OBEDIENT - Unity, Order, Focus - Reflections

September 12, 2018 | Didi Bacon

I came upon this piece recently on a Sermon Illustration web page: Recently Pastor Ronnie Floyd shared the moving story of Missionary Howard Borden on Fox News: In the early 1900s, 16-year-old William Whiting Borden graduated from The Hill...

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Grace Recipient / Grace Giver - Reflections

September 5, 2018 | Didi Bacon

There are two aspects of God’s grace. The first aspect has to do with identity or status. This is the part we tend to focus on the most. This aspect of God’s grace is all about Jesus’ work on the cross and the empty tomb. Jesus...

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Sharing the Gospel Well

August 29, 2018 | Didi Bacon

Last week I came across an article that told the story of a Jesus follower named Stan Dobbs. Phil Cooke and Jonathan Bock write that in 1997, Stan Dobbs left a career in the computer industry and packed up for seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. While...

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What does the Bible tell us about Sex?

August 22, 2018 | Didi Bacon

I have been reflecting on the first three chapters of Genesis. Genesis chapter one tells of how God created the world over seven days. On the sixth day, he created human beings. Here is how it goes, Then God said, “Let us make mankind in...

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Why do we Pray?

August 14, 2018 | Timothy Peace

I love thinking about ethical questions. Moreover, I love talking about moral issues. In brief, I love questions like “How should we live?” or “How do I determine right or wrong in a given situation?” The reason I love...

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