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Our Nation Under God

I am amazed and in awe of what just happened. The greatest political upset in my lifetime and perhaps in the history of the United States has just taken place...

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The Miraculous Phenomenon of Youth Revival

As we see the greatest need America has ever had for a fresh move of God, one of our greatest resources that God, in His wisdom, has chosen as the harbinger for revival, i.e., the youth, is being ignored. As we study the history of revival, we see the roots of revival almost always go back to a time of renewal among the youth. Modern day surveys indicate that up to 85 perc...

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35 Years Ago Today!

To God be the glory, January 18, 1981 was my first Sunday as pastor of Christchurch Baptist Fellowship, the only church I have ever pastored. After spending almost 11 years as an evangelist and college professor, I asked the Lord to place my wife, children and me in a place where we could spend the better part of our lives. ...

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Is Drinking Alcoholic Beverages Right or Wrong?

We believe what we want to believe. We are now in the throes of postmodernism, humanism to the max, and a spiritual coup d’etat that re-arranges the worldview concerning the subject of drinking. As believers are now morphing past the point of diversity on the subject to condoning and, in some cases, pushing other believers to imbibe, I cannot remain silent. Therefore, al...

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Beginning Again!

Twenty-sixteen promises to be a most exciting year! It is a year for our presidential election. Some are depending on the presidential election to save us from our national condition. Not discounting the importance of this election, allow me to remind you of the 20th Psalm, verse 7, “Some trust in chariots, and some in horses: but we will remember the name of the LORD ou...

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#PrayforPaul

‪#‎PrayforPaul‬ is a reminder to pray for Paul Meikle, a young man in our church that has had a heart transplant and is now in trouble with that heart....

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Saving and Maintaining Relationships

Relationships are important. They are important to God and should be to us as well. In I Corinthians the apostle Paul had to deal with a sin issue that was not taken seriously by the church at Corinth. Thankfully, the church readjusted itself from complacency to becoming proactively involved with dealing with the sinning brother....

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We Shall Do What We Did Aforetime!

Many questions have been asked about the demand the City of Houston has made. Unless there is a turn of heart, the climate in the city of Houston may become uncomfortable for Bible-believing Christians....

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Christ, Our Life

The truth found in our study today is the most life-changing truth that ever entered my heart and mind since the day I became a Christian....

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We Are Translated

There are only two verses in Scripture in which you will find the English word “translated.” It is the Greek word “methistemi.” Thayer and Strong translate this word, “to transfer, carry away, put out or remove, depose or figuratively exchange or remove from one place to another.” ...

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What Makes a Minister?

When God was revealing to me my call to preach, my Bible kept falling open to one of three places: Colossians 1:23, 25 and Ephesians 3:7. In these three verses, three words arrested my attention: “...made a minister....” In Colossians 1:23, God tells us we ministers have an obligation to preach the Gospel to every creature. ...

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Complete, Fully Equipped, and Ready to Go!

Today we shall discuss Colossians 2:1-10. I bring to your attention the key verse for our study today, Colossians 2:10: “And ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality and power.” Guy King says that the word “complete” is a word picture in Greek....

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Christus Victor!

Man fell in the garden, causing the human race to be plunged into a fallen existence. But the first Messianic promise foretold, “And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel” (Genesis 3:15). ...

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How Do We Know That We Are Saved?

The epistle of First John was written that God’s children might know that they have eternal life. “These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God” (I John 5:13). Let’s examine First John this morning and see how we ma...

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A Message From God

There are a lot of reasons I know there is a God. One reason is because of the following event that you are about to read that happened between a young man, Hunter Montgomery and myself last week. The subject line in the email he originally sent to me simply read: A Message From God. Below is his story in his own words and my response:...

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Is Drinking Alcoholic Beverages Right or Wrong?

We believe what we want to believe. We are now in the throes of postmodernism, humanism to the max, and a spiritual coup d’etat that re-arranges the worldview concerning the subject of dinking....

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Memorial Day: A Good Time to Remember

It’s Memorial Day weekend and our minds gravitate to the words of President Lincoln, “…that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion…”. ...

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Mob Mentality

Mob mentality is allowing the “crowd” to dominate and modulate your behavior. They are the group of people who say, "Cast in thy lot among us; let us all have one purse” (Proverbs 1:14). God’s word has already designated our answer, “My son, walk not thou in the way with them; refrain thy foot from their path" (Proverbs 1: 14,15)....

