Cremation or Burial – The Christian Way

From time to time I am asked whether it is ok for someone to be cremated when they die. In our day, the cost of burial is often exorbitant, and many families choose cremation to offset some of the cost of burying.The Bible does not speak about cremation directly. In the Old Testament several verses […]

Self-Defense to the Death

Introduction In the news recently, a Florida man, having been shoved to the ground, pulled out a gun and shot the person who shoved him, killing him. I do not condone violence, and the shoving shouldn’t have happened. Sometimes, however, situations escalate, and self-defense is necessary. Can a person, however, go too far in defending […]

Fun with Fiction – Into the Snow

His eyes popped open, and he could feel his heart beat faster. He turned his head and looked at the alarm clock. 5:45 a.m., fifteen minutes before it was set to go off. He jumped out of bed, turned it off, and went to the window. He peaked out through the blind. “Nothing. Good.” He […]

The Chronicles of the Prophets: Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel

Amazon Link Every time I teach about the prophets and read the books of Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel, I come across stories about things that happened to them. Rarely have I ever heard people speak about the fascinating and often odd events that occurred in their lives. This little book pulls out the narrative events […]