The June C5Alive POWER Luncheon will feature Clint Decker and will be held June 8, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Peak, 1930 SW Gage Blvd. Featured speaker Clint Decker has ...Read More »
Elohim reigns in the face of evil and injustice
Elohim, the God of the Bible says of Himself, “. . . for I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is none like me, declaring the ...Read More »
The wrath and love of God
About Jesus it is written, “. . . whoever does not obey the Son [Jesus] shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him” (John 3:36). Wrath of God? ...Read More »
Christmas is not about a baby
Is Christmas about a baby? A cute, cuddly little one that His mother held in her arms? If so, then why is Christmas offensive to many? Who could be turned off by ...Read More »
The Deity of Jesus
What about the deity of Jesus? Jesus once said, “I and the Father are one” (John 10:30). This was an offensive statement to fellow Jews, so much so, they immediately picked up ...Read More »
What it means to be a man
What is a man? It could be confusing answering that question because our society is changing quickly on this. Little boys should have their fathers to show them what a man is. ...Read More »
Forgive and be Forgiven
“I will never forgive him for what he did!” Have you ever said that to yourself about someone who deeply hurt you? When someone you trust lies, physically abuses, verbally intimidates or ...Read More »
The killing of Jesus and the defeat of corruption
The Merriam-Webster dictionary states corruption as, “dishonest or illegal behavior especially by powerful people.” Further, it is described as a departure from the original, purest form. Mankind had its original, purest form ...Read More »
How to find peace in a divided nation
As President Joe Biden begins his leadership of the United States, he has made calls for peace, reconciliation and unity in the nation. Former President Donald Trump issued similar thoughts in some ...Read More »
Christmas and the Pursuit of Truth
In today’s world, does truth still matter? “Passion for truth.” That is what I wrote down in my Bible some years ago after reading Luke 1:1-4. This is the beginning section of ...Read More »
How to be thankful in America’s chaos
Is this a year to be thankful? The year 2020 will go down as probably one of the most cultural shaping years of the United States and world in recent times. It ...Read More »
Can baptism forgive your sins?
Can baptism forgive your sins? I walked in the hospital room and Terry was lying on her bed. Her physical condition was deteriorating, and she was not ready to face her Creator. I got ...Read More »
Learning about race from other voices in Black America
What can we learn about race from other voices? Many generations ago the Jewish King Hezekiah was in the midst of a successful reign when he was threatened with invasion by King ...Read More »
There’s no law against doing good
What is “doing good”? In January this year the world watched as China became the epicenter for Covid-19. It began spreading country to country eventually reaching the United States impacting tens of ...Read More »
Where you can find hope during coronavirus pandemic
The title of a USA Today story read, “Holding on to hope in the coronavirus pandemic . . .” The Wall Street Journal wrote in one article, the “world’s best hope is ...Read More »
God. Our only answer to the coronavirus
Sunday, March 14, is when the coronavirus pandemic flipped upside down the religious world. Tens of thousands of churches suddenly closed their doors to worship services and moved to online platforms. For the first ...Read More »
When we make men into gods
What happens when we make men into gods? When I was a teenager, I loved playing basketball. Dr. J and Michael Jordan were my favorite NBA players. While living in Colorado, I ...Read More »
What was so significant about the virgin birth?
The centerpiece of the Christmas season is the birth of Jesus. Popular Christmas songs, various figurine displays and holiday sermons all make it prominent. But what is it about Jesus’ birth specifically, ...Read More »
Bible stories – What happens when we refuse to thank God?
The Bible is my favorite book. I love to read it and hear it read. It is filled with compelling stories. One in particular is about a man who had been born ...Read More »
What’s happening with my adult children?
Maybe you are a parent with teenagers or adult children that are living destructive lives. Can you identify with this dad and mom? “Pastor Miller, thanks for coming over on short notice. ...Read More »
What is a Real Man?
What is a real man? Esquire magazine published the article, “How to be a Man.” The author wrote a series of proverbs on manliness. One stated, “A man knows how to lose ...Read More »
The danger of religion in church
“Come on. Let’s go!” Every Sunday morning, including every Easter, since I was three years old all six of our family were rushing out the door to church. In the early years, ...Read More »
The Church is divided – is there hope?
I have a fellow minister friend who has an effective and growing ministry to teens and college students. One of his challenges to them is to stop yelling at each other on ...Read More »
Where is God in your New Year?
A long time ago there was once a King named David. His Kingdom had grown, and he became great in the eyes of his people and surrounding nations. One day he decided ...Read More »