Never enough

Never think you’ve done enough or worked long enough to have reached a point of rest or retirement. Such thinking belies the grace of God. “Enough” is for the one who believes that merit attaches to effort. The goodness of God does not cease. The war for your soul and for the souls of others … Read More

An earthly-society church

The writer has it right: A church relying on human wisdom, wealth or resources ceases to be the body of Christ and becomes an earthly society. Ironically the writer belonged to a denomination that had no existence in the New Testament and no basis for its doctrine in Scripture. Let us not be self-deceived. Among … Read More

Always troubling developments

In his devotional for Jan. 2, Ed Mathews reminds us of how things work in God’s kingdom: An uncommon control. Delays, setbacks, and detours are routine in the affairs of the kingdom. Yet His cause will succeed, His Church will endure, Matthew 16:18. God knows our struggles. He cares for our situation. His plan will … Read More