The Incredible Ira Sankey

   A few  years ago, some folks in Florida gave me an 1894 edition of Ira Sankey’s hymnal, and this particular book is personally autographed by Sankey to his wife. I treasure the book because I’m a huge fan of Sankey, an extraordinary 1800s musical evangelist who forever changed Christian hymnody. If we don’t know […]

Getting Your Life Back on Track

  Use The Jonah Model Introduction: As society falls apart, our culture feels like a train flying off the rails. Sometimes that’s true for us as individuals. People say things like: We’re trying to get our marriage back on track.  He’s going into rehab to get back on track. We’ve got to get our finances on […]

Is the Bible true?

  When people ask us whether the Bible is true, we need to begin with the essential nature of Scripture itself. Second Timothy 3:16 says, “All Scripture is God-breathed.” The older translations use the words “inspired” or “inspiration.” Inspiration is that process by which the Holy Spirit came upon the authors of the Bible (without […]