No Ishmaels Please

I want to say a word about faith. Recent events in my own life have driven home just how easy it is to loose sight of what we say we believe. Just like Abraham of old, we often try to bring about results through our own efforts. For those of... Read More

The Greatest Love and Self-image

The Greek language had three words for "Love" First there was "eros," from which we get "erotic.. This was, of course a purely selfish love. Then there was "Phileo" (Philadelphia), or "brotherly love" This is the love of one family member for another. But the Bible added a new one--"agape"... Read More

What If? -- Musings on the Tsunami

Thumbing through Isaiah recently I was startled to find this: after a passage (in Isaiah 19) in which the prophet describes horrors that caused the hearts of the Egyptians to "melt within them," he predicts that "the people will turn to the Lord, and he will respond to their pleas... Read More

What about the 4400?

Murders are so frequent in our country that a single homicide seldom grabs national attention unless the perpetrator or the victim is already a celebrity. Even a double murder is not national news. It takes multiple murders to make the headlines, CNN, and the network evening news.The Oklahoma bombing of... Read More

What Jesus Expects of You and Me

Sometimes it is hard to know where to start even if you know what your talents are. Jesus has something to say about what we can do and what he expects us to do. Until you can find the specific purpose God has for you there is still work we... Read More

Why More Priests Need To Train As Fighters (And Why We Dont See Many Boxers In Church)

"Therefore I do not run like a man running aimlessly; I do not fight like a man beating the air. No, I beat my body and make it my slave so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified for the prize." --... Read More

About The Spiritual World of Madonna

Pop singer Madonna came this week to Tel Aviv to take part in a congress of Kabbala studies. According to press releases, she is going to stay in Israel until Sunday night and will have on the last day of her visit, the opportunity to visit the graves of Jewish... Read More

Popping the Balloon of Belief

I'm really excited. I just got a bigger soapbox, and I wanted to invite the rest of you to get up here on it with me.You may remember I was recently talking about how beliefs are at the core of our conflicts, yet those beliefs are built upon less-than-complete information.... Read More

Here?s Help for the ?I Can?t Say ?No? Blues?

I hear it all the time. Cries from Christian women who want desperately to serve the Lord, but who feel overwhelmed. "I almost dread going to PTO meetings or church services anymore because I just know somebody else is going to ask me to help with something," they say. "Don't... Read More

Your Mission Field At Work

One point many Christian Working Moms who have been interviewed have made is that they are a shining light in their work place. Whether or not you can speak openly about your faith at work, your co-workers are watching. Are they seeing Jesus in you? Do they see you handle... Read More

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String of Pearls -- A Call for Intercessors

My wife had a vision recently of a string of... Read More

Public Spectacle

Do you sometimes wonder how did Jesus make a Public... Read More

Catholic Church Ready to Fall?

Americans waited for an explanation of the molestations of thousands... Read More

Islamic World Domination

The question is not whether terrorism is now a world-wide... Read More

God Uses Internet People

So often I am asked, "How do you know that... Read More

The Rapture

Here is the 50 million dollar question - will there... Read More

Is Buddhism A Religion?

Buddhism is a teaching which has spread worldwide absorbing the... Read More

Josephs Life?a Series of Coincidences

One of my favorite stories in the Bible is the... Read More

The Green Cross

"We desperately need to recognize that we are the guests... Read More

We Are From Jesus Christ

Most people wonder at one time or another where do... Read More

Heaven and Hell

Heaven is a bribe and hell is a punishment. Be... Read More

The Purpose of Our Being

Most people think that there is a higher meaning for... Read More

Tongue of the Power

The purposes of a man's heart are deep waters, but... Read More

Who Me? Wear a Clerical Shirt?

Clothing says a great deal about one's profession, and this... Read More

The Tsunami: A Wake-up Call

In looking back on the year that has just ended-a... Read More

The Emmaus Journal ~ What Kingdom Are You Looking For?

The Emmaus Journal What Kingdom Are You Looking For?The awe... Read More

DNA RNA are you ready for what is next?

As the human race maps out the genome and unlocks... Read More

America for War

The Americans themselves billed the vote for now President George... Read More

Battle of Armageddon

This will be last and final event of the Great... Read More

Why More Priests Need To Train As Fighters (And Why We Dont See Many Boxers In Church)

"Therefore I do not run like a man... Read More

John Roberts and Madalyn Murray ? The Turtle and the OHare

Although I've never met Supreme Court nominee John Roberts, I... Read More

Recognizing Apostasy and Deception

PREFACE TO UNDERSTANDING APOSTASY AND DECEPTIONIn the "last days" the... Read More

Tom Cruise and John Travolta Prescribe to Scientology... Whats the Deal With That?

CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA: Anytime a well-known name gets involved with a... Read More

Gods People Are Destroyed For Lack of Knowledge

These next two verses are extreme - and I mean... Read More

Women in Religion

During the debate in the Episcopal Church over whether or... Read More