Down with the glorified self

Working in Los Angeles County can be hazardous to one’s health. I’m not talking about the high-speed freeways or the frantic pace of life, but rather the cultural atmosphere that insists on glorifying “self.” Here in the entertainment capital of the world, we are obsessed with beauty, success, and fame, and we can sometimes forget […]

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Wood-eating ants

As 2011 winds down I have a New Year’s question to pose to you. If someone were to use your life for a preaching platform, would you be able to hold up his or her weight, or would you collapse like the stump I recently tried to stand on? Before the opening session of our […]

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The 5th Gospel

British Evangelist Gypsy Smith said, “There are five Gospels: Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, and the Christian, and some people will never read the first four.” The Apostle Paul expressed that sentiment this way, “You yourselves are our letter, written on our hearts, known and read by everybody.” (2 Corinthians 3:2) What letter are people reading […]

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