Sometimes I ask God, "why" and He remains silent. Other times, He speaks loud and clear. I found the following message from G.D. Watson both hurtful and humbling as well as freeing. It is one of those "good" words that is more "good-for-you" good rather...

The holiday season is here and now! This year has absolutely flown by- and the older I get the faster they fly! You too? Well, I sure do hope that you're enJOYing this blessed and special time of year and that you and yours will throttle back and...

"Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says." James 1:22   You have to love a man who flat out tells it like it is, and James is certainly that kind of man. His teaching is about as black and...

Do you remember the MasterCard "Priceless" ad campaign from a few years ago? You know the ones: Kids with mom and dad picking out a new puppy as the announcer reveals the value of the things seen in the commercial: New puppy: $800; cost of...

Temptation happens. It's the big hook that tries to trip us up again and again. But it most definitely is not God who's trying to trip us up; it's Satan. Temptation is his false advertising of a better way to get what we want...

Every trial that comes into your life is ultimately a test of your faith. God absolutely wants you to pass that test and the other tests that will surely follow in the days, weeks and years of your precious life. James tells us that there...

As the Apostle Paul tells us in Romans 8:29, the goal of the Christian life is to become like Christ. In a word, we're talking trans-form-a-tion. Being "formed" into something, or someone. And as it pertains to believers, it means being transformed into Christ. It's...

Last Wednesday night at the Women at the Well Bible Study our lesson focused on the title that James used to introduce himself: A bondservant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ. We looked at the marks or responses of a bondservant (see below)...