Christmas pressures have a way of bringing out the real you. Have you noticed? I’m at the mall Christmas shopping. I’m waiting at the curb. A car pulls up. A dear, sweet, old, grandmother-type opens the door and gets out. Her husband is dropping her off so she won’t have to walk far. What happens […]
What Should I Do With the Rest of My Life?
Last week I conducted a funeral for a young lady who was only 28 years old. Her name was April. When she died unexpectedly at home she was five months pregnant. She was buried in a cemetery within a short walk of our neighborhood. The morning of the graveside service was sunny. I conducted the […]
What Would Happen?
Yesterday was “Thanksgiving Sunday” at church. It was a wonderful day. The music was beautiful and Heidi and wee Keira Lee (our granddaughter) were with us. It was easy to be thankful. I am filled with thanksgiving, but I am also deeply burdened about our nation and the state of the church in America. I’ve […]
America Needs Revival
Lately my heart has been heavy over how America is turning away from the God who made her great. She has set aside the Book of God. She has disregarded the law of God. She is unconcerned about the favor of God. She has squandered the blessing of God. She has lost her fear of […]
Ruth Graham’s Gravestone
I was speaking at camp a couple summers ago and I told a story about Ruth Graham, the wife of world-famous evangelist, Billy Graham. For effect I withheld the name Billy Graham until the last line. The students really didn’t seem all that impressed with my story. In the lunch line a bit later I […]
Press the Issue
Date: November 4, 2012 AM Title: Press the Issue Speaker: Ken Pierpont Series: Matthew’s Gospel Text: Matthew 21:28-32