February is Black History Month, also known as African-American History Month. It is a fitting month for Americans —- all Americans —- to observe this time and catch up on this aspect of America’s rich heritage.
Faithful congregations empower members, and their corporate faithfulness impacts those around them, those who benefit from the church's ministry and hunger for Christ themselves. Each church is God's temple.
Celebrating the Messiah’s birth is important in worship, to be sure. But it also carries the opportunity/responsibility/risk of walking and acting in the Jesus way in the daily moments of life. It means not even withholding Christ from those who might seem unlikely to embrace
The angel Gabriel was working overtime back in the first chapter of Luke. It was his job to deliver the top two birth announcements in Christendom to (1) the priest Zechariah, whose wife Elizabeth was to become pregnant and bear a son, John, who would
A traveler stood at the counter of the airport terminal gift shop, ready to pay for a bag of Beanie Babies. His wife continued to gather more of the popular stuffed animals, shouting to the cashier, "Make that 11, make that 12," and finally, "Thirteen