March 23, 2018

“I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing.” (John 15:5)

This is my last column for the Rocky Mount Telegram. My thanks to Den Dickerson, Jeff Herrin, Ross Chandler and Sharonette Grooms for 22 great years…

Do you know a nominal Christian?

March 16, 2018

“Examine yourselves as to whether you are in the faith; test yourselves. Do you not realize that Christ Jesus is in you – unless, of course, you fail the test?” (2 Corinthians 13:5)

Have you ever heard of a nominal Christian? Local churches are full of them. A nominal Christian is…

God views pride differently than the world sees it

February 23, 2018

“And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself and became obedient to death - even death on a cross!” (Philippians 2:8)

Here’s a question for your Sunday School class. Ask your classmates how many of the seven deadly sins they can name. Just in case you don’t…

The promise of resurrection

February 16, 2018

“I know that my Redeemer lives, and that in the end he will stand upon the earth. And after my skin has been destroyed, yet in my flesh I will see God;

I myself will see him with my own eyes.” (Job 19:25-27)

I attended a funeral once that I shall never forget.

A member of my church lost…