Mark tells us of a man with bold problems. He is a troubled fellow with a most serious physical disability. He is paralyzed and has lost the use of his limbs. He cannot transport himself about. In order to go from one place to another, he must be carried by friends. He must surely have … More Not Avoiding Conflict At All Costs
He was a troubled fellow who had exhausted all other earthly possibilities. He could not help himself. There was none who could fix what ailed him. He was in an impossible situation. However, he had heard of Jesus compassion and power. He knew what Jesus could do for troubled and tormented souls if he desired. … More Playing It Safe in Prayer?
This morning, at Panera Bread Company in Greenville, South Carolina, a group of men met together for coffee, bible study, conversation, encouragement, and prayer. The text we focused upon was the 5th chapter of Nehemiah. We were all reminded of the manly minister — the one who boldly proclaims God’s Word before his friends and charitably demands … More The Manly Minister