What Happened Before Time Began?

What Happened Before Time Began?

Do you ever wonder what happened before time began? What went on before God created the universe as we know it? The Bible narrative begins with, “In the beginning,” so it stands to reason something happened before that starting point. Aside from the ever-crumbling...
Hearing the Authentic Lion ‘s Roar

Hearing the Authentic Lion ‘s Roar

Behold, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has prevailed. (Revelation 5:5) If you’ve ever seen a lion up close, you understand they are fiercesome yet majestic creatures. When you hear them roar, you know the sound signals their identities, their...
The Need for a Perfect Cornerstone

The Need for a Perfect Cornerstone

Therefore thus says the Lord God: “Behold, I lay in Zion a stone for a foundation, a tried stone, a precious cornerstone, a sure foundation.” (Isaiah 28:16) The cornerstone must fit—squared, level, and aligned—perfectly. During a recent home improvement, I...
Rainbow over Rotorua – A Tribute to Billy Graham

Rainbow over Rotorua – A Tribute to Billy Graham

And life went on… The day I heard of Billy Graham’s passing, I was vacationing in Rotorua, New Zealand—half a world away from Charlotte, North Carolina. While to me it seemed the world’s spiritual temperature dropped considerably, people in my vicinity scurried...