I’m a sucker for a good deal. On September 2, 2016, I went online and ordered a leather bracelet with a metal tag engraved with the word “I,” a picture of a heart, and the word “Jesus.” Since I work with students, I thought this item would make a great gift for someone who has done an outstanding job in our ministry. Not only was it a good-looking bracelet, but the price was right; I could buy both the bracelet and tag for the low, low price of 50 cents. Continue reading
Being saved refers to a person placing their faith, their trust in Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior, and being made right with God. Jesus bled and died for our sins, and rose again, that we might have salvation by believing in Him. So, Jesus is the One who saves. He paid the price for our salvation. Continue reading
Every once in a while, if you look below this column, you will see the words of a writer named Caleb Moore. In case you’re wondering, yes, that is my son, who has become a tremendous father, a caring husband, a great preacher and a decent writer. To be honest, I am both proud of him and jealous of his writing ability, and I’m glad you read my articles before his came along.
God has led Caleb to minister in places I would never have thought of, and one of those is in tattoo shops. Oklahoma was the last state to legalize tattooing, so for many years, the tattoo industry was conducted underground. To keep away from the law, the tattoo artists assumed underground names, which they kept even when tattooing became legal. So Caleb hangs around people who have names like “Jake the Snake” or “Cannibal.” Continue reading