Are the Recent Earthquakes God’s Judgment on Hollywood?

Major earthquakes (6.4 and 7.1) hit southern California over the 4th of July and ensuing weekend. Shock waves were felt as far away as Las Vegas and Phoenix. (No, I didn't personally feel them, but there is local video evidence of pools splashing about and light fixtures swinging.) After shocks are expected to last for …

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Understanding the Present: How Close are We?

Week 3 of Understanding the Times Welcome back, study friends! Thank you for following along with our Understanding the Times series, We spent a week focusing on why understanding the times matters. Then, last week, our study turned to understanding the past. If you missed those lessons, search previous posts to catch the first two …

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Jonah: A Prophet Who Learned the Hard Way

Yes, I'm fascinated by the Old Testament prophets! While Isaiah, Ezekiel, Daniel and Jeremiah garner most of the headlines, God was just as faithful through other prophets. Yesterday, we focused on Habakkuk, a faithful prophet when not everything seemed perfect. Today, consider Jonah. You likely know the story, so here's my point today: God's grace …

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For Zion’s Sake – January 2019

Do you have New Year's resolutions? I'm not big on making resolutions, as most do not last more than a couple weeks. However, I am a goal-setter, as goals seem to motivate me throughout the year to press on in following the Lord's guidance. For me, goals may change and new ones definitely arise during …

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