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The Cup

The Lord Jesus said, “…the cup which my Father hath given me, shall I not drink it?” (John 18:11b). These are the words our Lord spoke to Simon Peter after he tried to stop the approaching events that led to the cross....

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A Biblical Pattern of Church Growth

I try to be eclectic in my reading, gleaning from fields far and wide. I am sometimes amused, if not saddened by the attitude of some who will say if you want to see your church grow, this is what you must do. I am equally amused to see many different churches with differing philosophies that are growing, thriving churches....

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Send in the Boys! A Call to Our Youth!

I am soon to be traveling in youth conferences and youth camps around the country as spring approaches and summer ensues. I am carrying a burden that this will be the greatest time of revival among American teens and young adults that I have ever witnessed. ...

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The Personal Faith of Washington and Lincoln

If you were to ask the leading historians to list the five greatest presidents of the United States, I am certain beyond a reasonable doubt, that Washington and Lincoln would always be included in that short list....

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Heart and Soul: Love for a Lifetime

It was said that Claudius II of Rome believed that single men made better warriors than husbands; he therefore made a proclamation that marriages were to be suspended for single young men in the Roman army. Knowing that Valentine was a minister, the young men serving in the army would ask Valentine to marry them....

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Davy Crocket's Violin

Not long ago the Houston museum featured the “Texas Exhibit”. My wife and I were fascinated by certain artifacts such as Sam Houston’s walking cane and his single ball revolver where he had actually hand scribed “S. Houston” on the wooden grip. We were also fascinated by one of the knives used by Jim Bowie at The Alamo....

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Is God Real in Your Life?

A great concern of mine is the number of young people that have left the ranks of the church in recent years. In God’s mercy He has kept me ministering to young people and young adults....

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Why is Pro-Life Right and Abortion Wrong?

On January 22, 1973, by a Supreme Court vote of seven to two, abortion became legal in The United States of America. To borrow historical rhetoric, “…a day that will live in infamy.” It was deemed legal that a woman could, by her choice, terminate the life of her unborn baby....

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The Dream Began 33 Years Ago Today!

On a beautiful winter Sunday morning in Houston, 33 years ago today, January 18, 1981, I preached my first sermon as pastor of Christchurch Baptist Fellowship. I was 29 years old, my wife Barbara was 27....

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Let's Be Resolved!

As we prepare to enter a new year, we should be determined to let Jesus be Lord over our lives. As we leave the old year and begin a new one, let us say to ourselves, by the grace of God, this will be a better year! ...

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Anger Management - Part III

How do I know if I have a problem with anger? People will tell you. The Bible says, “...In the mouth of two or three witnesses shall every word be established” (II Corinthians 13:1)....

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Anger Management - Part II

Continuing our post from yesterday, we now delve into the wicked ramifications of anger. We remind our readers again of the uncompromising stand of God against man’s anger: “For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God” (James 1:20)....

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Anger Management - Part I

Resolved. There is nothing righteous that comes from anger out of control. James 1:19,20, “Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath: For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.”...

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The Wings of the Wind

In my mind I can still see the picture in my childish zipper Bible: the Lord with a fierce countenance riding on an angel with massive wings, riding the strong currents of the wind. ...

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What Shall I Do With Worry?

The dark cloud of worry has robbed many a good day from some of God’s people. It has stolen joy from the heart of saints and given doubts and misgivings to those who otherwise could move mountains in faith. The overwhelming interference of worry should be dealt with....

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The Crisis of Discernment

God has been good to me to pastor such a generous people. They give me their blessing as I travel around the country preaching and teaching the Word of God. In these days of ministry, the Lord has opened a door for me to counsel younger ministers in the Word of God and in the ways of God....

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True Peace

Whether on the television or radio, the talk show host Sean Hannity often partially quotes John 14:27, by saying, “…Let not your heart be troubled!...” When I hear him say this, I often say aloud, “Sean, give the whole verse!” ...

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In the Lord's Care!

Arguments are being made, stands are being taken. If things do not change our country is about to enter a new era, the era of government-controlled health care as per Patient Protection and the Affordable Care Act, aka, ObamaCare, a bill signed into law to reform the health care industry....

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How To Become A Christian

A man named Nicodemus was reared up to reverence God and keep all His commandments....

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The Journey Back to God

The journey back to God sometimes appears to be more difficult than the original journey to God. When one makes their first trek to God there is often the absence of baggage that he or she is bringing other than themselves....

