King David spoke for God when he declared, "I will make the godly of the land my heroes" (Ps. 101:6, LB). We may not win a Heisman Trophy, Olympic gold medal, Nobel Peace Prize or Congressional Medal of Honor, but we can surrender our lives to Jesus Christ and let Him use us to make a significant impact through our lives. Our lifestyle should be so courageous in the cause of Christ that it demands an explanation!
"It is an unhappy country that has no heroes," mourned an actor in the 1939 play Galileo. Maybe the only thing worse than having no heroes is having heroes like those paraded before us on the newsstands and the silver
screen. That's why Christians must come out of hiding and into the light. The same is true for silent shepherds who for too long haven't fully equipped their flocks for effective service in the marketplace of real life.
In this dark hour of our nation's history, what will our children and grandchildren say about us?
That in our personal lives, we held a defeatist mentality, believing the inevitability of same-sex marriage and that loving our neighbor meant a spineless, nonjudgmental approach of never saying or doing anything that might possibly offend advocates of the radical gay agenda or interfere with their propaganda being distributed to our children in
That in our churches, we avoided speaking directly and biblically on subjects like abortion, atheism, legalization of marijuana, homosexuality, same-sex marriage, living together before marriage, divorce and remarriage, pornography, Islam, premarital sex, human trafficking and other "hot button" moral issues because we wanted to remain seeker friendly and nonpolitical? read more