A man in Ft. Worth, Texas, once told me that he died and went to hell. He looked up and saw a bright light. Jesus told him he could return to the living if he would tell everyone of his experience. 

Is there a direct correlation between miracles and belief? In other words, do miracles performed by Christians guarantee that unbelievers will believe in Jesus Christ? This dynamic was recently posed to me in a discussion. Without consideration of the ongoing debate concerning apostolic gift…

It was a disturbing call I received several years ago. His mother phoned to say Gary was in jail. Gary had grown up in our church and joined the U.S. Army. On a weekend leave, he decided he wasn’t going back. So the Army and the rental car agency pressed charges and he was in jail. Of course…

Rick Stanley died in January at age 65. His life changed dramatically in 1960 when his mother married the widowed Vernon Presley. Rick and his two brothers became step-brothers to the King of Rock and Roll. Later he married the young lady who brought him to Christ, and Rick began to tell his…

Conference leaders brought CDs, books and curriculum materials for the “free” table at our denominational retreat center last month. A lady I’d not met and I found ourselves looking at a book with an interesting title: “How To Ruin Your Life.” She said to me what I was thinking, “I don’t nee…