QUESTION: What Happened to “Sorry”?

Poor service these days seems to be the order of the day. And when people make mistakes, it is invariably put down as a “misunderstanding”—yours, not theirs. So what happened to people saying “Sorry”? And will God be also told it is all a “misunderstanding” on...

CHILDREN’S STORY: 11 of 1 (Chapter 1)

The day had finally arrived. The day I had been looking forward to. I had bought a new house, and it was time to move in. I was excited, and as I drew up outside the house, I was still working out where to put all my furniture. Of course, I was expecting the house to...

QUESTION: Tattoos

What is the modern fascination with tattoos? Is it that people don’t like their bodies, or is it just one of those fads? In any event, does God’s prohibition of the pagan mourning ritual of tattooing one’s body, have implications for this modern trend? (Leviticus...

QUESTION: The God of War?

The God of the Old Testament is seen by many as an angry and vengeful god. As a consequence, some people want nothing to do with him. But can’t those same stories be taken to describe a loving father who is willing to go any lengths to protect his children too?...

SERMON: Adam and Eve

Genesis 3:1-13 A. INTRODUCTION Some people may remember the blood and thunder days of the church—when the emphasis in every sermon was to put the fear of God into people. Indeed, stories were told of the consequences of unbelief—with all the description of the fires...