Will I Be Put in Prison for Preaching?


I’m wondering if the day is going to come in America when I will be arrested and imprisoned for preaching the gospel? Could I be put in jail for not performing a wedding ceremony?  Or could I be fined and even incarcerated  for publishing this blog?

You say, “That could never happen in America!”

Think not? Then consider the recent case of Donald and Evelyn Knapp.  Continue reading


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GREAT VERSES OF THE BIBLE: 1Corinthians 13:13


Paul Fritz calls them “the triad of Christian virtues.”   R. Davies wrote, “These three graces form the essential elements of the Christian character. An unknown author referred to them as the “the holy and beautiful sisterhood of Christians virtues.”

And what are they? Continue reading

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SURPRISE! SURPRISE! SURPRISE! Meet Miles Carter Weliever!


“The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise,” once wrote British anthropologist and author Ashley Montagu. “It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.”

Well, our family recently enjoyed one of those moments that seriously seized us! It was a happy surprise that I would like to share with our readers.  Continue reading


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Word of the Week: Ministry


This week Norma Jean and I are in Hot Springs, Arkansas, where I’m holding a meeting. The theme of the meeting is “Mobilizing for Ministry.” I believe it is a needed study among Christians today.

So, our word of the week is “ministry.” Continue reading


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IT’S FRIDAY. BUT SUNDAY’S COMING! Jesus Death: A Judicial Necessity


“I had committed the crime and I stood before the judge as he pronounced the verdict.”


“Now I awaited the sentence. I so desired mercy. But I knew that I was indeed guilty and had no reason to expect anything except justice. Then the judge pronounced the sentence.” Continue reading

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What is a Preacher’s Responsibility?


I thought this was a piece of satire when I first read it. But it’s true!

The Houston Chronicle reported that Houston Mayor Annise Parker signed off on subpoenas issued to five local preachers.

And what did the city and the Mayor want from the preachers? Continue reading


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Romans 1:16 is one of the greatest verses in the Bible.

“What grand truths lie concealed in this Scripture,” writes W. H, Luckenbach, “as in a kaleidoscope! The gospel being its focal point, several easy turns bring into clearest view some of the most precious things of our Christian faith.” Continue reading

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