Memorial Service: A Friend Who Found Freedom

There is rarely in life anything more difficult than loosing a friend, a co-worker, a loved one, or a spouse. Any yet in this life, death will come, the hour usually unknown, and most often never prepared for. Today a memorial service, a celebration of life, was held for a dear friend who found freedom …

The Durick’s: Spreading The Gospel and Fighting Human Trafficking

Last week I was privileged to sit with Nick Durick, a young man I have not seen since 2004. I first met Nick through our church in Stillman Valley, IL. At that time, we had the upwards of 60 people, both youth and adults, meeting in our home every Monday night, sometimes meeting for 6 …

The Father’s Bargain: John Flavel

The Father’s Bargain—John Flavel In the later 1600's John Flavel wrote this picture of the God the Father talking with His dear Son regarding the hopeless and sinless state. This has come to be known as, "The Father's Bargain." “Here you may suppose the Father to say, when driving his bargain with Christ for you. …

Five Minutes: Distraction and Apathy in The Christian Life

Have you felt distracted in your faith? Has God not been preeminent in your life? Have you allowed apathy to creep in? If so, the message below may just be what you need to hear to turn this all around. Including this message, I have included a link to free downloads to my last six …

Statistics of Death

Statistics of Death. As I am thinking about updating and republishing, "Realities of a True Christian," I am today reminded of a quote that is in chapter two. I originally found this quote in Leonard Ravenhill's book, "Revival God's Way," page 145. The statistics were awful. Take note of the year. “Here is a report …