With the final debate complete and less than two weeks until the election, have you made up your mind? When I look at the candidates running in the 2020 Presidential election, I see two vastly different individuals. Which, if any, deserves my vote? The short answer is that neither deserves a vote nor the opportunity … Continue reading Who Deserves My Vote?
Hi all! The price of my ebook, Eternity in View, has been dropped to $3.99. If you have never read my story, there is no better time than now. It is available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and i-Tunes. I was born and raised in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. I began gymnastics at age ten, and … Continue reading Eternity in View – Ebook Sale
Most decisions that we face have minor significance, but one's decision regarding whether or not to put his or her faith and trust in the person of Jesus Christ bears eternal consequences. As stated in a previous post, the Bible teaches that we were made for eternity. The question is not if we will exist, … Continue reading Eternal Consequences
Because God is a just god, his morality requires that all sin receive its due punishment, which is death, the consequence resulting from separation from God (Romans 3:10-12,23, Romans 6:23). But not wanting anyone to die, God planned right from the beginning to provide the means of salvation for anyone who chooses to accept it. … Continue reading God Extends a Lifeline
In my last post, “Am I Living a Façade?”, I explained that the Bible teaches that we can absolutely know that we are saved. But that presupposes that what the Bible says is actually true, from God, and not merely a work of man. The first thing that must be addressed, is whether or not the … Continue reading Reliable Transmission of the Bible
Am I truly saved, or am I deceiving myself and living a façade? That is a question that was recently posed to me. And how can you truly know? Or can you? Is it even possible? Before I go any further, let me define what I am referring to when I use the word "saved". … Continue reading Am I Living a Façade?
After spending a lot of time reading and studying Paul’s letters, It has become more and more apparent to me that many churches around the world are guilty of preaching a different gospel than the one originally proclaimed by the early church fathers. Before I go any further, I want to be clear that I … Continue reading Catholic, Presbyterian, Lutheran, Protestant,…or any other church affiliation: Are you saved?
We are all molded by the people, surroundings, and other influences that we grow up, in, and around, and by the trials we endure. Some things become integral parts of who we are and are genuine aspects of our being. If something is truly genuine, there is absolutely nothing that can change it under any … Continue reading Tested Genuineness
This article is a follow-up to a previous article that was published a couple of weeks ago, "Same-sex Marriage, the Gospel, and what does either have to do with the other". If you have not read it, or wish to revisit it before continuing with this article you may do so here. http://wp.me/p4FyFa-1P. If you … Continue reading Homosexuality: What is it and What Does the Bible say about it with regard to marriage and family?
Previous Chapter ∗ Next Chapter Many of the experiences I had during the next five years were unrelated, but all my memories during that time began to prepare me for bigger things to come. Although I was unaware of it happening, a support network was developing around me, which would be vital during the following … Continue reading Eternity in View – Chapter 2 – Gymnastics, Education, Family, and Fun