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The Old Man and the Sea

One of the most unusual characters I have ever known was Pop Stauning. Pop was an old Norwegian fisherman who, with his precious wife, retired to Florida and was a member of the church where my father pastored. ...

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The Treasure House

he Bible says in Proverbs 15:6, “In the house of the righteous is much treasure...." Listen to the words of Howard Carter when first peering into the treasure tomb of Tutankhamen after being hid from the public for millenniums, “As my eyes grew accustomed to the light, details of the room within emerged slowly from the mist, strange animals, statues, and gold -...

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Adjectives That Adore

C. Irving Benson said this about the gifted writer of yesteryear, F. W. Boreham: “There was an exuberance about his adjectives and he always had more than he could use. A man’s adjectives are often more characteristic than his nouns....

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The Prodigal Sons

Charles Dickens said the story of the prodigal son from Luke 15:11-32 was the greatest short story ever written. William Shakespeare borrowed plots and motifs from the parable adopted them in The Merchant of Venice and Henry IV. ...

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How Do We Know We Are Saved?

Do you know the reason the Apostle John wrote his first epistle? It was for the explicit purpose of explaining how we know for sure that we are children of God....

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A Lifetime of Serving Jesus; What an Honor!

I am surprised at how many people knew it was my birthday. With the induction of internet, social media and easy access smart phones, I have been inundated with Happy Birthday greetings from Europe to the South Pacific. ...

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How Will You Die?

We look forward to the return of the Lord Jesus Christ. If, however, He does not return soon, in approximately one hundred years or less, everyone reading these words will have died. You are no exception. ...

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Thinking Well Leads to Living Well

One of the most quoted phrases in the Bible is found in Proverbs 23:7: “For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he….” This is God telling us the power of our thoughts. What and how we think changes everything....

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Crippled for Life?

Allow me to bring two thoughts that will serve as a segue into a message that I believe the Lord has laid upon my heart. First of all, the infirm crippled man that Jesus healed at the pool of Bethesda in John 2 and the palsied of Mark 2 were both commanded by our Lord to arise and take up their bed and walk....

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The Life-Changing Truth of Romans 6

In the spiritual journey of my life, finding the truths revealed in Romans chapter six was life-changing. In this great chapter we find the secret to continuing strong in our Christian experience. Allow me to share these great truths with you today....

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Marriage - The Exclusive Union Between Man and Woman

What constitutes marriage? We are living in a country that is having a difficult time defining marriage. Sadly, the proponents of same sex marriage are louder and more demanding than God’s people on this issue lately. Those who are willing to push legislation making homosexual unions legal are more than willing to, not only defy Almighty God, but also to ignore the ...

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I Am Not Ashamed of the Gospel!

The great Apostle Paul said, “So, as much as in me is, I am ready to preach the gospel to you that are at Rome also. For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek” (Romans 1: 15,16)....

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When Tornadoes Hit "The Bible Belt"

This past Monday afternoon as reporters were going from wrecked and havoc-filled block after another they kept running into devout Christians in our wonderful sister state of Oklahoma. I would like to say I am not ashamed to live in a place often referred to as “The Bible Belt.” ...

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Don't Jump the Fence!

Recently the news reported three pastors of, what would be termed, “megachurches” have resigned due to moral failure. You sometimes hear me from the pulpit talking about the feat of some man of God with a follow-up, “…and he was one of my students.”...

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The Ideal Mother

When we use the word “ideal,” many may feel left out, because few would ever catagorize themselves as the ideal of anything. In the first definition of “ideal” the meaning is given: satisfying one's conception of what is perfect....

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Puffs That Do Not Satisfy

Please meditate on these three verses of Scripture. They will serve as the foundation for my message today: “But thou shalt remember the LORD thy God: for it is he that giveth thee power to get wealth, that he may establish his covenant which he sware unto thy fathers, as it is this day” (Deuteronomy 8:18)....

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The Transfiguration

There are four places the Greek word “metamorphosis” (metamorphoo) is used in Scripture. Twice it is translated “transfigured”; once the word is translated “transformed” and another time “changed.” Metamorphosis means a change of the form or nature of a thing or person into a completely different one, by natural or supernatur...

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The Good that Comes From Marriage

Recently I had a dream in which I was visiting my old friend, Larry Hargrave out in the country. The Hargrave’s are one of the pioneer families in our area. They even have roads named after their forefathers....

