Ministry Resources
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Race Relations and Hospitality

One of my first duties as a new chaplain was leading the…

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Listening to the Voice of God

On June 17, 1998, 81-year-old Robert Kupferschmid and his…

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Written Up–Written Down

One of my many embarrassing moments!   Second semester…

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Little is Much

Today’s Scripture John 6:1-14 Central Thought Little…

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Assets of a Christian- Part I: I Have What It Says I Have

“I Have What It Says I Have” “Assets of a Christian” –…

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The Upside-Down God

The Lord never seems to do things the way we think that He…

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In God’s Presence

Some of us feel that we have to earn our way into God’s…

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As the Father Sent Me, I Send You

What dynamic empowered the earliest church for mission? When…

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The Christ of the Gospels Lives in Us

Paul wrote about Christ living and working in us as…

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Once-Saved, Always-Saved? Maybe Not

There are different definitions of once-saved-always-saved,…

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How Can There Be Three Persons in One Trinity?

How can we speak of more than one “person” within the…

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Understanting the Trinity

How can we speak of more than one “person” within the…

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Are Spiritual Gifts for Today?

Paul declares that we are the body of Christ with many…

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Jesus, the Living Word

Modern writers have proposed many valuable aspects of…

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How Can We Hear the Holy Spirit Accurately?

The Holy Spirit passes on Jesus’ words as clearly as Jesus…

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The Spirit as a Divine Person

Christians honor God as Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Yet we…

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The Gospel and Modern Pluralism

In a broader sense, the principles of temptation to…

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The Holy Spirit Reveals Jesus to Us

Jesus had been telling his disciples that the Spirit would…

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Rivers of Living Water

Jesus’ promise of rivers of living water in John 7:37-38,…

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Did God Love the Egyptians?

Some almost indispensable parts of the Moses-movie tradition…

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Once Saved, Always Saved? Maybe Not

There are different definitions of once-saved-always-saved,…

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Knowing the Shepherd

Today as we seek to walk intimately with our Lord, we can…

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My Lord and My God!

The following Bible background is for John 20:19-28 Verse…

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When Would Jesus Permit Divorce?

In the previous post, I emphasized Jesus’s teaching on…

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God Does Miracles Only When We Need Them

Matthew 14:13-21 The miracle of the “feeding of the five…

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Is Lying Ever Right?

Exodus 1:19-21 In the 2013 film, Return to the Hiding Place…

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Perfectly Provided

A large Chicago company is one of the world’s largest…

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What Brings True Significance?

As we move through life, we often feel that life is empty…

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Initiative

In 1902, on one particular winter day, thirty-six-year-old…

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Who Is Our Savior

“I’ve always been taught that Jesus was a good…

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Comfort for an Agitated Heart

The founder of a successful manufacturing company was in the…

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A Bias for Obedience

Read ‘After Jesus said this, he looked toward heaven…

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If Only

What is your “if only”? It’s dangerous to try to move…

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Jameses in the New Testament

There are three men in the New Testament, closely associated…

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Quo Vadis?

John 13:36 “Simon Peter said to him, “Lord,…

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Made for a Mission

You were made for a mission. Jesus said, “In the same…

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How Would You Answer

A friend who is seeking the truth recently asked me some…

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A Loving Dad’s Faith

Scripture – John 4:46-47 “Therefore He came…

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Grace for Today

She felt as if she had been trapped. At least this is how it…

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Only Two Options

Today’s Scripture: John 5:24-29 Central Thought:…

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One in Him

Today’s Scripture: John 17:21 Central Thought: It is…

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Obedience is the Goal

Today’s Scripture: John 12:27- Central Thought: Leave…

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God Will Answer Our Prayers

Today’s Scripture: John 16:24 Central Thought: Ask in…

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A Helper

Today’s Scripture: John 14:16 Central Thought: The…

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How to Be a Christian

Chapter 1. Christians Are Born, Not Made Betty was terribly…

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How to Be a Contented Christian

Although learning to be a contented Christian may seem…

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Connected to Jesus

Angie shuffled through a pile of fall leaves that had blown…

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The Believer’s Mental Health

I have come that they may have life, and have it to the…

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I’m Forgiven

I know a man, who in his youth did some stupid things, for…

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How Can I Stop Procrastinating?

Make a commitment now to begin living your life on the…