• The Spirit and Family Dynamics

    “A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city; and their contentions are like the bars of a castle”  (Proverbs 18:19) This phrase from Proverbs says much about family dynamics. Bad things do happen among relatives. And the Bible is not shy in its exposition of the...

  • The Two Faces of Legalism

    The elder brother could not share in his father's deep relief and joy, because although he had done all that was right in his father's eyes, he had not done so with a perfect heart, in response to his father's heart of love.

  • A Bold Heart Who Served

    Martha deserves better. She’s taken a lot of hits from preachers and teachers over the centuries because of a small bit of Scripture in Luke: “But Martha was cumbered about much serving, and came to Him, and said, Lord, dost thou not care that my sister hath left me to...

  • Now That They’re Gone

    Christmas will not be the same “Cast down, but not destroyed.” Paul’s words to the Corinthian Church ring in our ears, but distress or despair wait to overtake us. Our family member has gone home to be with the Lord. It was just yesterday and now its holiday time — Christmas...

  • An Eternal Destiny

    Why are there so many casualties among believers, even in Spirit-filled ministries? Why do men who have been called to be pastors become fearful, insecure, or refuse to study to be effective in their call?