Things To Do In Sardis When You’re Dead (Revelation 3:1-6)

Things To Do In Sardis When You’re Dead (Revelation 3:1-6)

What if you opened up the morning paper and read your own obituary? (You’d probably do it online nowadays… But you get the idea). You might paraphrase Mark Twain and say, “Reports of my demise have been greatly exaggerated.”It wasn’t exactly fake news, but April 16, 2003 was a bad day for CNN. A t

Prophecy Update #648 – Credit Where Credit Is Due

Prophecy Update #648 – Credit Where Credit Is Due

These are exciting times for believers in Christ who are interested in Bible prophecy. Many things that are suggested by unfulfilled, future prophecies seem to be trending like never before. We reserve a few minutes Sunday morning to discuss some of those things.✎ We are careful to use recognized

WooHoo Witchy Woman She Got The Saints In Her Sights (Revelation 2:18-29)

WooHoo Witchy Woman She Got The Saints In Her Sights (Revelation 2:18-29)

A judge in New Zealand granted a young girl’s request that she be made a ward of the court so that she could legally change the name her parents gave her. What was her name, you ask?Talula Does The Hula From Hawaii.One reader left this comment on the article: “My unusual name hasn’t affected me at

Prophecy Update #647 – Give Me Some Credit

Prophecy Update #647 – Give Me Some Credit

These are exciting times for believers in Christ who are interested in Bible prophecy. Many things that are suggested by unfulfilled, future prophecies seem to be trending like never before. We reserve a few minutes Sunday morning to discuss some of those things. ✎ We are careful to use recogniz

Welcome To Favor Country (Acts 25:1-12)

Welcome To Favor Country (Acts 25:1-12)

There are four words that can strike fear into the stoutest heart, words that can frighten young and old alike. Hear them and your pulse quickens. You brace for the impact of what follows. What are the four words? “I need a favor…” It’s been said that the world runs on little favors. From the airpor

Please Don’t You Be My Neighbor (Revelation 2:12-17)

Please Don’t You Be My Neighbor (Revelation 2:12-17)

I’ll name the neighbors… You name the show: Fred & Ethyl Mertz (I Love Lucy) Ed & Trixie Norton (The Honeymooners) Barney & Betty Rubble (The Flintstones) Lenny & Squiggy (Laverne & Shirley) Ned Flanders (The Simpsons) Wilson W. Wilson, Jr. (Home Improvement)One more to show that I’m on the cut

Prophecy Update #646 – You Just Watch Me

Prophecy Update #646 – You Just Watch Me

These are exciting times for believers in Christ who are interested in Bible prophecy. Many things that are suggested by unfulfilled, future prophecies seem to be trending like never before. We reserve a few minutes Sunday morning to discuss some of those things.✎ We are careful to use recognized

The Waiting Game (Acts 24:22-27)

The Waiting Game (Acts 24:22-27)

On November 11, 1939, the Centenary Gentleman (of Centenary College in Shreveport, LA) squared off against the Texas Tech Red Raiders in what is remembered as “The Craziest Game In College Football History.” The match would go on to set 13 NCAA records, despite the fact that it ended in a scoreless

Scent Of A Witness (Revelation 2:8-11)

Scent Of A Witness (Revelation 2:8-11)

Residents of Pawley’s Island off the Carolina coast tell the legend of the Gray Man.In the early 1800’s, a young man was going to visit his love to ask for her hand in marriage. Along the way, his horse stumbled and he was thrown. He landed in quicksand which slowly pulled him under. When she lear

Prophecy Update #645 – Made In China

Prophecy Update #645 – Made In China

These are exciting times for believers in Christ who are interested in Bible prophecy. Many things that are suggested by unfulfilled, future prophecies seem to be trending like never before. We reserve a few minutes Sunday morning to discuss some of those things. We are careful to use recognized

The Lyin’ Lawyer (Acts 24:1-23)

The Lyin’ Lawyer (Acts 24:1-23)

We find ourselves in another courtroom drama tonight. This section of Paul’s life is full of them, each with its own particularities and characteristics. In this section, a prominent feature is the attorney brought in by the prosecution to build a case against Paul. His name is Tertullus and he’s a

Know Grow (Ephesians 1:15-19)

Know Grow (Ephesians 1:15-19)

In 1989, Ronald Reagan left a note for his successor in the White House, George H.W. Bush. It was a simple note, written on Sandra Boynton stationary (by the way, if you have little ones in the house, get yourself all her board books). This started a tradition that has been continued by every outgoi