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The Cost of Oneness

Our Lord prayed the 17th chapter of John just after the last supper was celebrated, before crossing the brook of Kidron bloodied by the Passover Lambs that had already begun to be slain. ...

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Seething a Kid in it's Mother's Milk

Three times the Scripture commands, “…Thou shalt not seethe a kid in his mother’s milk” (Exodus 23:19; Exodus 34:26; Deuteronomy 14:21). This appears to be so much more than a health issue; there appears to be a great moral lesson tied to this rebuke and command....

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The Blessed Benefits of Having God as Our Father!

I am in conference, preaching in Greenville, SC today. The Lord gave us a great service last night and we look forward to the meeting this evening. This morning I enjoyed breakfast with three other preachers. Evangelist Milton Taylor was asked to lead us in prayer....

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Traveling Fearlessly Through Life

Is this not an inviting proposition? To travel fearlessly through life sounds great doesn’t it? Examine two wonderful verses: the Psalmist said, “What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee” (Psalm 56:3). ...

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Things That We Know!

Recently I received some correspondence from a young preacher who is doing a phenomenal job in the ministry, but yet he was experiencing some angst, thus the reason for his writing to me....

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Behold, What Manner of Love!

The world doesn’t understand that the absence of our Lord in their life is the absence of true, genuine “agape” love. There are four Greek words for love....

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Christian Joy!

I got up at 4:30 am, went to the church and prayed with those gathered for “Alive at Five,” our early morning prayer time. I came home for breakfast before daylight....

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Getting to Know History Changers

As I write these words I am in Chicago. We are having a really good conference where I am preaching. As I look out the window, I am reminded of one of my historical mentors, Abraham Lincoln. ...

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Perpetuating the Vision of God

Several years ago a young preacher went out west to hold a revival and start a church in a town that was bereft of an authentic Gospel witness. The initial protracted meeting went very well, with the blessing of the Lord....

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Becoming Resolute in Your Resolutions

We have not yet completed the first week of a brand new year. So far so good! The world did not end on December 21st and America has not slid off the proverbial cliff! We’re still here! How does it feel? Your answer would probably be like mine -- very much like last year....

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What Christmas Means to Me

As I sit here writing these words, I am remembering as far back as possible, what the first recollection of Christmas was for me. I have done this before and the same memory keeps coming to mind. ...

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What Happens When Children Die?

As the day progressed Friday, our hearts were filled with grief. Grief for the families of Newtown, Connecticut who did exactly what many of you did last Friday -- you dropped your kids off for school, casually said good-bye and planned to get some things done before you joined your kids at the supper table. ...

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One Day We Shall Know

Jesus said, “And in that day ye shall ask me nothing...” (John 16:23a). Just before our Lord went to the cross, He gave His disciples this promise: one day all questions will be answered....

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Come and Dine

I hope everyone had a most enjoyable Thanksgiving. How thankful all of us should be, not only at this time of the year, but throughout the entire year. ...

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Post-Election Thoughts

Many wonderful people woke up on this past Wednesday morning feeling as though we have been robbed of our country. I must admit, it does now seem like a much different America than I was reared up in. ...

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Post-election Thoughts

Our Lord presented Himself to a world that He loved. “He came unto his own, and his own received him not” (John 1:11). On the eve of Passover, the vote was taken, “But they cried out, Away with him, away with him, crucify him....

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Mountain-Moving Faith

While I was in college, I met people from different areas of the country. Tom Roark was one of those new friends I met who had been reared in the ranching community of Colorado....

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The Beautiful Rope

How exciting it was to be moving into a new house! It just wasn’t any house; it was the parsonage of First Baptist Church of District Heights, just outside Washington D.C. Dad and Mom moved there in 1952 when I was only nine months old....

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Restoring the Original American Dream

In volume I of “The Life and Times of Jesus The Messiah” by Dr. Alfred Edersheim he writes of the Jewish people and their worship: “Around this Temple gathered the sacred memories of the past; to it clung the yet brighter hopes of the future....

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Keeping Humor Within Righteous Bounds

Have you ever carried a sense of humor too far and done damage or hurt to someone? I have. A sense of humor is a great thing. Everyone needs it. As a matter of fact, God praises a merry heart as beneficial and even health rendering....

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The Greatest Parental Challenge: "Train Up A Child"

A verse of Scripture every Christian parent claims is Proverbs 22:6, which says, “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” The desire of every parent I know is that our children will grow up and do right....

