Pastors’ Blog (Page 12)

Questions and Answers

Q.  I’m a Christian but it seems like I am unhappy and depressed so much of the time.  What in the world is wrong with me? A.  Probably nothing is wrong with you, but you have to be careful concerning what your mind, your thoughts are focusing on.  We forget that Ephesians 6:12 tells us…

Questions and Answers

Q.  How can I ever forgive my spouse?  Married for 24 years, four children, and nothing seemed to be wrong until I found an e-mail indicating he had been unfaithful for several years with one of my best friends.  I am so hurt and angry that there isn’t any way I will ever be able…

Oh, the bliss of this glorious thought…

Indeed, under the law almost everything is purified with blood, and without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness of sins. – Hebrews 9:22 Good Friday, like Maundy Thursday, has a few aliases and possible origins. It’s sometimes called Black Friday, but of course we’ve associated that term with the consumer madness on the…

Questions and Answers

Q. One question that I am asked quite often in counseling is, how do I make Jesus, Lord of my life? A.  There is a simple answer for this question.  In fact, it’s so simple many Christians overlook it because they have been told for years that the reason they committed a sin or willfully…

Questions and Answers

Q.  It seems like everything is crashing down around me these days.  How can I be joyful when all of this is happening to me? A.  First of all we need to be careful not to confuse Joy with how we might be feeling at the time.  When James tells us to, “..count it all…

Love is a Choice, but It’s Not an Option

Jeremy Wilson, Pastor of College and Young Singles I’ve had a lot of thoughts about love recently, because of several factors. Namely because I’m engaged to be married in March, I’m taking a seminary class that is covering marriage and family, and Valentine’s Day just past. With this “perfect storm” of love-related activities, my sensitivities…

A Shepherd Boy and Horseshoes

Jeremy Wilson, Pastor of College and Young Singles A: A shepherd boy and horseshoes. Q: What are two things that can prove the sovereignty of God? Just wanted to share a few thoughts on God’s sovereignty; some cool reminders have popped up recently, so I thought I’d write them down. The first reminder that caught…