Is Self-Esteem Biblical?

Recently someone asked me about whether "self-esteem" is a Biblical concept so here's my answer. I believe you can find a positive concept of self-esteem or self-worth in the Bible, however, in general Western culture has distorted the idea of self-worth and turned it into something very dangerous. Self-worth as understood by most people finds its ...

An Open Letter to Vladimir Putin from Russian Baptists About Religious Freedom

Russian Baptists are worried that they may lose the freedom to worship after the Russian courts banned Jehovah's Witnesses from the country. https://youtu.be/B0LqAGkeCas A.V. Smirov, chairman of the Russian Union of Evangelical Christian Baptists recently wrote the following open letter to Vladimir Putin expressing his concerns about the loss of religious freedoms in Russia. You can find ...

7 Mistakes Parents Make in Family Bible Time | Season 3 Episode 6

In this episode of Now Is the Time I talk about 7 mistakes that Christian parents can make during family Bible time. Find this episode on iTunes here. Subscribe on Android here. 7 Mistakes Parents Make in Family Bible Time Failing to personally study God's Word themselves Giving the responsibility to someone else Only read the passage ...

Enormous Explosion Destroys Town in Eastern, Ukraine | Pastors ask for Prayer

At 3:00 am on Thursday March 23rd the largest ammunition storage in Ukraine located in the town of Balakleya erupted into an enormous and destructive explosion. Sabotage by the enemy is the suspected reason for the explosion. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OmKLpTZMrhU Pastor Pavel Minaev share this report: "Brothers, peace to you. Today at 3:00 AM the ammunitions storage within the city limits ...

Why I Worry About My Girls in a “Super-Sexed” Society

These are my girls and I worry about them. There's good reason for my worry. Our culture's attitude towards young women has begun to look like that of an unbridled teenage boy on testosterone injections. We live in a super-sexed society! The sexification, erotification, and objectification of girls drive the sales of everything from crescent wrenches to ...

I Saw Jesus and This Is What He Looks Like | Season 3 Episode 5

I haven't told many people this but about 13 years ago I saw Jesus in person and talked with him. In this episode of Now Is the Time I share with you that experience and describe for you some things about Jesus that I'm sure you didn't know before. Coming up This month will be one of ...