Shepherding God’s Flock: The Path to Restoration (Part 1)

One of my favorite Biblical descriptions of a pastor is shepherd, an analogy that   Scripture frequently uses.  For instance, Ezekiel 34 pictures those caring for a “flock of people” as shepherds.  Consider the following passage and notice the imagery: Ezekiel 34:1-8  And the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, Son of man, prophesy… Read more »

The Power of Words (Part 2)

Let’s consider another set of verses to further help in this area of the tongue. The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life: but violence covereth the mouth of the wicked (Proverbs 10:11). A wholesome tongue is a tree of life: but perverseness therein is a breach in the spirit (Proverbs 15:4). … Read more »

The Power of Words (Part 1)

Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof (Proverbs 18:21). Speech can be misunderstood.  Here are a few examples when translation became humorous.  These are signs in countries translated into English: 1. In a Denmark airline office:  “We take your bags and send… Read more »

Dangerous Decision Making (Part 3)

An Independent Study on Decision Making in the Bible. We have numerous examples of decision making in the Bible.  Please go through a few and then see if you can see some principles that seem to rise to the surface to help you as an individual in developing a Biblical approach to decision making. 1…. Read more »

Dangerous Decision Making (Part 2)

Difficult Decisions Sometimes more time and effort than normal must go into a decision.  We find this in the life of Abraham when he is being sent out of the country of Ur.  We find this in the life of Moses when he is being groomed to lead the children of Israel.  I would like… Read more »

Dangerous Decision Making (Part 1)

A farmer hired a man to work for him. He told him his first task was to paint the barn and that it should take him about three days to complete. But the hired man finished in one day.  Then, the farmer set him to cutting wood, telling him it would require about 4 days…. Read more »

Every Day Is a Tough Day

You are sure to enjoy Pastor Damron’s new book. Purchase it here. “We’ve all heard the advice to live one day at a time. This book unlocks the secrets of how a Christian young person can do it successfully – no matter the circumstances of life.” -Pastor Jerry Ross

Traits of the Selfish Life

There is a whole lot of self engrossment in our society.  The average American is entirely wrapped up in their whole being.  One man put it this way: “A selfish heart is a heart that only cares about the holy trinity, ME, MYSELF, and I!” Once this insidious vice of the selfish life grabs hold… Read more »

Why Biblical Preaching Is Being Rejected In Our Culture

“For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God” (I Corinthians 1:18). “But we preach Christ crucified, unto the Jews a stumblingblock, and unto the Greeks foolishness” (I Corinthians 1:23). As we start to think about the importance of preaching,… Read more »

The Importance of Preaching

A young man with a terrible stuttering problem determined to visit a renowned speech therapist in his city.  The therapist had a very unconventional method (for modern times) of treating such problems.  He had this young man talk with his mouth filled with marbles.  Every week he would allow him to take one out.  Amazingly,… Read more »