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I Resolve to Quit Smoking, a Ten-Step Process

You like smoking. It’s your habit, but you know it’s an addiction because you can’t walk away from it. Smoking controls you. You also love Jesus, but you’re not sure how to connect the Gospel to your smoking habit. Where do you begin? How do… Continue Reading …

Confession of a Former Cigarette Smoker

Rose was a member of my small group. She asked me one night what I thought about smoking cigarettes. I said, “It’s not what’s between your fingers that I see as a problem; it’s what is in the smoker’s heart.” At that moment, the Lord… Continue Reading …

Four Shades to Domestic Abuse

Domestic abuse is hard to capsulize in a short weblog. There are scores of explanations and angles to this pandemic problem that crosses geographical borders and generational lines. In this article I will give only a few problems associated with domestic abuse, just to draw… Continue Reading …

When You Get Angry, Do You See Yourself Correctly?

Anger is a universal problem. Everybody does it. For many people, it’s the most recurring sin pattern in their lives. It’s easier to be harsh than kind, to uncharitably judge than think the best, to shut people down rather than build them up. The number… Continue Reading …

Silent Treatment Is the Sanitized Version of Murder

Expressing anger through silence is a common form of communication in relationships. James described the silent treatment as murder, a sobering descriptor for this form of hatred. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google Play, SoundCloud, TuneIn, or Stitcher. If you want… Continue Reading …

How Do I Help Two Angry People Reconcile?

As a full-time elder and pastor for 27 years, I have seen and walked with people through many forms of offenses and relational conflict. Your articles are helpful and needed in the church today. I wonder if you could address forgiveness and walking free from… Continue Reading …

What Happens to a Person Who Exchanges the Truth for a Lie

Have you ever wondered what happens to a person who exchanges the truth of God for a lie? Perhaps you know someone who has made the exchange. They were once walking in the truth of God, but now they have created a new reality–their truth.… Continue Reading …