Stand in the Gap Today Featuring Alex McFarland
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Stand in the Gap Today Featuring Alex McFarland

Alex is one of those few men who knows what he believes about God and His Word and actually seeks to let the Lord and the Word shape his life. His ability to faithfully exegete Scripture, articulate it simply, and truthfully apply it  is refreshing and so very needed. In his knowledge and his understanding, Alex’s…

PROTECTING THOSE WHO ARE SPIRITUALLY VULNERABLE

PROTECTING THOSE WHO ARE SPIRITUALLY VULNERABLE

A well-circulated YouTube video showed some footage from Africa in which a baby water buffalo was rescued from the mouths of three hungry lions. The people whose camcorder captured this could be heard cheering as one adult water buffalo courageously fought off the lions. The video reminded me that within the world are predators, prey,…

SENSUALITY VS. SPIRITUALITY:  WHEN DESIRES BLOCK THE WAY TO CHRIST

SENSUALITY VS. SPIRITUALITY: WHEN DESIRES BLOCK THE WAY TO CHRIST

Larry Flynt is a pornographer. Not satisfied with the so-called soft porn of Playboy magazine, Flynt made sure his Hustler was the hardest of the hard-core porn magazines. He delighted in offending religious sensibilities. But in 1977, Ruth Carter Stapleton, the sister of then President Jimmy Carter, led Flynt to the Lord. He converted to…

CHRISTIANS AND CITIZENSHIP:  WHAT DOES HISTORY AND THE BIBLE SAY?

CHRISTIANS AND CITIZENSHIP: WHAT DOES HISTORY AND THE BIBLE SAY?

For many today, it is difficult to appreciate the tremendous role that Christianity played in the lives of Americans during previous generations. Most U.S. citizens cannot grasp the impact that Christianity had on this nation’s founding, nor do they realize that not so many years ago, Christianity as part of the national DNA was simply,…

CAN GOD MAKE A ROCK SO BIG HE CAN’T LIFT IT?

CAN GOD MAKE A ROCK SO BIG HE CAN’T LIFT IT?

(An “oldie goldie” apologetics question, that your kids will hear eventually) I had just finished speaking at the “Spirit West Coast” festival and was enjoying the sunny California weather when I noticed a group of teens huddled together, whispering to one another. Curious, I watched while a boy of about 16 sauntered toward me with…