Easter Is For Doubters!

Have you ever struggled with doubt when it comes to your faith? Maybe something has happened in your life that caused you to wonder if God really does keep His promises. I have good news for you—Easter is for doubters! No less than the apostle Thomas had his doubts about Jesus, but they gave way to belief and worship when he gathered with other believers in the presence of the risen Lord. I believe the same can happen for you . . . read more ›

Are You Mad at God?

I’ve heard people say, “I’m mad at God! I need to forgive Him!” You have it all wrong, friend. Who are you to be “mad” at God? The Bible says, ”Who in the world do you think you are to second-guess God? Do you for one moment suppose any of us knows enough to call God into question? Clay doesn’t talk back to the fingers that mold it, saying, ‘Why did you shape me like this?’” (Romans 9:20 THE MESSAGE) . . . read more ›

What Makes You Angry?

I will be speaking at Harvest in Riverside this coming Sunday. Among other things, I will be talking about anger. So let me ask you, what makes you angry? What really ticks you off? Have you ever exploded in anger, and if so,why? Things that bother me I can tell you that when I’m hungry, I can get a little angry. There are a lot of other things that can irritate me, as well. Why do people who are in . . . read more ›

What Does It Mean To Covet?

People love top ten lists. The top 10 songs of all time. The worst songs of all time. Well, God has a top 10 list too. And one of the most often overlooked commandments in Gods top 10 is “You shall not covet” (Exodus 20:17). Let’s not misunderstand. You can admire your friend’s car, and even buy one just like it, but that is not coveting. Perhaps it’s copying, but it is not coveting. Now if you were to go . . . read more ›

Attention, Women! Men Don’t Like to Share Their Food!

Girls! I have to let you know something about most of us guys . . . We don’t like to share our food! Oh, we may smile and allow your fork to come our direction and grab a bite of something off our our plate. But just know this, we really would rather you did not. In this regard, we are not unlike dogs with freshly poured food in their bowls. Don’t interfere with an eating dog or, for that matter, . . . read more ›