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  • Not Another Sacrifice - A Devotion
    Not Another Sacrifice - A Devotion
    Psalm 118:26-28 (NLT)Bless the one who comes in the name of the LORD. We bless you from the house of the LORD. The LORD is God, shining upon us. Take the sacrifice and bind it with cords on the altar. You are my God, and I will praise you! You are...
  • Thinking
    Gordon Clark's linguistic idealism
    "In the beginning was the Speech, and the Speech was with God, and the Speech was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made by him, and without him was not any thing made that was made" (Jhn. 1:1-3, John Calvin's...
  • Forgiveness
    Forgiveness: The best medicine for whatever ails you
    Forgiveness is the best medicine for a hardened heart. Forgiveness is the best medicine for a confused mind. Forgiveness is the best medicine for a mixed up life. Harboring unforgiveness in your heart will make you sick. It blocks love from coming...
  • Get Your Joy Back by Laurie Wallin
    Author Encourages Special Needs Parents to Get their Joy Back
    Part 1 of an interview with Laurie Wallin, Author of Get Your Joy BackClick here to read the full Q&A!Some studies report as many as one out of every four families in the U.S. has a child with a special need. Parenting is stressful even when a...
  • Spock, American icons and growing up with Star Trek
    Spock, American icons and growing up with Star Trek
    In my early teens, I watched old Star Trek reruns religiously. My favorite character was Spock. I even tried to emulate him: I spent several hours, one week, training my eye-brow to raise up independent of my other eye-brow (it turns out my five...
  • Beer and Wine
    Beer, wine and the Bible
    Wine, beer and liquor seem to bombard us on everyday basis through means of Television ads, flashing bar signs and in every grocery and convenience store. But is alcohol unlawful for Christians? Most of todays churches condemn alcohol altogether,...
  • "With a strong hand, and with a stretched out arm: for his mercy endureth for ever." Psalm 136:12
    No prescription required
    Feeling sick; depressed; down; in despair? Are you in need of some healing; peace; comfort; strength? Have you tried other medications; methods and therapies? Have you run up doctor bills; exhausted your options; or are you sick of failed attempts...
  • Columbia Biblical Studies: Monday, March 2
    Lenten meditations: Monday, March 2
    As we continue our annual journey throughLent, Christians throughout Columbia will be sharing their own beautifully written personal meditations. Each will be accompanied by a corresponding scripture reading, and be linked to that passage in the...
  • Let go of the past
    What are you repeating?
    A Daily Word from the Word for Monday, March 2, 2015“He who covers a transgression seeks love, but he who repeats a matter separates friends.” – Proverbs 17:9 I keep hearing the Lord say “don’t repeat an old season. I...
  • Waiting for Spring - A Devotion
    Waiting for Spring - A Devotion
    Isaiah 61:10-11 (NLT)I am overwhelmed with joy in the LORD my God! For he has dressed me with the clothing of salvation and draped me in a robe of righteousness. I am like a bridegroom dressed for his wedding or a bride with her jewels. The...
  • Safety of our children is still an issue
    Should Pastors convicted of breaking the law face tougher sentences
    A Minnesota Pastor, wanted for months, has been captured in Brazil, according to a March 1 article in USA Today. Victor Arden Barnard was arrested and charged with 59 counts of sexual assault against 2 young girls that were members of his church....
  • God is Faithful
    He Knows
    He Knows God knows when we suffer. He knows when our feelings have been broken to the point of numbness. After all, He made us and everything else on the planet, and even the whole universe as we know. The...
  • The Genesis Project
    From former strip club, pastor declares 'We're standing on holy ground'
    From breaking up fights between rival gang members as a youth pastor toplanting a “church” in a strip club at age 50, Pastor Rob Cowles is – in hiswords – an unconventional, hippie preacher married to a woman who didn't...
  • Dog Thoughts:
    Dog thoughts: Eating the body and drinking the blood of Jesus
    John 6:53 So Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you.Is Jesus advocating cannibalism?The people who heard this at the time were shocked and...
  • Kanye West announces ‘So Help Me God’ as seventh album title
    Kanye West announces ‘So Help Me God’ as seventh album title
    Kanye West made a big announcement late Saturday night. According to a report by BET Sunday, the often times controversial rapper dropped the title of his latest album on Twitter. The social media announcement revealed the title of his latest...