Category Archives: Christian Living

Lessons from the Life of Andrew

By | November 23, 2020

What follows below are three simple practical lessons illustrated from the life of Andrew. These lessons may not be the main points of each narrative cited below, but they come to mind when we observe the various texts describing the life of Andrew. As simple as they may be, I hope they encourage you today.… Read More »

Should Christians Get Tattoos?

By | February 6, 2020

These are my notes from teaching some teens on this topic in my church. This is a debated issue, but I believe Scripture is sufficient to answer whether or not Christians should get tattoos. Here is what I believe Scripture says about the matter: At the very least, tattoos or any other modification of our… Read More »

Special Times Without Special People: Hope for the Holidays When You Grieve for Those Who Have Passed Away

By | December 23, 2019

Birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, and other special days to remember—these days and their memories bring grief to those who have shared them with loved ones who have passed away, especially if their passing is around or on one of these days. The grief is all the greater if the one now passed never knew the Lord.… Read More »

Liberty, Limits, and Love: An Example for Us Today in the Prohibitions of Acts 15:20

By | September 16, 2019

In Acts 15:1–35, the Jerusalem Council concluded that requiring Gentile believers to be circumcised and obey the Law was wrong (Acts 15:2, 5, 10, 19). Salvation is only “through the grace of the Lord Jesus” (Acts 15:11).1 At the same time, James did ask to “write to them to abstain from the things polluted by… Read More »

The Doctrine of Winter

By | December 3, 2018

Where I live, we just had several inches of snow. Not only does the Bible say a few things about snow itself, but it also uses several wintry analogies to teach us truths and lessons to live by today. Winter’s Origin, Purpose, and Duration God created winter (Gen 8:22; Ps 74:17) so that we would… Read More »