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My Life with God

William Murray is the son of the infamous atheist, Madalyn Murray O'Hair. In his childhood, he was used by his mother as the catalyst to help bring about a godless environment in our public schools....

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Truths Learned in My Youth

There are three truths I learned in my youth and hopefully am still gleaning from today. The Bible says, “That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive; But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which...

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We Have Lost a Little Child!

I googled “Todd Akin” and in less than one half of a second 912, 000,000 websites of articles were available for my viewing....

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If I Had My Life To Live Over Again

In a little while, I shall be speaking at yet another youth conference. I am still amazed that God is using me now more than ever in speaking to youth around our country....

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Marriages that Last

This past Tuesday I preached the funeral for my Aunt Henrietta, the epitome of the Proverbs 31 lady....

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How Should We Respond When a Brother Falls?

Have you ever been disappointed by people you thought were close to the Lord?...

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How to Rest Well

I am writing on a subject I am not an expert on. My wife would probably go a step further and declare me a hypocrite. From at least the physical viewpoint throughout my adult life, I have not spent as much time in bed resting as I needed to. ...

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Finding the Place of Power

Recently I received this question from an old friend, Randy Brown, "Bro. Johnny! Didn't you pray in an old railroad car while in Hyles-Anderson?...

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We Wrestle not Against Flesh and Blood

I was in the ninth grade at Lakeland Jr. High School in my home town of Lakeland, Florida. It was after lunch in the next to the last class of the day. The teacher had stepped out of the room....

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This One Thing I Do

The great apostle Paul said, "Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus" ...

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Step Forward; Never Step Back!

Being uptight can cause havoc on the tightrope. Relaxation frees the muscles up to maximum use and we do what needs to be done with greater agility....

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God Is Not Through with You!

If you are reading these words and worried if God is through with you, the answer is: God is definitely not through with you!...

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Forever

As I write this article, Dennis, Lori, Collin and Clayton Wilkening will be leaving town in a couple of hours. Our former assistant pastor will assume the senior pastorate of the First Baptist Church of Colville, Washington....

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When My Children Were About Me

For a couple of weeks now a phrase from Scripture has been working and re-working its way through my psyche. It is found in Job 29....

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For to Me to Live Is Christ!

Today I am consumed with this glorious thought from Holy Scripture, "For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain" (Philippians 1:21)....

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What Happens When a Baby Dies?

As a pastor, I sometimes deal with difficult events. One of the more difficult set of circumstances is when a baby or child dies....

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Lt. Col. James R. Cain, Jr., in Memoriam

Yesterday we celebrated the life of our church member and friend of a lifetime, Lt. Col. James R. Cain, Jr. He was the greatest American hero I knew,...

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Be of Good Cheer!

There are only ten places in Scripture where the word "cheer" is used, eight times "good cheer" is used and only seven places the command, "be of good cheer" is used....

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It's Easter; Be Happy!

And if Christ be not raised, your faith is vain; ye are yet in your sins. Then they also which are fallen asleep in Christ are perished. If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable" (I Corinthians 15:17-19)....

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Lessons My Dad Taught Me About Missions

As most all of you know, my father was an inspiration to me in many areas of my life, one of the greatest and most inspiring legacies being dad's insatiable desire to advance missions....

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Mary, My Sweet Grandmother

One hundred twenty-four years ago on March 2, my grandmother Edwards was born. She was quite a lady. Her father was a Civil War veteran and an old fashioned preacher...

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Why You Should Not Divorce

We live in a day of "throw-away" marriages. Although there is some disagreement about the actual divorce rate in the U.S., all surveys either say half of all marriages now end up in divorce or the statistics are not that high but will soon escalate to this reality if the trend continues....

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Following the Trail of Freedom

My wife and I have had a momentous week. We have walked where the founders of our country have walked and just being in these places has been a moving experience....

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The Golden Coin of Friendship

It was a joy to see an old friend of forty years while ministering at First Baptist Church of Long Beach, California. Jerry Vargo's dorm was right next to my dorm while in college in Indiana...

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Claiming the Exceeding Great and Precious Promises of God!

Recently a news story reported the death of a woman who was presumed to be a bag lady. She was the kind of lady who would walk everywhere, not owning a car....

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Abortion

Today I want to write to you from my heart. On January 22, 1973, by a Supreme Court vote of seven to two, abortion became legal in The United States of America. ...

