A Response to Joy Behar: ‘More People Should Listen When Jesus Speaks’

Joy Behar recently said on “The View” that “it’s one thing to talk to Jesus. It’s another thing when Jesus talks to you.” This was in reference to a statement made about Vice President Pence allegedly saying that Jesus tells him things to say. Behar said hearing voices is a “mental illness” before Sherri Shepherd offered a limited defense of Pence. Let me address this statement, “Hearing voices is mental illness.” If that’s true, then Adam, Moses, Abraham, Jesus, the . . . read more ›

What Is Love?

Valentine’s Day is a holiday dedicated to love. But what is love? If you listen to the songs that have been recorded over the years about love, you would find some interesting definitions. In fact, it’s kind of frightening to think that some people might come up with their view of love from movies and songs. For instance, what do we know about love from songs? We know that “what the world needs now is love, sweet love.” We also . . . read more ›

God’s Amazing Promises To You!

I read the other day that $5.8 billion in gift cards go unclaimed every year. Think of all that money not utilized. Those gift cards are already paid for. They just need to be cashed in. The Bible is filled with promises from God that we all too often disregard like unused gift cards. Someone has estimated there are 3,000 promises to believers found in the pages of Scripture. I don’t know if that figure is accurate, but I do . . . read more ›

Are you a Builder or a Breaker?

I heard about a monk who joined a monastery and took a vow of silence, with the exception of being allowed to speak two words every year. After the first year passed, he was called into the abbot’s office to speak his two words. The monk said, “Bed’s hard.” Another year passed, and again he went to speak his two words before the abbot. The monk said, “Food’s cold.” Another year went by, and he appeared once again before the . . . read more ›

My Thoughts on the Kentucky School Shooting

With each new mass shooting, especially when it involves our children and their schools, our nation loses more and more of its innocence. This time, 14 are wounded and two have tragically lost their lives. It is incumbent upon the rest of us, all across the country, to remember that as it says in Scripture, in the book of Matthew, “Blessed are they who mourn, for they will be comforted.” No matter how many times it has happened in the . . . read more ›