How to Get Ready to Die Without Pretending That It’s No Problem

One of the most remarkable sermons I ever heard was delivered by Norman Vincent Peale, at the Ocean City Tabernacle in Ocean City, New Jersey. At the age of 98, he stood fully energized before a packed-out house and declared,

A Counter-Cultural Church Grows in Brooklyn

Every Monday night at 10:30 p.m., more than 150 young people squeeze into a backroom theatre connected to a bar in Brooklyn, New York. They would never call their gathering a church but if you ever joined them, you wouldn’t

A Hot Movement in Roman Catholicism

The Catholics are beginning to beat Evangelicals at their own game. They are getting into door-to-door evangelism big time. In an outreach ministry called “The Way” started in Spain in 1964, there are now more than a million adherents in

At Last Evangelical Progressives Organize And Oppose The Alt-Right Evangelicals

Many progressive Evangelical leaders have become increasingly upset with the image (often unfairly) of all Evangelicals as being homophobic, anti-feminist, anti-environmentalist, anti-immigrant, and unabashed supporters of the Alt-Right Republican policies. Thirty of them responded to an invitation issued by Jim

Is Trump a Security Risk?

Jared Kushner, Donald Trump’s son in law and one of his top advisors, lost his top security clearance because of his complex business arrangements and debts in foreign countries. To date, the United Arab Emirates, China, Israel and Mexico are

Something Special in a Mainline Denominational Church

There was a time when mainline denominations shied away from conducting what might be called those “old fashioned revival meetings.” In efforts to portray themselves as thoughtful Christians, not carried away by emotional manipulations from the pulpit, mainline church leaders

Rapture Problems

I am confused about what the Bible says about the rapture. In I Thessalonians 4:13-18 and in I Corinthains 15:51-54 the Apostle Paul talks about the end of history being marked by a heavenly trumpet sounding and those who are

An Overlooked Bible Prophecy

I usually turn off the T.V. whenever I come across those Bible Prophecy preachers. Their interpretations of scripture usually makes them into prophets of doom. They generally use the Bible to predict days of war and strife laying ahead of

The Repentance When Taking the Bread and Wine

This past Sunday, while sharing The Lord’s Supper with fellow worshippers, I was challenged to repent of my sins. Before eating the bread that symbolized Christ’s broken body or drinking the wine that served as a reminder of His blood

An Important Announcement

On June 18th I will be speaking at the Ocean City Tabernacle located at 550 Wesley Avenue in Ocean City, NJ at both the 8:30 and 10:30 am services. Your presence could be a great encouragement for me, and it