Fathers and Sons

Then Herod, with his soldiers, treated Him with contempt, mocked Him, dressed Him in a brilliant robe, and sent Him back to Pilate. That very day Herod and Pilate became friends. Previously, they had been hostile toward each other. Pilate called together the chief priests, the leaders, and the people, and said to them, “You have …

Isa the Evangelist

In A Wind In The House of Islam, by missiologist David Garrison (©2014 WIGTake Resources), many former Muslims from many nations who converted to following Jesus were interviewed and asked about their conversion experiences. In one of the testimonies, a man stated that he had been a leader over 4 mosques, and was training 300 …

Calling All Sinners

A congregation recently handed what was left of their resources (including their buildings) to another congregation that is growing. The older congregation had been growing smaller and smaller because they had not grasped this truth: As Jesus went on from there, He saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax office, and He said …

Membership

Membership at the Y means you pay your dues and get your card. You never have to show up to exercise or swim. Membership at the local Baptist congregation means you got baptized or brought a letter as evidence that you were baptized already. Walk down front and ask to join. The Presbyterians vote on …

Born of God

Many psychiatrists think wrongly that we are only two-part beings. One part is physical, the other is some combination of soul and spirit, something that is intangible or untouchable, but which undeniably exists. The fact that they cannot perceive the difference between soul and spirit accounts for the fact that they have only two avenues …