Song of Solomon: Love, Marriage, & Sex

  The Bible’s Most Misunderstood Book – And Its Most Sensual Introduction: Song of Solomon (or Song of Songs) is the Bible’s Pre-Marital Counseling Course. I wish I had realized this much earlier in my ministry, because I would have based pre-marital counseling around it. It is shockingly graphic. Solomon veiled his sensuality in figurative […]

Jesus the One and Only

  A Simple Sermon from Philippians 2:6-11 Introduction: Why are Americans fascinated by superheroes? Part of it is fun and fantasy, but maybe there’s a bit more. Could our fascination with superheroes represent an inner yearning for a good, powerful, and supernatural person to step into our world and help us with our problems? According […]

Build Up the Altars and Call Down the Fire

  Godly Defiance  A Sermon from the Life of Elijah 1 Kings 18 Introduction: In a day of declining morals, escalating attacks on Christians, global confusion, and spiritual apathy, we need more of us to be like Elijah. We all need to be like Him, standing on Mount Carmel, building up broken-down altars and calling […]

The One Corner of the Universe You Can Improve

  Eight Ways to Be Far More Productive and Effective This Year  — A Bible Study in 2 Peter 1:3-8 — Introduction: Second Peter 1:8 says: For if you possess these qualities in increasing measure, they will keep you from being ineffective and unproductive in your knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. What qualities? I want […]