Betty Lou Lee, 75, of Angier, North Carolina, passed away on Tuesday at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington. I officiated her funeral on Thursday at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Bryan-Lee Funeral Home in Angier. My message was titled, “What happens when you die.”
Read Post / April 20, 2018
After sin, God tells the serpent, “I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring; he shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise his heel.” What does this prophecy in Genesis 3:15 mean?
Read Post / March 5, 2018
In only fifteen Greek words, Paul defines the gospel this way: “For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God” (2Co 5:21). This single verse is a perfect summary of the most vital doctrines of Christianity.
Read Post / February 7, 2018
In the first century, Greeks struggled to believe in the resurrection of the dead. How can our bodies, which are corrupt and mortal, ever be glorified and immortal? According to 1 Corinthians 15, everything the Christian believes hangs on the truth of the resurrection.
Read Post / February 1, 2018
What prompted the Lord’s disciples to rebuke parents for bringing their young children to Christ? Whatever it was, Jesus was quick to scold his followers. Jesus loves the little children and says, “Let the children come to me.”
Read Post / January 30, 2018
“What’s the meaning of life?” we ask. According to the wisdom of Ecclesiastes, we are more likely to find the answer at a funeral than a birthday party or wedding.
Read Post / January 30, 2018
The story of Joshua’s leadership is an excellent study for all men because it reveals what the Bible says about strength. Neither Joshua nor Israel had strength in and of themselves.
Read Post / January 18, 2018
“The Magnificat” is the joyful, surprisingly eloquent response of Mary at the thought of giving birth to the Lamb of God, calling us to worship our Savior.
Read Post / December 17, 2017
It is imperative that we ask, “What does justification by faith mean?” since it draws the hard line between Christianity and every other religion.
Read Post / December 7, 2017
What is Ecclesiastes about? What is the main message of the book? We find that it addresses some of life’s most profound questions.
Read Post / December 1, 2017
We live in a unique place and culture where it seems that everyone knows the words of John 3:16, but I wonder how many people know what they mean.
Read Post / November 21, 2017
Scribal errors and imperfect translations cannot prevent God from transforming lives with the Bible even 2,000 years after the words were first written.
Read Post / November 20, 2017
Perhaps no part of the Bible more powerfully expresses the confidence of someone who finds himself in the depths of despair than Psalm 23.
Read Post / November 17, 2017
Marriage is an often misunderstood dynamic between a man and a woman. Both are called to serve the other but in slightly different ways.
Read Post / November 14, 2017