All We Are Saying Is Peace Is A Choice (John 20:19-31)

All We Are Saying Is Peace Is A Choice (John 20:19-31)

“One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”As far as famous first words go, Neil Armstrong’s moon landing tops any list. I prefer astronaut Jim Irwin’s lesser known words: “Jesus walking on the earth was more important than man walking on the moon.”More than 2000 years ago, the voice from

Prophecy Update #725 – I Fought The L.A.W.S.

Prophecy Update #725 – I Fought The L.A.W.S.

The only way to make sense of what is happening around the world today is to know what is going to happen tomorrow. God has seen fit to tell us a great many things about the future. There are hundreds of yet-to-be fulfilled prophecies in the Bible. We reserve a few minutes Sunday morning to sugges

The Volunteer State (1 Chronicles 9:22-33)

The Volunteer State (1 Chronicles 9:22-33)

We call California The Golden State. New Jersey is The Garden State. Wyoming is The Equality State. How about Tennessee? The Volunteer State.[1] That nickname was first given in the War of 1812 “due to the key role played by volunteers from the Tennessee militia.” The moniker was cemented when Presi

Mary, Mary, Quite Despairing, Where Did His Body Go? (John 20:1-18)

Mary, Mary, Quite Despairing, Where Did His Body Go? (John 20:1-18)

Jesus Christ Superstar, The Last Temptation of Christ, Jesus of Nazareth, and The Passion of the Christ, perpetuate the belief that Mary Magdalene was a prostitute. People are always surprised to learn that nowhere does the Bible say she was a prostitute. Maybe The Chosen gets it right. Nope. The

Prophecy Update #724 – Digital Dictators

Prophecy Update #724 – Digital Dictators

The only way to make sense of what is happening around the world today is to know what is going to happen tomorrow. God has seen fit to tell us a great many things about the future. There are hundreds of yet-to-be-fulfilled prophecies in the Bible. We reserve a few minutes Sunday morning to sugges

The Headless Breadman (Genesis 40:1-23)

The Headless Breadman (Genesis 40:1-23)

For 15 years, Locked Up Abroad has told stories of people being jailed while traveling. Some episodes feature people who were kidnapped and at least one tells the story of a British man who was arrested and faced a 14-year prison sentence in the Philippines for the charge of adultery.[1]I’ve never b

Best Tomb-Mates Ever (John 19:31-42)

Best Tomb-Mates Ever (John 19:31-42)

Not often, but more often than I would like, I have assisted law enforcement in moving a dead body.I identify with Joseph and Nicodemus. Theirs was the privilege of moving the body of Jesus from Cross to tomb, and of caring for His body with spiced wrappings. They were Law-of-Moses-abiding Jews:• J

Prophecy Update #723 – Gamblers AI

Prophecy Update #723 – Gamblers AI

The only way to make sense of what is happening around the world today is to know what is going to happen tomorrow. God has seen fit to tell us a great many things about the future. There are hundreds of yet-to-be fulfilled prophecies in the Bible. We reserve a few minutes Sunday morning to sugges

Undressed For Success (Genesis 39:1-23)

Undressed For Success (Genesis 39:1-23)

How do you define success? That’s a question that Gallup and Populace asked thousands of Americans in 2019. They found that “there is a stark difference between how Americans define success and how they believe others in society define success. Most Americans believe others in society define success

Let Me Start Off With One Word: It Is Finished! (John 19:16-30)

Let Me Start Off With One Word: It Is Finished! (John 19:16-30)

Sleeps with the fishes… … As a euphemism for death goes as far back as Homer’s Iliad. It was popularized and became a part of our collective culture when the Corleone’s received a package containing a fish wrapped in the late Luca Brasi’s bulletproof vest. Luca slept with the fishes, and the Corle

Prophecy Update #722 – AI, AI, O My!

Prophecy Update #722 – AI, AI, O My!

