A Word About Value

The Bible teaches that when God created man, He created him in the image and likeness of God: “So God created mankind in his own image; in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them” (Genesis 1:26–27). The foundational principle of this truth is...

This is My Father’s World

Excerpt from the blog of Pastor Mark Shaw, Calvary Baptist Church, Greenville, Michigan.  The grandchildren like to play Chutes and Ladders, Trouble, Don’t Break the Ice and other games that I haven’t played in a long time. One...

An Island Nation Devastated

Three weeks ago, Hurricane Matthew killed more than 500 people in Haiti. This death toll is the official count, but in a nation where many make their living fishing from the belly of a dugout canoe, many more are certain to have perished than will ever be known....

Is God Disappointed?

Excerpt from the blog of Pastor Mark Shaw, Calvary Baptist Church, Greenville, Michigan.  I have mentioned Philip Yancey’s book, Disappointment with God a number of times. I have read it or portions of it on several occasions over the...

“You shall not murder”

These are four crystal clear words, spoken directly by God to Moses (in Exodus 20:13), and they don’t leave much wiggle room for interpretation. After all, this imperative is one of ten commandments.It’s not one of ten suggestions or proposals…or...
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