Some say Halloween is the "devil's night" and refuse to participate or let their children participate. Others say it's a harmless night of fun and see no problem with it.
Christianity has changed over the last 30 years. There are major questions between confessing believers. Many do not understand the basic Bible doctrines that are fundamental to the New Testament Church.
Our nation is strong in part because we’ve had the constitutional framework of the First Amendment granting rights we didn’t believe we had as British colonists.
Paul was no hypocrite. He didn’t tell people what they wanted to hear in the moment. Many do that in our day.
I’ve heard a number of stories over the years from people who were angry with someone in their church. And often the explanations seem so inconsequential.
I attended a denominational event in Richmond, Virginia, several years ago and took an extra day for sightseeing, including the Confederate White House Jefferson Davis used after he moved from Montgomery.
The Christian soldier is not a threat to others. He follows in the steps of the Prince of Peace. He is a welcomed presence bringing goodwill wherever he or she may travel.
Ancient Israel revered the elders of the land. They often served as a civil court that met near the city gate. To fill this position was an honor.
I joked to our congregation lately that the biblical word for fellowship, “koinonia,” now means “6 feet apart.” But we laugh so we won’t cry.