Monthly Archives: December 2019

Road Rules

This entry is part 19 of 71 in the series Holiness Matters

Everyone wants to live life successfully. One of the hottest topics in self-help circles is learning life hacks to make everything easier and simpler. There are general and specific hacks we can apply for an edge. But we seek God’s … Continue reading

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Unto Us… Immanuel

Water crawled through the small stream, giggling and swishing as the king sat on a log, thinking of the hard decisions ahead. The kingdom looked good on the outside, but the dangers that lie ahead could destroy what everyone knew … Continue reading

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7 Power Moves Against Temptation

This entry is part 18 of 71 in the series Holiness Matters

It’s one of the hottest topics in Christian circles. Preachers are always talking about temptation, desires, and sins. You get all types of teaching on the subject. On the conservative side, preachers and teachers are almost apocalyptic, telling you it’s … Continue reading

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7 Christmas Character Traits for the Whole Year

It seems everyone loves the Christmas season. I always joked with my congregation that we want a white Christmas but we don’t want to see snow any other time during the year. Whether we allow the world to hijack Christmas … Continue reading

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From Glory to Glory

This entry is part 17 of 71 in the series Holiness Matters

Even among Christians there are different messages about holiness. Some talk about sin and the flesh putting up a constant battle against the Christian. They say a life seeking holiness will struggle to maintain it. We try but we fail. … Continue reading

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5 Truths About Christmas

One of the greatest things about Christmas is that it highlights the truth in our hearts and lives. It’s hard to get away from the truth when we celebrate Jesus coming into the world to expose the darkness and the … Continue reading

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The Joint Venture

This entry is part 16 of 71 in the series Holiness Matters

There tends to be a debate among Christians concerning works and faith. I talked about that in a previous post. But there are other questions about how holiness actually happens in our character and deeds. Paul tells us to work … Continue reading

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From Darkness to Light

As we enter the Christmas season I want to focus on a prophecy about Jesus that was true at the moment of incarnation at his birth and also at the beginning of his ministry. One of the greatest images in … Continue reading

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Victory is Possible

This entry is part 15 of 71 in the series Holiness Matters

I have several friends who don’t like to be told something is impossible. They take it as a personal challenge to do the thing you tell them can’t be done. Of course, this is doing it for themselves. They want … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCING “THE GREATEST GIFT SERIES”!

Perfect for the Christmas season, my latest book explores the relationships, culture, and historic event of the birth of Jesus. Explore the biblical world of the first century with characters like Mary, Joseph, King Herod, the Magi, and others. It … Continue reading

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