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Advent Devotional Series Starts Tomorrow

November 30, 2012

(Tomorrow we start the 25-day journey that leads to Christmas. This year I’m inviting everyone to join us in an Advent devotional series called “Let’s Go Straight to Bethlehem.” We’ll post a new devotional reading each day from December 1 through December 25.

Why Angels Fly

November 30, 2012

Enjoy each day as a gift from God and don’t forget that you won’t be here forever.

Chinese Believers Featured in Winter Newsletter

November 29, 2012

We have just posted the Winter 2012 edition of the KBM newsletter. In it you’ll find a complete report of our recent trips to China and Korea along with pictures of some Chinese believers we met.

Lessons from the Funeral Home

November 29, 2012

Death is truly the last enemy of the people of God.

True Happiness

November 28, 2012

Life poses many questions that it does not answer.

Too Short to Box With God

November 27, 2012

You arms are too short to box with God.

Hear David Jeremiah on AFR at 10 AM

November 26, 2012

I’m one of the hosts on American Family Radio (AFR) from 10 AM-12 Noon today. During the the first hour our guest will be Dr. David Jeremiah.

A Warning to Workaholics

November 26, 2012

Happy are those who understand the difference between living to work and working to live.

Stillborn Misery

November 25, 2012

A person can have it all—and still be miserable and unfulfilled.

He Died Too Soon

November 24, 2012

We may not live long enough to enjoy what God gives us.

The 21-Day Prayer Challenge

November 23, 2012

Try praying this prayer for the next three weeks.

Death Not the Final Word

November 22, 2012

Death is everywhere. Where is the resurrection?

Lifestyles of the Rich and Frustrated

November 21, 2012

Sometimes having less can be a blessing.

The Money Trap

November 20, 2012

How much is enough?

Frameworks: How to Navigate the New Testament

November 19, 2012

A few months ago I received a copy of a brand-new survey of the New Testament called Frameworks by Eric Larson. The truest thing I can say is that it is not what I expected. In my mind when I say the words “New Testament Survey,” my mind goes immediately to the huge, thick tomes that were required reading in seminary. Because those book...

Lost in the Bureaucracy

November 19, 2012

If you can’t change the world, do what you can where you are and let God take care of what you can’t do.

Does God Bore You?

November 18, 2012

“When man is bored with God, even heaven does not have a better alternative.”

Guard Your Mouth!

November 17, 2012

There is a time to talk and a time to listen and there is also a time to do as you are told.

Things We Cannot Control

November 16, 2012

Invest your life in the things that really matter and let God take care of your reputation.

Together is Better

November 15, 2012

We need each other more than we know.

Alone at the Top

November 11, 2012

One evening he comes home and his family is gone.

The Rare Jewel of Contentment

November 10, 2012

If you needed more, God would give it to you.

Waiting for Justice

November 9, 2012

In the end God will make all things right.

This Week’s Prayer Update

November 8, 2012

A week ago I was in China along with Nick and Mike Maynard and Wesley Wildmon. One night we met with a group of Christians in a hotel room. One man said that he had traveled 15 hours by bus to get there. All of them had heard our Keep Believing broadcast in Mandarin. Some heard it over the radio, some heard it via CD, and some heard it on their ...

Unanswered Questions

November 8, 2012

In Christ we have a hope that death cannot destroy.

Thoughts from the Graveyard

November 5, 2012

Every time I sin, I die a little more.

Original Sin

November 4, 2012

Something has gone wrong with the human race.

On Our Way Home

November 3, 2012

This morning we start our journey home. The Great Circle Mapper says that starting in Taipei, Taiwan, we will travel 8075 miles to Memphis, Tennessee. We go from Taipei to Narita, Japan to Seattle to Salt Lake City and then to Memphis. Nick will travel from Seattle to Detroit and then to Chicago. All told, we will be en route for about 28 hours, in...

Here Comes the Judge

November 3, 2012

When God judges a nation, he simply lets sin take its natural course.

Gospel Chip

November 2, 2012

This little chip contains Good News for China. Though it is smaller than my thumbnail, it can hold four gigabytes of data. When we were in China, one of the pastors we met showed us how he uses the chip to play the Keep Believing China broadcast on his cellphone. He didn’t even have a smartphone, just a phone with a tiny screen that you scrol...

Nothing Left But God

November 2, 2012

Hold lightly what you value greatly because it doesn’t belong to you anyway.

Living in the Here and Now

November 1, 2012

Only God can see the big picture of life.

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