Tag Archives: Hebrews 12:1

Cumulative Effect

In 1984, a Saint Louis woman noticed a few bees buzzing around the attic of her home. Since there were only a few, she made no effort to deal with them. Over the summer the bees continued to fly in … Continue reading

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Unhealthy Attachment

A bull rider lay flat in the dirt after losing a head butting contest with the bull he had tried to ride in a rodeo competition. As he lay motionless, the crowd became silent, sensing that he was seriously injured. … Continue reading

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This One Thing

I once spoke with a youth minister who had some teenage girls in his youth group who were having some homosexual desires. The group spoke openly about this subject. The girls who were struggling with these temptations knew what the … Continue reading

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Sin that Entangles

Many years ago, as a doctor was preparing to go to a medical conference in a distant city, his wife sat down with him to have a serious talk. She said, “I know that you will face temptations while you … Continue reading

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Face in the Cloud

The Tuesday evening session of this year’s North American Christian Convention included a tribute to some of our influential servants who died in the past year. Among these faithful men and women were church leaders, teachers, preachers, worship leaders and … Continue reading

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Finishing Strong

The tragic news of Whitney Houston’s death has saddened us all. The timing of her passing–the day before the Grammy Awards–intensified the pain for many. My first thought was, “What a waste!” For someone with her beauty, talent and personality … Continue reading

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