This article was originally published in the Brownsburg church of Christ’s bulletin, August 10, 2014. Read the original publicationMany people have misunderstood Jesus when He said His yoke is easy and His burden is light (Matthew 11:30). If I understand the context properly, Jesus isn’t saying in a simple vacuum that everything God commands His children is easy. read more
This article was originally published in Expository Files 21.12, December 2014. Read the original publicationAs Jesus passed on from there, he saw a man called Matthew sitting at the tax booth, and he said to him, “Follow me.” And he rose and followed him. And as Jesus[b] reclined at table in the house, behold, many tax collectors and sinners came and were reclining with read more
This article was originally published in the Southside church of Christ’s bulletin, December 14, 2014. Read the original publicationPeace is the absence of hostility. Peace seems to be an evasive goal. It is something almost everyone wants, but many do not have. Isn’t that strange? Were I to ask you if you desired to be at peace with all men, undoubtedly you would say yes. read more
This article was originally published in Plain Talk: Volume XV, Number V, page 1; July 1978. Read the original publicationA “Country Meeting” had gone exceedingly well, and elders from another community asked the preacher to work with them in a meeting the following year. He came at the appointed time, and found his reputation had spread, and the building was packed. read more
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