Will it be a good day or a bad day?

Will it be a good day or a bad day?

Within the first few minutes of waking up, we determine the mindset we will have for the day. If we do not choose it, someone or something else will quickly choose it for us. If we choose to believe it will be a good day, we will see the first struggles of the day as...
What is the Local Church?

What is the Local Church?

And why are the reforming markers of the church (preaching and ordinances) so crucial for understanding what the church is? The church is a group of Christians (those partaking in the New Covenant with God by believing in Jesus Christ) who, together, identify...

Biblical Strategies for Dealing with Anger

Biblical definition of anger. Anger is a God-given emotion of displeasure. It is seen in Scripture as being something felt and expressed by both God and man (ex. God: Ps. 7:11; 78:49; Jesus: Mark 3:5). Anger can be righteous or unrighteous. Even if our anger is...
The Perils of Being a Perfectionist

The Perils of Being a Perfectionist

I am a perfectionist with an imperfect life.  Since I was a child, I have desired to do many things perfectly, at least according to my standards. This is not true in all areas of my life. This is only true in the areas I care about the most; writing is one of those...