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Strong Biblical Preaching Convicts and Offends

There are many things we can learn from the New Testament about the development of the early church and the spread of Christianity. In the Book of Acts, we read about the impact of the first missionaries at a time when travel was tedious and even dangerous. We find descriptions of the preaching and methods […]

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How Should Christians Respond to Injustice, BLM, Lawlessness?

How should Christians respond to all that’s happening in our country today? Does the Bible have anything to say about race, social justice, theft, destruction of property, being unequally yoked with unbelievers, and endorsing things that contradict Scripture? What about the lawlessness and rioting? [See Romans 1:32] How can Bible-believing Christians approve of these things? […]

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God or Government? Media Stoking Fear, Coronavirus Chaos

Things are getting crazy out there, and if you listen to the media, we may be close to the end of the world! How should we respond to the threat of the coronavirus and public overreactions? Do you know how many times in the Bible it says not to be afraid? Over three hundred times! […]

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Kardashian Culture, Kanye West, and Celebrity Christians

I really want to believe it. Kanye West recently said, “I’m not here for your entertainment; we’re here to spread the gospel,” at a recent event. What? So, is Kanye born again? And what’t this about Kim Kardashian West getting baptized? What does it mean, was it for show, and why should we care? Because […]

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Controversy in the Courtroom: the Miracle of Forgiveness

My wife and I were in tears as we watched the courtroom video last week. A man whose brother was shot and killed by former Dallas police officer, Amber Guyger, took the stand and did the unthinkable: he offered forgiveness. Brandt Jean captivated America by his decision to reach out and share the gospel of Jesus […]

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Pedophilia, the Next Step in Godless Sex Agenda?

Over fifty years ago, American culture was being prepped for a new era of sexual behavior and expression. People began accepting things that used to be called “sins.” The increase of adultery and abortion came first, which helped set the stage for pornography, homosexuality, and transgenderism. The immoral influence of Margaret Sanger, Alfred Kinsey, Hugh […]

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Who Do You Say Jesus Is? Matthew 16 Sermon & Notes

The most important decision you will make in this life is what you do with Jesus – whether or not to believe in Him and His word, and live by what He taught. We know what the world says about Jesus, but they don’t really know Him and they’re dead wrong! Most people haven’t read the […]

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Let Every Heart Prepare Him Room: A Baby Changed History

Many of us began preparing for Christmas and the five ‘F’s a month ago: festivities, family, food, fellowship, and fun. It’s easy to forget one of the most important aspects of the season: forgiveness – and renewed hope. Christmas is the celebration of an actual historical event that forever changed the world, as the God who […]

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Rape and Death Threats for Being Pro-Life? How Intolerant.

Author, PJ Media contributor, Fox News guest, and commentator for the Federalist, Denise McAllister and her family are in fear for their lives after receiving threats of rape and murder because of her pro-life stance and comments on Twitter. Why does it seem liberals who preach tolerance are often the same ones to come unhinged? McAllister said she and […]

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Jude: Defend the Faith, Warn the Church – Bible Study

Introduction, historical background on the early Christian church at the time (68-69 A.D.), and what compelled Jude to write this letter? The following is a partial TRANSCRIPT to the video below: But the Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons; 1 TIMOTHY 4:1 […]

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