Atlanta or Miami–How Do I Decide?

Posted by on 4.6.15 in Questions

The following email arrived a few days ago. I have changed the city names for the sake of privacy, but […]

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New Video: “Cannon Beach Q&A”

Posted by on 8.25.14 in Questions, Bible Study, Video

  Chris Jacobsen and I answer questions submitted by the audience at Cannon Beach Conference Center, Cannon Beach, OR, on […]

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How Can I Get Assurance of Salvation?

Posted by on 4.28.14 in Questions, Theology

Look to yourself and be disappointed. Look to Christ and be saved.

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Cannon Beach Q & A, Part 1

Posted by on 6.27.12 in Questions, Current Events, Theology, Second Coming

Last week I spoke at Cannon Beach Conference Center in Cannon Beach, Oregon. On Friday morning we had a question and answer session based on questions we had received from the audience. During the Q&A time Timothy Greenidge served as moderator. This turned out to be one of the best sessions of the week. Over the next several days I will…

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“If I Struggle With Sin, Does that Mean I’m Not Saved?”

Posted by on 10.11.11 in Questions, Devotional

From the question box:If a believer continues to struggle with any sin after confessing it to God and asking for deliverance, does that mean he was never saved?The answer is no. Struggle with sin is the common experience of Christians everywhere. James 3:2 says, “We all stumble in many ways.” Romans 7:23 speaks of a “war&rdq…

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Where Were You on 9/11?

Posted by on 9.11.11 in Questions, Personal

Where were you when you heard the news ten years ago today? And what do you remember about that day?I was in my basement office at home, preparing for the staff meeting that would start at church at 9 AM. Around 8:30 AM Marlene called to say, “Turn on the TV. A plane has hit the World Trade Center.” I remember watching the unfolding sto…

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Is Tim Tebow a Blasphemer?

Posted by on 8.16.11 in Questions, Current Events, Evangelism, Sports, Men's Ministry, Apologetics

Gregg Doyel thinks so.You don’t have to take my word for it. Doyel, national columnist for CBSSports.com, says so in his column called Unbelievable–Tebow Believes Faith Equates to Starting in the NFL. This is Doyel’s conclusion:Tebow has been a great billboard for Christianity – just as Muhammad Ali has been a great bil…

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Cannon Beach Q & A, Part 1

Posted by on 7.25.11 in Questions

Last week I spoke at Cannon Beach Conference Center in Cannon Beach, Oregon. On Friday morning we had a question and answer session based on questions we had received from the audience. During the Q&A time, Evan Irwin served as moderator. This turned out to be one of the best sessions of the week.For the next several days I’m going to …

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Why Christianity Makes Sense

Posted by on 5.31.11 in Questions, Theology, Bible Study

During the five Wednesday nights in June I will be teaching an evening series called “Why Christianity Makes Sense” at Lifeline Fellowship in Tupelo. The church is located at 100 Parkgate Drive in Tupelo. Each session begins at 7 PM. I will introduce the topic and then we will have an open question and answer time. We’re focusing …

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Have I Committed the Unpardonable Sin?

Posted by on 5.24.11 in Questions, Theology

An email arrived from someone who wonders if their past is so bad that God will not forgive them. Have they sinned so much and so greatly that their sin is quite literally unpardonable? The answer is not hard to find. There is such a thing as the unpardonable sin. Jesus spoke of it in Matthew 12:30-37. And in answer to the question, I can say …

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