Monthly Archives: March 2012

“How do I survive trying to raise a teenager?”


Many Christian parents wonder if they will survive trying to raise a teenager. Teenagers typically share certain characteristics. First, they are going through the stage in life where they believe they know all there is to know and what they … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “Pig Toes”


Pig Toes In a small town, farmers of the community had gotten together to discuss some important issues. About midway through the meeting, a wife of one of the farmers stood up and spoke her piece. One of the old … Continue reading

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“Can a Christian be demon possessed or demonized?”


While the Bible does not explicitly state whether a Christian can be possessed by a demon, related biblical truths make it abundantly clear that Christians cannot be demon possessed. There is a distinct difference between being possessed by a demon … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “The Farmer and the Divorce”


The Farmer and the Divorce A farmer walked into an attorney’s office wanting to file for a divorce. The attorney asked, “May I help you?” The farmer said, “Yea, I want to get one of those dayvorce’s.” The attorney said, … Continue reading

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“Does the Bible contain errors and contridictions?”


If we read the Bible at face value, without a preconceived bias for finding errors, we will find it to be a coherent, consistent, and relatively easy-to-understand book. Yes, there are difficult passages. Yes, there are verses that appear to … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “Counting Sheep”


Counting Sheep A shepherd was herding his flocks in a remote pasture when suddenly a brand new Jeep Cherokee advanced out of a dust cloud towards him. The driver, a young man in a Brioni suit, Gucci shoes, Ray Ban … Continue reading

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“Will we receive mansions in heaven?”


The night before Jesus was crucified, He told His disciples that He would be leaving them and that they could not go with Him (John 13:33). Peter asked where He was going and why they couldn’t go with Him, and … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “The Smith Family Tree”


The Smith Family Tree The Smith’s were proud of their family tradition. Their ancestors had come to America on the Mayflower. They had included Senators and Wall Street wizards. They decided to compile a family history, a legacy for their … Continue reading

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“What does the Bible say about church discipline / excommunication?”


Excommunication is the formal removal of an individual from church membership and the informal separation from that individual. Matthew 18:15-20 gives the procedure and authority for a church to do this. It instructs us that one individual (usually the offended party) … Continue reading

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GRIN AND SHARE IT: “The Mosquitos”


The Mosquitos Two boys from the city were on a camping trip. The mosquitoes were so fierce the boys had to hide under their blankets to keep from being bitten. Then one of them saw some lightning bugs, and said … Continue reading

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