A Fake Snake on a Stake

A Fake Snake on a Stake

Every story in Scripture teaches us either what to do or what not to do, sometimes both. These history lessons were recorded so we can glean wisdom from them. Why fall into the same trap they fell into? Why not …
Avoiding the Isolation Trap

Avoiding the Isolation Trap

One of Satan’s biggest traps we must avoid is isolation. No person is an island to themselves. We were not designed to live in prolonged solitude but to interact in a network of healthy relationships. Isolation is not healthy for …
The Man on the Middle Cross

The Man on the Middle Cross

A wooden plaque my wife bought me sits on a bookshelf in my office. It contains a concise, powerful message—“The man on the middle cross told me I can come.” You may wonder what the violent death of a first …
10 Reasons for Unanswered Prayer

10 Reasons for Unanswered Prayer

We all face dry spells when prayer feels like a waste of time. Every Christian experiences times when God seems a million miles away. Then we must walk by faith and not by our feelings. When we can’t trace God’s …
Identifying the spirit of Antichrist

Identifying the spirit of Antichrist

Many believe the Antichrist will be a literal, global leader but the spirit of Antichrist already permeates the world with its corrosive influence. We need keen spiritual discernment to recognize and resist it. Jesus warned that the number one sign …
Why Violence Is Not the Solution

Why Violence Is Not the Solution

Like many Americans, I was appalled by and ashamed of what transpired in Washington DC as protesters stormed the capitol. It was an ugly and sad day for America and a bad look to the rest of the world. I …