A Working Philosophy for LIfe that Really Works

An Investigation into the Biblical Book of Ecclesiastes   If the Bible were a university and all the sixty-six books of the Bible were courses of study within the scheme of that university, then we would call the book of Ecclesiastes “Philosophy 101.” Ecclesiastes is the philosophy class of Scripture, and today we’re going to […]

Bumping into Success Wherever You Go

  A Study of Joshua 1:8-9 The most life-changing decision we can make is our commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord. That’s a decision I made as a child and ratified in college. I don’t remember the date of my childhood decision, but I remember very well September 3, 1971, when, at age […]

What You Have When You Have Christ

  A Summary of my sermon from Romans 5:1-11  Introduction: One day overseas—in Paris—I was struggling with my luggage when I remembered that it all zipped together to make a gigantic backpack. On the sidewalk I connected the pieces and with great exertion swung it off the ground and onto my back. But I was top heavy […]

That Goat is Gone

  The Bible’s Remarkable Picture of Total Forgiveness  Key Scripture: God presented Christ as a sacrifice of atonement, through the shedding of His blood—to be received by faith (Romans 3:25).  Introduction: When James Garfield lay mortally wounded in the White House, Alexander Graham Bell began working on a metal detector to locate the bullet. He […]