Billy Graham: The End of An Era

  No one knows the miles he traveled, the burdens the bore, the fatigue he felt, or the souls who came to Christ because of his clarion voice. He was a hero and a mentor to me – from a distance. When I was a boy, my parents gathered our family to watch his televised crusades. […]

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 […]

What Manner of Man is This?

  The Babe of Bethlehem, whose birth we celebrate, is the conundrum of history, a puzzle, a problem, a prince whose crib was a manger and whose genealogy was stained by men and women of questionable reputation. As a child, He was teased by those questioning the legitimacy of His birth. As a youth He […]

Everyone Needs a Desk

  As the prophet Elisha traveled about Israel, he occasionally visited the town of Shunem, which may have been in the general region of Nazareth. A well-to-do woman was there, who always prepared a meal for him. One day she said to her husband, “I know that this man who often comes our way is […]