How May I Help You? And Why Not?

How May I Help You? And Why Not?

How can we help people today? As Christians, it seems to be getting harder and hard to help one another. Read my 10 examples below of what I’m talking about. Then, glance through the list of Bible verses about helping others and tell me all the answers to my...
Stop Blaming Satan for [all the] Disunity

Stop Blaming Satan for [all the] Disunity

It would be ridiculous for me to state that Satan is not the cause of much disunity in the church. So, that’s why I did not say that. However, let’s stop giving him credit for some of the things that are happening in your church.  I write the following allegory with a...
Friends of God, and Josh and Rachel

Friends of God, and Josh and Rachel

Many of you know my brother-in-law Josh Yohe was taken to the hospital Tuesday and is in intensive care. The writing of this post comes from my observations, and I have my sister Rachel in mind. Thank you for praying for Josh and Rachel and the family. They (or we)...

Praying for Anne

Tears flow easily from my eyes as I begin to write this. There would be no point trying to hide that fact. Perhaps you have never seen me cry. Perhaps you think it is weak for a man to cry. Or, perhaps I love my family a lot. On Monday my then two week old niece Anne...

Loving Those Who Accuse You

1.     Correctly Accused Suppose someone accuses you of something and you immediately realize they are right. Ahh! That hurts! It feels cruel and devastating though. What will you do with the embarrassment? What will you do with the loss of reputation that may result...

The Tale of Two Christians

Two young men, Sam and Dylan, walked into a bowling alley. Neither of them was very good, but they wanted to spend the evening doing something together. They were close friends, and were respected as godly young men. When they walked in they noticed Alex and Jake, two...

An Unusual Dilemma

Once upon a time there lived some ordinary Americans in a familiar struggling economy. Like most American’s, these particular individuals all liked to drive cars. And why not, they are great for getting around. Charlie Bryson was an ordinary man. He grew up in small...