Comparisons between the early church and today

Consider this: The early church “devoted themselves” to the apostles teachings (learning about God and His will for our lives), to fellowship (socializing), to meals and to prayer. Devote: 1: to commit by a solemn act <devoted herself to serving God> 2: to give over or direct (as time, money, or effort) to a cause, enterprise, or activity Solemn: 1: marked by…

National Day of Prayer under assault

Why do we need to wait for a national proclamation that may never come to pray for our nation? That’s kind of the theme of a commercial I heard at the end of a Focus on the Family podcast. It opens with a man’s voice saying: “There are forces at work right now that are trying…

God’s active involvement in life’s little details

As I read the Book of Acts I’m learning just how much God has His hands in even the minute details of our lives. Take for instance the story on Saul’s conversion (he would later become the Apostle Paul). After Saul’s encounter with the Lord Jesus while walking along the road to Damascus, Saul was…