Prophecy Update #644 – The COVID-19 Accelerator

Prophecy Update #644 – The COVID-19 Accelerator

These are exciting times for believers in Christ who are interested in Bible prophecy. Many things that are suggested by unfulfilled, future prophecies seem to be trending like never before. We reserve a few minutes Sunday morning to discuss some of those things. We are careful to use recognized

You’ve Left That First Love Feelin’ (Revelation 2:1-7)

You’ve Left That First Love Feelin’ (Revelation 2:1-7)

It was a 120mi round-trip from San Bernardino, where I lived, to Santa Ana, where Pam lived. I’d leave, every weeknight, just a few minutes after work. Gasoline – leaded, I might add – was $0.50 a gallon. (That was a lot back then. Minimum wage was $2.00hr). Even though my red 1974 Datsun pick

Prophecy Update #643 – I Think I’ll (Common) Pass

Prophecy Update #643 – I Think I’ll (Common) Pass

These are exciting times for believers in Christ who are interested in Bible prophecy. Many things that are suggested by unfulfilled, future prophecies seem to be trending like never before. We reserve a few minutes Sunday morning to discuss some of those things. We are careful to use recognized

Promises Made, Promises Kept (Acts 23:12-35)

Promises Made, Promises Kept (Acts 23:12-35)

In Isaiah 54, verses 15 and 17 we read:Isaiah 54:15, 17 – 15 If any nation comes to fight you, it is not because I sent them. Whoever attacks you will go down in defeat…17 But in that coming day no weapon turned against you will succeed. You will silence every voice raised up to accuse you. These be

Drop Dead Glorious (Revelation 1:9-20)

Drop Dead Glorious (Revelation 1:9-20)

I suppose it was inevitable… And I am relieved that I don’t need to hide it anymore. It feels like a weight has been lifted. Pam caught me online looking at…Pinterest. Pinterest tends to be, let’s say… feminine:More than ⅔︎ of Pinterest’s base are women. More than 80% of women in the US ages 18-6

Prophecy Update #642 – The Gift Of The AGI

Prophecy Update #642 – The Gift Of The AGI

These are exciting times for believers in Christ who are interested in Bible prophecy. Many things that are suggested by unfulfilled, future prophecies seem to be trending. We reserve a few minutes Sunday morning to discuss some of those things. We are careful to use recognized, reliable sources f

71 Angry Men (Acts 23:1-11)

71 Angry Men (Acts 23:1-11)

Al Pacino was nominated for an academy award for his acting in 1979’s …And Justice For All. In a climactic scene, Pacino’s character, a defense attorney, becomes indignant at the injustice of the system and starts ranting the now famous lines: “You’re out of order! The whole trial is out of order! T

Hey (hey), You (you),  Gaze Up at My Clouds (Revelation 1:4-8)

Hey (hey), You (you), Gaze Up at My Clouds (Revelation 1:4-8)

When there was a Disneyland in Anaheim, the Fantasyland Teacups were a blast to ride. An original opening day attraction, they provided one-and-one-half minutes of intense, non-stop, nausea-inducing whirling. My secret for not getting dizzy: Stare directly into the eyes of the person across from y

Prophecy Update #641 – Trick And Track

Prophecy Update #641 – Trick And Track

These are exciting times for believers in Christ who are interested in Bible prophecy. Many things that are suggested by unfulfilled, future prophecies seem to be trending. We reserve a few minutes Sunday morning to discuss some of those things. We are careful to use recognized, reliable sources f

Whipbacklash (Acts 22:23-30)

Whipbacklash (Acts 22:23-30)

2020 was a remarkable year when it comes to the topic of law and freedom. In just a few short weeks we found that many rights that we assumed were guaranteed weren’t really ours to enjoy any longer, at least not in certain parts of the country. The infringement of rights and government officials bre

Are We Near Yet? (Revelation 1:1-3)

Are We Near Yet? (Revelation 1:1-3)

I found this travel advice on a parenting website: When my husband and I buckle in our eight-year-old daughter for a long drive, we make sure she’s got lots of movies loaded up on the iPhone or iPad, a nice set of headphones, books, stuffed animals, a pillow and blanket, a notebook and colored penci

Prophecy Update #640 – Hip, Hip, Whatever Happened To HIPAA?

Prophecy Update #640 – Hip, Hip, Whatever Happened To HIPAA?

These are exciting times for believers in Christ who are interested in Bible prophecy. Many things that are suggested by unfulfilled, future prophecies seem to be trending. We reserve a few minutes Sunday morning to discuss some of those things. We are careful to use recognized, reliable sources f