Shall We Participate in “Promise Keepers”?

Hits: 18[Note: This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts page.] Introduction1 Perhaps the best way to get this subject before us is to examine the seven promises— the creed—to which those who are members of Promise Keepers must commit themselves: A Promise…

A Sudden and Curious Emphasis on Balance   

Hits: 27[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Manuscripts  page.] Introduction Has anyone else besides me noticed a recent upsurge in the cry for “balance” in preaching and writing? Further, am I the only one who has noticed that this emphasis is…

When Normal Becomes Abnormal

Hits: 16[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 3  page.] A “norm” is a standard, a rule, a pattern. That which is “normal” is that which conforms to the norm or recognized standard. Departure from the rule or standard is…

Whatever Happened to Sin?

Hits: 8[Note:  This MS is available in larger font on our Brief Articles 3  page.] We seldom read the word sin in the newspaper or hear it on TV, in the movies, or even in conversation. It has almost become a sin to mention sin….