. That speaker sensing that the crowd would not be able […]

When The Power Goes Out…

This past Sunday was another wonderful day at RBC. There was an unusual sense of God’s presence with us. That’s important because where He is, there is power and without His power we are left drifting in despair and need. It’s like an incident that occurred this past February when a fire broke out in […]

Go Vote…

This will be the 14th presidential election in my lifetime and I believe that it may be the most important one to date.