Monthly Archives: January 2011

Facing Tough Times


Opening Thought: Have you ever faced really tough times? A number of my friends and family and even I have done so lately. As I pondered this recently I recalled a previous time when I had taught a lesson on the topic … Continue reading

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On the Sanctity of Life and Abortion


Background: Friends, I am burdened by the way that we so easily brush off the “lawful” murder/sacrifice of unborn children in the US.  I believe that God will place our complacency toward this genocide alongside that of what Hitler did … Continue reading

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On Proper Corporate Worship


Background: I suppose you will just have to classify me as old-fashioned and not “with it”, but lately I have become alarmed about the direction of so many of our modern-day churches when it comes to corporate worship. I subscribe to … Continue reading

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Thank You Lord for Saving My Soul


Since the original posting of my article, Thank You Lord for Saving My Soul, on January 14, 2011, it has been read by internet users thousands of times. I suppose that is because a lot of lives were positively affected … Continue reading

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That’s A Good Place to Say Amen


Background: Dr. O. M. Seigler served as Interim Pastor at Pine Lake Baptist Church in 1974 and again in the early 1980’s. Dr. Seigler was an incredible man. A biography appropriately named “Who Said Quit” by James Adams Lester was published … Continue reading

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Committed to a Different Lifestyle


Background: I first assembled most of these thoughts in 1995 and recalled them earlier today as I was thinking about the brand new year, 2011, that lies ahead. This blog is primarily intended for those who are already professing Christians … Continue reading

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The Proper Order


First thing here’s some background. In 2009 my wife and I read through the Bible using a daily plan provided by our Pastor. It was exciting and fulfilling and positively affected our everyday lives. In 2010 we wanted to do … Continue reading

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