Displaying posts tagged with

“pride”

From the Mail Bag

Today, I received the following email. I offer the original content and my response (minus the person’s name). What do you think? Would you have handled it differently? Howdy, I got your email about evangelizing at the Arnold Classic. I’m just curious. Do you distinguish between Calvinistic doctrine and Arminian doctrine, or do you just […]

What Does it Mean to Pray in His Name?

3rd part of the series on prayer: Last week we discussed that we do not have to attach “In Jesus’ name” at the end of every prayer. But what does it mean to pray in the name of Jesus? We will look at the first prayer in the Bible and see what we can learn […]

Sylvia Browne, Witchcraft, Prayer & Duck Dynasty

I recommend you check out my teaching on witchcraft at sermon audio. This teaching is from 2011, but the timeless truths are applicable today. Additionally, I plan to begin contributing to the Cross Encounters blog. I hope you will check out the store and consider downloading a Classic Sermon. But I hope you’ll read my […]

How Does “Presup” Affect the Duck Dynasty/Gay Debate?

I admit it. I’ve been sucked in. This online debate got me interested and I was looking at arguments and joining various threads – all with predictable results. 🙁 But there is one point I’d like to make. There is a very good logical point I see being made on various websites. It goes like […]

He’s Still Redeeming the Lost

In July 2012, I went to lunch with a co-worker named Matt Smith. Since there are 3 Matt Smiths where I work, he is commonly referred to as MS2. The conversation was intentionally spiritual. It got very uncomfortable at times as he explained to me a complete mental understanding of the gospel, even rather deep […]

Hot Dogs, Preaching & Football – A Winning Combo!

One of the greatest benefits of being a part of different outreaches and evangelistic communities is the opportunity to meet really great brothers and sisters. So when I saw the Buffalo Bills were traveling to Cleveland for a TNF (Thursday Night Football) game on the NFL Network, I immediately thought of my brother Jon Speed, […]

From the Hospital to the Battlefield.

“Quick, grab all the patients from the hospital and get them out of here. We have a war to fight!” How would you react to a statement such as this if you were an attending nurse or doctor? Or what would you think if you were a member of the staff who knew the sickness […]