Category Archives: Current Events

“Christian Verses” Podcast: Matthew 5:45

Is the Coronavirus Covid 19 God’s specific judgment upon the world at large including America? Some folks believe it is. Then again, there are others who view the virus simply as being another nuisance — like every other sickness and … Continue reading

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It’s a Really Good Time to Pray For Your Leaders

After a young seminary student had preached a particularly fiery sermon, one church-goer said to him, “You are a model preacher.” This filled the young student with pride until he took the time to look up the definition of the … Continue reading

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“Christian Verses” Podcast: James 1:5

Not one of us has ever had to live through a pandemic. Therefore, there’s no playbook for how to do it. This means that we are all kind of “flying by the seat of our pants” regarding what used to … Continue reading

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Not My Typical Week

I spent this past week gathering as much information as I could about the Coronavirus in an effort to figure out how to conduct church services in a reasonably safe way. I also met with our church deacons Tuesday night … Continue reading

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The Bible & the Coronavirus

Like everybody else, my little corner of the world has been affected by the coronavirus even though no cases have been reported yet here in Mitchell county, NC. Our governor, Roy Cooper, has cancelled all public schools for at least … Continue reading

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“Christian Verses” Podcast: 2 Timothy 1:7

We are certainly living in historic times, aren’t we? The coronavirus has seen to that. And while the end of this story is far from being written, this past Friday Malcolm and I devoted a podcast to offering a few … Continue reading

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Genesis 12:3 & Modern Israel

Genesis 12:3 is one of the most famous verses in the Old Testament. It’s the foundational verse for what is known as the Abrahamic covenant, the covenant that God entered into with Abraham. The record of the actual ceremony that … Continue reading

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