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A Song of Trees

When Autumn brings Christmas to southeast Texas a beautiful phenomenon takes place. ...

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The Steve Bartman Story

America is a baseball culture. It’s October and soon we will be involved in yet another world series. Today, I want to discuss one of the more bizarre, sad and yet insightful events that came to us from the world of baseball. It is the Steve Bartman incident. The date was October 14, 2003, Wrigley Field in Chicago. ...

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Dealing With Our Doubts

The ancient Greek the word for doubt means to find yourself ‘between two minds’ about something. What can we do about it?...

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What is So Important about Mornings?

The main thing in your life is to maintain a deep, vital growing relationship with God. I find the morning is my best time to do so....

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My Advice to Christian Youth: Stay!

I asking our youth not to give up on God and not to give up on His Church. May we all doubt our doubts and believe our beliefs!...

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The Faith Promise Concept of Giving

God wants our witness to go throughout the world and He will bless those who partner with Him to see that it is done. Faith promise is an expression of this Divine partnership....

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How to Survive a Tsunami

Just this morning I have dealt with two families going through “spiritual tsunamis” and need some help to stabilize and find solid ground. I see real similarities in the physical devastation and spiritual devastations. We have never been in more spiritual warfare for the Church, our families and individuals as we are right now. With that in mind, let us conside...

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We Are Not Computers!

Social networking is done in crowded rooms while personal conversation is ignored. Teens have committed suicide after a group of their peers have bullied them online. Mass gatherings are orchestrated by cell phones from everything from performing Handel’s Messiah in a mall to leading a revolt that overturns a dictator. Much good has come in this world of high tgech...

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Forever In Love!

I want to encourage you from the Bible to stay romantically inclined. Some well meaning people believe romantic love to be a carnal expression because of the way the world has taken this concept and attempted to twist it into something vulgar. Don’t let Satan rob us what God has freely given to His children to enjoy within the confines of holy matrimony. ...

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Cyber-Sin: Sins Involving the Internet

The internet is one of the most phenomenal blessings in the advanced age of technology. However, in this article I would like to talk about the dangers and remedies that we are now dealing with in this age of what I shall call “cyber-sin.” ...

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When Heaven Came Down, A Study in Revival

Isaiah 64:1 and 2, "Oh that thou wouldest rend the heavens, that thou wouldest come down, that the mountains might flow down at thy presence, As when the melting fire burneth, the fire causeth the waters to boil, to make thy name known to thine adversaries,that the nations may tremble at thy presence!”...

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No Shortcuts to Christmas

A great ingredient to Christmas fun is the anticipation approaching Christmas. ...

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Thanksgiving, A Biblical Commandment

The most American holiday is Thanksgiving....

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Taboo on Tattoos

A recent phenomenon of sporting tattoos has become ubiquitous among American youth. Why? Let's talk about it....

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The Seamless Robe of Jesus

Have you ever wondered if there was some significance in the robe gambled over at the foot of the cross?...

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Three Green Lights in The Will of God

Often God's choicest servants become exasperated with not knowing exactly what God desires in their lives. I learned a simple formula in my youth...and although formulas in and of themselves are not the answer, this one has served me well. Let's talk about it........

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The Birthing Center at One World Trade Center!

Would it surprise you to know that on 9/11 there was a birthing center in operation?...

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Condolences to Dr. Wallace Cobb

"Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints" (Psalm 116:15). ...

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Making Pets of Your Dog Days!

Dog days fall in the hottest period of the year (reckoned in antiquity from the heliacal rising of Sirius, the Dog Star). It is often thought of as a period of inactivity or sluggishness. Even the American pastime, baseball laments this time of their season. I want us to tame this time!...

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Summer of Camps

We are officially into summer and these are exciting days as decisions are made for Christ by youth across America!...

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Don't Forget Dad

The best time to honor Dad is while he is alive! ...

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Reflections With A Child.

What we do in youth frames our definition of normal. LIfe is full of memories; make great ones. Never lose the wonder of childhood....

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The Prodigal Son

The prodigal must often come to the end of his journey before he realizes he was going in the wrong direction. ...

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Live Webstream Tuesday from A.C.E. International Student Convention

Dr. Pope is scheduled to speak following S. Truett Cathy. (founder of Chick-fil-A)...

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Putting Imagination Into Worship

Imagine with me if you will......

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Welcome to Our New Website

We hope you will take a few minutes to look through our new website....

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