Month: May 2018

Ryrie Study Bible

There are many study Bibles available, but for my money, the Ryrie Study Bible is by far the best.  Developed by Charles Caldwell Ryrie who served as professor of systematic theology and dean of doctoral studies at Dallas Theological Seminary, the Ryrie Study Bible…

Serving God by Serving Others Together

The body of Christ is many parts joined together to from the whole (Ephesians 4:16).  With Christ as the head, believers fit together like parts in a sophisticated Swiss watch, each playing an important role and contributing based on their talents (Ephesians 4:11-12).  With…

Step Five – Know the Enemy

The devil is the master of manipulation and he has used his influence to create a world that idolizes power, money and fame.  Don’t be fooled.  The devil is out to destroy you. He’s using money, power, and fame to obscure your view of…

God’s Not Dead

This story is about a young college student, Josh, who has a philosophy professor who challenges his students to sign a declaration that “God is dead” in order to pass his class.  Josh is the only student who refuses to sign the declaration.  As…

Revelation Unveiled

Written by Dr.  Tim LaHaye, the coauthor of the best-selling Left Behind series, “Revelation Unveiled” is a thoroughly accessible account of what is certainly the most mysterious book in the Bible, the book of Revelation.  For most of us, reading Revelation only provides a…

Serve the Lord with All Your Heart

When there is no one else but you, much can be accomplished.  As a follower of Jesus Christ you are connected to God through the power of the Holy Spirit.  What an awesome power that is.  If your desire is to serve the Lord…

Step Four – I need God

Those who have accepted Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior are on a path to total victory.  Death is no longer an option – eternal life with Jesus is guaranteed.  Unfortunately, we still must travel through this life in a world filled with…

The Case for Miracles

Since the ground breaking “The Case for Christ,” Lee Strobel has been writing books about faith in his unique investigative style.  These books are comfortable reassurance to believers and often real head-scratchers for unbelievers.  Lee truly does make the case and his meticulous research…

War Room

“War Room” is the story of a troubled marriage rescued by prayer.  Tony and Elizabeth are very successful, living in a beautiful home, enjoying all the comforts of a healthy income.  The only problem they have is the turmoil in their marriage.  Tony is…

Prominent Pastors Share their Thoughts on Serving God

In a search for prominent pastors who have written about serving God, I found six valuable messages I’d like to share.  These respected Bible teachers each have a different perspective that together create a more detailed view of what it means to serve God….

Tech Training – Fund Raising – Community Cleanup

Tech Training St. Agatha Catholic Parish in North Lawndale, a suburb outside of Chicago, had to close their school but found a way to repurpose the facility as a technology training center.  They have developed several programs to help families in their local community,…

Free Food – Free Clothes – Free Gas

Free Food And ingenious 18-year-old Girl Scout in Virginia, Haley Brown, used her artistic talents to conjure up a unique way to help feed those in need.  Haley collected the wooden pallets gathered from food shipments to the local food pantry and turned them…