Caution To Stir Up To Watch Against Sin: John Bunyan

Caution To Stir Up To Watch Against Sin by John Bunyan[i] The first eight lines one did commend to me, The rest I thought good to commend to thee: Reader, in reading be thou rul’d by me, With rhimes nor lines, but truths, affected be. 8 April 1684   I. Sin still at first, just …

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A Good Book: Christian Growth

A good book will be a book that causes you and compels you to run to the living God. It is one that causes you a greater desire to see Him, to know Him, to return to Him, to learn more about Him. Generally speaking, people believe good books are built off of two general principles...

Am I Willing to be Pruned?

Am I willing to be pruned? You may be thinking, "Well what sort of question is that?", but let me assure you it is a very valid one in my life - and honestly, should be in the life of every professing Christian. I will pose far more questions here than answers...

Want to Grow Deeper in the Word in 2019 ?

I remember about 15 years ago a dear brother in Christ, a man who befriended me and mentored me, gave me some very good advice. He told me if I wanted to know who our God is more, growing deeper with Him and in His word, and to begin a daily habit of reading my Bible, he …

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Thoughts for Young Men

With so many men's books on the market, of which I have also contributed (As Christ: A Man and Marriage), this one seems to stand out to me as one of the most powerful. If there was one men's book I wish I had been given many years ago, it would be this very book, …

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Blights and Blemishes: Don Currin

BLIGHTS AND BLEMISHES In recent years I have learned of former lovers of Christ who through neglect, or willful disobedience, have incurred moral or spiritual blights that shall not be wiped away. Cancers such as bitterness, self - conceit and secret sin have eaten away at their spiritual existence. Viewing themselves as fully justified in …

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So, I was asked…

So, I was asked today, "Do you believe in individual election for salvation?" After talking with many people, I know that this often comes with much baggage and often a hidden agenda. The context is that this was asked in a very public and online social scene. There were also many other issues that were …

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Powerful Interview From A Front-line Missionary

Brother Kevin Turner, Founder and Director of Strategic World Impact, http://www.swi.org, is a dear brother in Christ and a friend of mine. A couple years ago I was introduced to this 5 part interview from a few years back. I highly recommend listening to this. I am always greatly edified, challenged and brought to tears …

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