Verses Out of Context #2 – Luke 2:14

This is the time of the year when the phrase “peace on earth, goodwill toward men” seems to be on almost everyone’s lips, countless t-shirts, cards, snow globes, ornaments and even coffee cups. While the sentiment is quite desirable, if you listen to the message of most TV specials, short stories, and even some sermons […]

Unexpected Heroes

Most of us are familiar with Hebrews 11, often described as ‘the faith hall of fame”, Foxe’s Book of Martyrs, and prominent men and women considered heroes of the faith from more modern times such as Martin Luther, John Wesley, Jonathan Edwards, Mother Teresa, Billy Graham and Saeed Abidini. These people are rightly held up […]

The Gift of Faith

(How should our faith in Christ be like Ebola? Sounds kinda weird, doesn’t it? Well, read on and Pongo will explain it!  — Curly) A dad and his son were relaxing by the river near their home when the boy asked his father, “Dad, if three frogs were sitting on a limb that hung over […]

Truth, Logic, and Eternity

This last week, I’ve noticed something very bothersome while reading and watching the news, talking with people around the county and checking into Facebook. It seems that people these days not only lack a functional BS filter, but have no desire to logically examine statements and arguments they hear. So it seems that I’m almost […]