Yesterday I stumbled on a treasure. I found Don Denyes new book on the life of Howard Sugden at the Baker Bookstore in Grand Rapids. Sugden was a Michigan pastor and a popular, spirited conferance speaker. I heard him speak myself once in his later years. He preached with obvious skill and passion. The author […]
I have a friend. He is a thoughtful man who has considered spiritual things. His background is with a church that teaches salvation comes from faith and works together. He says he can’t imagine that salvation is free, that there is not something that we have to do to earn it. The Bible, specifically in […]
Camp Barakel now has a web site! This is a big day! Check it out.
Some of my very best ideas come to me while I am preaching. I first noticed this twenty-nine years ago in the pulpit of Pleasant Ridge Bible Church near Ft. Recovery, Ohio. The other night I was preaching in a little town in Illinois and a great idea popped into my head. I asked those […]