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God With Us

Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel. Isaiah 7:14 “Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel,” which is translated, “God with us.” Matthew 1:23 “And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the …

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Hyper-Wrath

Yes, there IS such a thing as the “hyper-grace” movement (lousy term, in my opinion) – and yes, it’s dangerous and should be avoided (don’t get it confused with the REAL grace of God and those people who embrace and promote it). For those who don’t know what I’m talking about, there are a few in the Body who believe …

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Celebrating Christmas

Today is Christmas for the Sharpe clan – the presence of the Lord is already filling our home … the tree will be lit and there are presents everywhere … the house will be filled with children and grandbabies and great-grandmothers … Ken will be cooking the meal of all meals … wrapping paper will be balled up and thrown …

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Thirteen Reasons Why I Love Hallowe’en

Historically, Christians have hated Hallowe’en. We’ve demonized people who celebrate it. We’ve created “family friendly Hallowe’en alternatives” or we’ve simply shut off the outside lights, drawn the curtains, and huddled together waiting for the evil night to be over with for another year. I call “nonsense” on all of that. There are many reasons why Christians should love and celebrate …

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