Labor Out of Rest

Dutch Sheets says, “We don’t wait well. We’re into microwaving; God, on the other hand, is usually into marinating.”[1] The writer of Hebrews tells us that there is a “rest!” that belongs to us (Hebrews 4:1; 9-11). He calls us to enter the rest of God. Yes, there is a dimension of prayer that involves…

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Prayer as Discipline and Delight

A balanced prayer life must be driven by delight as much as by duty. The greatest motivator is not law, but love! Ultimately, you cannot make people pray. No amount of guilt is a deep enough incentive. No exposure to the pain and problems of the earth, the lost and dying world around us, can…

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Presidential Candidate May Threaten Christianity!

Gary Cass is the Chairman and CEO of the Christian Anti-Defamation Commission (CADC). He says we may be in big trouble if a certain candidate wins the Presidential election. Frankly, we are in big trouble now – and no candidate by himself can save the nation without a Great Awakening. Nevertheless, both major candidates present…

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Research on “Gay” Homes Questioned!

A West Coast psychologist is calling into question studies which allege no adverse effects on children raised in homosexual homes. She believes the researchers are themselves less than objective, often pro-homosexual and that their positions may bias their research and lead to a failure to disclose results not favorable to the homosexual cultural agenda. They…

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Against Ministerial Moral Failure

Moral failure among pastors is now so common it is no longer shocking! The standard of morality we hold before a straying and failing culture is soiled by the many times those carrying the banner have themselves fallen. We are in danger of not being taken seriously at all, of being all talk and no…

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Two Christians Held In Iran for Conversion to Christ!

Iran, we are told is more moderate. The non-Arab Muslim nation is supposedly more respectful of human rights and more religiously tolerant – they could be “brought around!”Don’t tell that to Mahmood Matin, 52, and Arash Bandari, 44, two converts to Christianity in the southern city of Shiraz. The pair has now held for more…

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More Data on the Damage of Divorce to Children

A half-century of a British longitudinal social study is now revealing that a child whose parents are divorced is more likely to struggle academically, emotionally and in future relationships of their own. The report was printed by the Daily Telegraph in London, England.“Divorce,” the study said, “has repercussions that reverberate through childhood and into adulthood.…

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