Church Diagnostics: Self-Dependence (Letter 1 of 7)

In case you missed it, here is the introduction to this series, as we look into the seven letters written to the seven churches in Revelation 2-3. My attempt is to harmonize the letters with Church History as well as to use it as a sort of diagnosis on today’s churches, looking at the possible pitfalls […]

Heaven: Our Great Dichotomy

Heaven is our soul’s greatest longing and its’ single worst fear. Our utmost longing for we can sometimes glimpse its’ shadow in the deep notes of a cello, in the glorious colors of a sunset by the sea, and in the eagle’s graceful flight, as it soars into the wind. Yet heaven is also our […]

The True Warrior

I love sports – the grit, the passion, and the dedication it takes to succeed is truly remarkable. To recognize the relentless drive to achieve a glittering trophy, the final push beyond oneself to reach for the gold, and the subsequent heart-felt weeping of them who fail. For all the admiration and fame it receives, […]

Rising from the Ashes (Part 2 of 2)

Oh Lord, what would I not give to never defame your name again, to never let Satan have another foothold in my thoughts, to never again let temptation birth sin! “Wretched man that I am! Who will deliver me from this body of death? (Romans 7:24).” Paul, the renowned missionary, preacher, apologist, and Bible writer […]

Why the Resurrection Matters (Devotional)

Reading: 1 Corinthians 15 (Paul deals with a serious error that is being taught in the church of Corinth, if such a concept were to be endorsed there, it would become a heretical church. The heresy was saying that resurrection is not possible.) Paul defends the truth of the resurrection in the famed 15th chapter […]