Debate or Debacle

debate, di bat, an argument or reasonings between persons of differing opinions; dispute; controversy; quarrel; strife; contention. debacle, di bak l, to break up. A sudden breaking up of ice in a river; the complete collapse of an enterprise. Take your choice.  Parts of either of the above definitions would aptly characterize what the nation wasContinue reading “Debate or Debacle”

David’s Band

Our 25th annual faith-promise world missions conference at Thompson Road Baptist Church, October 1-8, 2006, with Pastor Larry Hufhand as our keynote speaker and featuring Ben and Becca Sinclair (Cameroon), Kevin and Mary Brunner (Philippines), Saundra Smith (South Africa), and Jodie Clark (Australia) among others was a blessed week, our conference theme being “Let the nationsContinue reading “David’s Band”

Your Sin Will Find You Out

The late Paul Harvey used to close his daily news program with a “For What It’s Worth” story.  On one particular day, he told of a man in New Zealand, a gas thief, who was siphoning gas from a car at 2:00 A.M.  As I recall, Paul Harvey reported that for illumination, since it was in theContinue reading “Your Sin Will Find You Out”

The Believer’s Badge

The Apostle Peter echoed King Solomon’s words “…love covereth all sins” (Proverbs 10:12) when he said in his first New Testament epistle “And above all things have fervent charity (love) among yourselves:  for charity shall cover the multitude of sins.” (I Peter 4:8) What a world of difference that would make were it to be theContinue reading “The Believer’s Badge”

On Using the Ordinary to do the Extraordinary

It was a rod in Moses’ hand that God told the prophet to cast onto the ground, and an ordinary rod became a serpent.  That same rod was lifted up in Moses’ hand over the Red Sea to call the waters to stand at attention while two million Israelites marched through the sea on dry ground.Continue reading “On Using the Ordinary to do the Extraordinary”

Racial Unrest in America?

After mankind’s futile attempt at a one-world government and a world-wide rallying post known as the Tower of Babel (Genesis 11), God judged the then known world’s humanistic, godless attempt to create a man-made religion by scattering their peoples to the four-winds and by confounding their languages.  From the three sons of Noah, following the universalContinue reading “Racial Unrest in America?”