The Background of Amos and Its Implications Today.

The book of the prophet Amos was written in approximately the 8th century B.C. and is the oldest of what has come to be known as the minor prophets. There is not much that is known about the prophet from a personal standpoint, but we do know that he was a sheepherder from the town... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Sharing Jesus Without Fear

AUTHOR INFORMATION   The most significant thing about William Fay, author of Share Jesus Without Fear, is the fact that God saved him while he was the president and CEO of an unnamed, international multimillion-dollar corporation. He writes “I owned one of the largest houses of prostitution” and “was involved in racketeering, bookmaking and gambling…and... Continue Reading →

Wash Me Clean

"Wash away my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin."- Psalm 51:2 Psalm 51 is a chapter I try to read on a regular basis.  The prophet Nathan had just come to David and confronted him about a sin he had committed.  What was that sin?  He had committed adultery with Bathsheba.  She became pregnant... Continue Reading →

Never too Late

"Even now," declares the Lord, "return to me with all your heart, with fasting, weeping, and mourning."- Joel 2:12 When we do wrong we often get puffed up with pride and refuse to admit what we did.  We may make every effort to avoid the person, or even try to rationalize our wrongdoing.  In the... Continue Reading →

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