“Financial crisis – what’s a Christian to do?” ……We have all seen the headlines: multiple bank and business bailouts, rising home foreclosures, jobs lost and firms downsizing, 401ks and IRAs dropping in value, rising utility, grocery, and gasoline prices. What are Christians supposed to do when we’re hit by a national or personal financial crisis?……How […]

“Where/how do you draw the line between helping someone and allowing someone to take advantage of you?” Luke 6:30, 35-36 tells us to “give to everyone who asks of you, and whoever takes away what is yours, do not demand it back.” “But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return; and your […]

You shall be MY witnesses Acts 1:3–8 You Shall Be My Witnesses (Acts 1:3-8)No one reading the New Testament for the first time could mistake the intention of Jesus Christ for those who follow Him. He intended those who follow Him to give personal testimony to Him as a way of life. Something different has […]

“Why is ‘accepting Christ’ mentioned in evangelism when it is not in the Bible?”……Ever since the New Testament era, Christians have found the need to coin new terms to simplify or explain various doctrines. We reference the Trinity and the protoevangelium, although neither term occurs in the Bible. While “accepting Christ” is not a phrase […]

    “What is the best way to evangelize someone who is in a cult or false religion?”……Answer: The most important thing we can do for those involved in cults or false religions is pray for them. We need to pray that God would change their hearts and open their eyes to the truth (2 […]

“What is the plan of salvation / way of salvation?”……Are you hungry? Not physically hungry, but do you have a hunger for something more in life? Is there something deep inside of you that never seems to be satisfied? If so, Jesus is the way! Jesus said, “I am the bread of life. He who […]

We Can Know that We Know Him 1 John 2:3 “And we can be sure (know) that we know him if we obey his commandments”. The apostle John’s vocabulary in his gospel, epistles, and even in Revelation is quite distinctive. The verb “know,” for example, occurs more in John than in any other gospel, and […]