How do people become Christians? Is it a decision for Christ? A belief in Jesus? Repentance of sin? Heaven forbid! It is not. It is 100% the work of God through Christ.Continue reading What Makes a Christian?
Christian evangelicals helped vote Ronald Reagan, both Bushes and Donald Trump into office. Conservatives began voicing their concerns, about America’s morality, following the establishment of the Moral Majority in 1979. Their goal was to call America back to its moral roots. By 1989 the movement disbanded having accomplished its goals.¹
Christian over-involvement in politics has troubled me for forty years. I am concerned for the following reasons.Continue reading Christians Are too Political
When are you going to make Jesus’ last command your first priority? This question came from a former pastor.¹ After 30 years I still find it challenging. The following is the last command Jesus gave to the disciples:Continue reading Who is on the Lord’s Side?
False preachers are out to get your money. It has made them filthy rich. They teach what is called the Prosperity Gospel. It misrepresents God’s Holy Scriptures. These preachers are wolves Continue reading $ Prosperity $ Gospel $
A few weeks ago in Michigan the mask mandate was tightened. The next day a big box grocery store had a bouncer (big man with arms crossed, feet spread and face angry) at the entrance. Continue reading Wearing Masks in America | Update
The WordPress Block Editor has arrived. I found this out last week when another blogger wrote about it. I related to her frustrations. Totally. A few posts back I tried the New Editor Continue reading The New Editor
WHEN MORNING GILDS THE SKY
My heart awaking cries:
May Jesus Christ be praised!
Continue reading May Jesus Christ be Praised!
Several years ago while studying the gospel of John, I came to an understanding of today’s healing and miracle-workers. I never wondered again about contemporary healing and miracles. It was Continue reading Miracle-Workers and Healing
It was the hardest life challenge I ever faced. I cried for weeks and got terribly depressed. I did everything I knew to do but nothing got better. That’s when I (finally) looked Continue reading What am I Going to do?
Since the death of George Floyd there has been a media frenzy over Gone with the Wind. HBO has temporarily removed the movie from its streaming because of its stereotype racism. Others have written Continue reading Gone with the Wind | Book Review
All creatures of our God and King,
Lift up your voice and with us sing
Alleluia, Alleluia! Continue reading O Praise Him!
Dear Friend — I love to hear the word “Yes!” When asking God for something everyone loves to hear “Yes.” Sometimes though, God’s answer is “Wait” or “No.” But all three answers are good, simply Continue reading Answers to Prayer
Hi Friend — This has been quite a year. First, one child had serious health problems. Second, the other had serious personal issues. Then covid-19 hit. During covid-19 came the flood. And it is only May! Continue reading First the Virus then the Flood
Hi Friend — Well, she’s done it again. Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has extended Michigan’s stay-at-home order another two weeks. Michiganders must now stay home until May 28. We will actually be at ho Continue reading Our Dear Loco Governor
Dear Friend – Do rainy days and Mondays get you down?¹ How does “being down” fit with being a Christian? This blog is named BeYeGlad! Rest assured I’m not Pollyannaish. Being a Christian isn’t all swe Continue reading Rainy Days & Mondays
Dear Friend — Life can become unbearably difficult at times. When it does then what? I can look to myself. I can look for escape. I can look to others. I can look to politicians. Really, this list is en Continue reading Blog Transformation Underway
Spring is the season of hope. Amidst the disheartening coronavirus news there is good news. The following are some inspiring stories that will help encouraging you in otherwise discouraging times. Continue reading Good News | Covid-19
Last week, just before 5pm, we received an emergency announcement from the Governor of Michigan. It came as three loud beeps on our cell phones. Scared us to death Continue reading Assault Rifles at Political Rallies
Why does a loving God allow suffering? Inadvertently, a past post answered this question, at least in part. To begin with it must be understood that people, not God, are the source of suffering. God created a perfect world. The first man and woman though warned, disobeyed God.1 The result of this choice brought suffering, misery and pain to their world and ours.Continue reading Why a Loving God Allows Suffering
At this moment in time we are living history. I am writing down random thoughts about COVID-19 virus to remember what life was like. Someday this crisis will be but a memory. We will say Continue reading Keeping Sane