Gossip: The Negative Power Of The Tongue

A gossip is a person who has privileged information about people and proceeds to reveal that information to those who have no business knowing it. The Hebrew word translated “gossip” in the Old Testament means “one who reveals secrets, one who goes about as a talebearer or scandal-monger.” Gossip is distinguished from sharing information in two ways: 1. Their intent. …

We Serve A Demanding God

Scripture sets impossibly high standards and then tells us not to fear when we fail to attain them – which is not the same as saying we should ignore them, or stop trying. Transformation occurs as we reach ever higher, while the Blood of Jesus expunges our failures. This is the miracle of Salvation: our failures disappear while our achievements …

Denial and Death

The absurdity of atheist man lies in his determination to make himself god in defiance of the certainty that he is separated from the grave by no more than the next step, the next breath, the next heartbeat. The atheist strives to validate himself by proving his ascendancy over history (classic Marxism), over society (political Marxism), over ethics (cultural Marxism) …

Evolution, Religion, or Christ?

Who, ultimately, is in charge? The first possibility is that the world happened by accident and we humans are merely little accidents within the larger accident. Though this view – in the guise of a theory posing as scientific fact – is the official, state-approved and publicly sponsored religion of the western world, it does not pass the scrutiny of …

Deeds Do Matter

The triumph of the human spirit against oppression and evil flows from the individual decisions we make, the small positive things we do, as we refuse to yield the principle of Good. Through the ages, men have chosen good over evil at great personal cost, because they understood that decisions do matter, right does matter, truth does matter, deeds matter. …

The Excellence of Jesus Christ

In an increasingly dark world the concept of excellence may still be seen in its purest form in the sports arena, where individuals and groups meet in open competition that produces a winner. Here the Olympic Games still represents the pinnacle of achievement, crowning athletes who excel over their peers in grueling, objective sporting contests. Alas, every other field of …