The only way to make sense of what is happening around the world today is to know what is going to happen tomorrow. God has seen fit to tell us a great many things about the future. There are hundreds of yet-to-be-fulfilled prophecies in the Bible. We reserve a few minutes Sunday morning to sugges

No One Cared Who I Was ‘Til I Put On The Mask (Genesis 38:1-30)

No One Cared Who I Was ‘Til I Put On The Mask (Genesis 38:1-30)

Moviegoers love a good reveal. Whether it’s Oz, The Great and Powerful, or Verbal Kint, or Darth Vader, we relish when a character’s mask comes off and their true identity is brought to light. The Mission: Impossible franchise might take the character reveal too literally. In six movies, they’ve had

The Come Back Kids (Zechariah 1:1-6)

The Come Back Kids (Zechariah 1:1-6)

Wedding invitations always stand out in the pile of mail. You check the return address to see who it’s from then open up the envelope and read the particulars. It’s unheard of to receive an invitation from a stranger – that is, unless you’re a celebrity. Maybe a few of you invited a president or fav

Prophecy Update #721 – Putin The Exorcist

Prophecy Update #721 – Putin The Exorcist

The only way to make sense of what is happening around the world today is to know what is going to happen tomorrow. God has seen fit to tell us a great many things about the future. There are hundreds of yet-to-be fulfilled prophecies in the Bible. We reserve a few minutes Sunday morning to sugges

John 18:28-19:15 – Ladies And Gentlemen, This Is Your Pilate Conceding

John 18:28-19:15 – Ladies And Gentlemen, This Is Your Pilate Conceding

Are you a religious professional who no longer believes in any God or gods? Have you remained in vocational ministry, secretly hiding away your non-belief?Are you struggling over where to go from here with your life and career?If this is you, we invite you to join The Clergy Project!I wish I could s

Prophecy Update #720 – Keeping Score

Prophecy Update #720 – Keeping Score

The only way to make sense of what is happening around the world today is to know what is going to happen tomorrow. God has seen fit to tell us a great many things about the future. There are hundreds of yet-to-be fulfilled prophecies in the Bible. We reserve a few minutes Sunday morning to sugges

Lord Of The Dreams (Genesis 37:1-36)

Lord Of The Dreams (Genesis 37:1-36)

Have you ever had a good dream that turned bad? In 1963 Martin Luther King told the world that he had a dream. Four years later, he told NBC News, “That dream that I had has…turned into a nightmare.” He went on to speak about the hatred and violence permeating American society. The American people w

John 18:1-27 – Arrested Divinity

John 18:1-27 – Arrested Divinity

“That’s not a knife. This is a knife.”Paul Hogan, aka Crocodile Dundee, & Linda Kozlowski were confronted by a mugger threatening them with a switchblade. She said, “Give him your wallet… He’s got a knife.” He chuckled, pulled out his own knife, and calmly said in his irrepressible Aussie accent,

Prophecy Update #719 – Governor Dominator

Prophecy Update #719 – Governor Dominator

The only way to make sense of what is happening around the world today is to know what is going to happen tomorrow. God has seen fit to tell us a great many things about the future. There are hundreds of yet-to-be fulfilled prophecies in the Bible. We reserve a few minutes Sunday morning to sugges

Mountain Men (Genesis 36:1-43)

Mountain Men (Genesis 36:1-43)

There was once a fight in professional wrestling called the King Of The Mountain Match.[1] In it, multiple fighters enter and only advance by scoring a submission on their opponents. Once they have subdued an adversary, a fighter can attempt to “retrieve…a championship belt and hang it on the hook s

One Is The Onliest Number That You’ll Ever Know (John 17:20-26)

One Is The Onliest Number That You’ll Ever Know (John 17:20-26)

I know what you are wondering: Why don’t Anastasia and Drizella recognize Cinderella?Or her step-mother? Why doesn’t the prince recognize Cinderella? Her transformation was so dramatic, so fantastic, that they did not make the identification. Every Christian tells a Cinderella story.Christians go

Prophecy Update #718 – Survival Of The AI-ist

Prophecy Update #718 – Survival Of The AI-ist

The only way to make sense of what is happening around the world today is to know what is going to happen tomorrow. God has seen fit to tell us a great many things about the future. There are hundreds of yet-to-be fulfilled prophecies in the Bible. We reserve a few minutes Sunday morning to sugges

Funeral March (Genesis 35:1-29)

Funeral March (Genesis 35:1-29)

Genesis 34 was a debacle for Jacob and his family. Now, in chapter 35, he is back on track, walking in obedient faith and we can see the spiritual transformation that God is working in his life. If this story was a fairytale, we’d expect to read “and they all lived happily ever after.” Instead, Jaco

This Song’s Gonna Get Stuck Inside Your Heart (Psalm 145)

This Song’s Gonna Get Stuck Inside Your Heart (Psalm 145)

Research shows that 90% of us suffered an infection in the last week. We call this bug an “earworm.” It’s when a song gets stuck in your head. The technical term is Involuntary Musical Imagery, and it is “a phenomenon that occurs spontaneously and without conscious control.”One article writes, “Wand