Categories: Church, Personal Growth

Where Did the Last 40 Years Go?

Someone asked Billy Graham when he was old what impressed him most about life. He replied, "Its brevity." I can certainly relate to that! It's hard for me to believe that it was forty years ago this month that with much fear and trembling I began as a pastor at a small church in the Southern California mountains.

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Is the Virgin Birth a Myth?

This week, a friend from out of our State sent me a blog from a pastor in her town where a friend of hers attends. In it, he makes the comment, “I am reminded that there is a good deal of myth in the birth narratives of the Christ.” He then refers to the virgin birth of our Lord. Really?

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Categories: Devotional Helps

True Worship

Stephen Charnock (in The Existence and Attributes of God [Baker], 1:242) sums up the essence of spiritual worship: “God is a Spirit infinitely happy, therefore we must approach to him with cheerfulness; he is a Spirit of infinite majesty, therefore we must come before him with reverence: he is a Spirit infinitely high, therefore we must offer […]

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