What is the Great Tribulation and will Christians go through it?

  The expression, “great tribulation”, comes from the words of Jesus found in Matthew 24:21 – “For then there will be great tribulation, such as has not been from the beginning of the world until now, no, and never will be.” The great tribulation is generally understood to be a time of intense suffering, affliction, and trouble for the people on the earth during the last days before Jesus returns… Read More »

How should we handle conflict with each other as followers of Christ?

(Adapted from The Peacemaker: A Biblical Guide to Resolving Personal Conflict. © 1997, 2003 by Ken Sande.) People can often become frustrated when they experience “drama” when being a part of any group of people. This can be your family, your workplace, or even with the people you interact with at church. And here is an important truth to realize about “drama”. You are not going to find a neighborhood,… Read More »

7 Bible Passages Commonly Misquoted and Misunderstood

You have probably heard many of these verses and passages before. But that verse may not mean what you think it means. That is because these verses are often taken out of context. And when it comes to reading and applying Scripture to your life, context is important. 1. “For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.” (Matthew 18:20) This verse is often… Read More »

Prayer, Anointing, and Healing. Does God still heal people today and should we expect healing?

God can still heal people today and often does. 1. If we want to understand God’s attitude toward physical healing we should look at Jesus’ life and ministry. “Jesus saw the huge crowd as he stepped from the boat, and he had compassion on them and healed their sick.” (Matthew 14:14 NLT) 2. It is right to ask for healing. Jesus said, “Keep on asking, and you will receive what… Read More »

Out of Control

For more than two years I have been working on a book entitled “Out of Control”. I finished the rough draft in January and entered a contest. In that contest, I entered a rough draft up against other works that were more polished and fully edited. My manuscript didn’t make the cut. Since then, I have been editing and re-writing this first original draft trying to make it better. I… Read More »