Are You Deceived?

The worst kind of deception is self-deception. When you have been deceived by someone else and that deception is discovered, most people deal with it swiftly and decisively. However, self-deception is rarely dealt with because most people feel they are right and will...

Oh Give Thanks

During Thanksgiving Sunday we learned the meaning of Thanksgiving. It’s taken from the Hebrew word “Yadah” which means “to publicly praise, to give thanks, and to confess.” We studied Psalm 100, described as the Psalm of Thanksgiving, and...

Six Marks of a Real Friend

Loneliness is rampant in our society. It’s the number one emotional problem. The top best selling book of this century, next to the Bible, has been How to Win Friends and Influence People. Everybody wants friends. Everybody needs friends. It’s part of God’s plan for...

Vote and Pray

Every citizen should ask, as Jefferson did late in life, “Is my country the better for my having lived at all?” The American Founders expected all citizens to exemplify civic virtue by contributing to the common good; most of all they emphasized the need...