Taking Up Your Cross

There is a profundity in Jesus’ exhortation to His disciples in Matthew 16:24 to “take up our cross”. But, this is the call for all who have come to a saving knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ. Upon being born-again, it is our nature to pursue the Word of God. “As newborn babes, desire the […]

A Good Man Is Hard To Find

As a culture goes further down the road to depravity, a good man is hard to find. The more a nation drifts away from the Judeo-Christian values the more it will slide down the slippery slope of sin into corruption. “Righteousness makes a nation great but sin diminishes a people.” Proverbs 14:34 (ISV) We read […]

Guilt Under the Law

Some believers in Christ who have wondered into the wilderness of sin may experience a season of enjoyment in that wilderness. The delights of the flesh can suppress and subdue the once enjoyed spiritual satisfaction of walking in the Spirit. “For the flesh lusts against the Spirit and the Spirit against the flesh.” (Galatians 5:17) […]

Importance of Boundaries

Greetings, Since the May/June newsletter, we have received a lot of comments about the article called “What a Gift-Responsibility.” The article highlights the gift of our children or loved ones and the responsibility we have to raise them. But as addiction comes in, there is the danger of “enabling” a person in their addiction, sometimes […]

The Impulsive Aberration

Impulsiveness is a very powerful force that confounds all of us, especially when it is tied to addiction. Time and again the counsel given to an excessively impulsive person fails. You can lay out the irrationality of their decision to take flight and they do not have ears to hear. Sometimes the person will agree […]