Thoughts on Thanksgiving

Thoughts on Thanksgiving

One of my favorite books on history is The Light and the Glory by Peter Marshall. Here is an excerpt from his account of the first year the Pilgrims lived thru after landing in Massachusetts, culminating in the first Thanksgiving Feast. It is encouraging to see the Lord’s faithfulness to them as well as their willingness to endure hardships in order to follow God.

Tony Evans: Race, Culture, and Christ

Christianity and Race in America

This message by Pastor Tony Evans is so timely, seeing how so many people are talking about race right now in our country. I would strongly encourage you to listen to this message, and then encourage others to do the same.


This is the best article I have come across on the subject of patience. Just about all of us struggle with being patient, this chapter written by Phillip Keller will encourage and strengthen you as you seek to be patient in an impatient world!

What was the Chance…?

As we experience another Easter season, we begin to hear many of the familiar passages about Jesus and his suffering and resurrection. One fascinating aspect is looking at all of the Old Testament prophecies that He fulfilled in His life and specifically in His death. Even if you hated math growing up, you have to appreciate thinking through the probability of one man being able to fulfill all of the prophecies.

Distributor or Manufacturer?

We know God wants our lives to be joyful and not a burden, but if you are like me there has been more than one occasion where life has not felt like that. Here is a great excerpt from one of my favorite books that illustrates this perfectly.

Macintosh on Free Will and Sovereignty

Most Christians have pondered questions and scenarios involving God’s sovereignty and man’s free will. Many Christians have been divided into camps regarding their beliefs but is that how we are supposed to approach the subject? Here is the best article I have ever read regarding the topic and what the Bible has to say about it.

Abraham Lincoln - Part 3

Abraham Lincoln – Part 3

The end of President Lincoln’s life is nothing short of amazing, it took place on Good Friday exactly 150 years ago. In his death, the Lord allowed his legacy to be cemented in history and our Godliest President has become our most beloved.

Abraham Lincoln - Part 2

Abraham Lincoln – Part 2

Probably my favorite attribute of Lincoln is his ability to be rock solid in the face of tremendous pressure but at the same time being able to be forgiving when needed.

Abraham Lincoln: A Man of Faith and Courage

Abraham Lincoln – A Man of Faith and Courage

As many of you know, this year is the 150th Anniversary of the end of the Civil War and the death of President Abraham Lincoln. Several years ago we had the privilege to host Dr. Joe Wheeler, whose biography “Abraham Lincoln – A Man of Faith and Courage” quickly became one of my personal favorites. I would like to share with you several highlights from the book in honor of President Lincoln. The first involves Lincoln’s obedience to God in the face great trial and opposition…