Tag Archive | Salvation

Beverly Hills Supper Club Fire

Beverly Hills Supper Club Fire

I was just 14 at the time, but remember there was more to the fire than the news was reporting. I could sense my mother was more troubled than news of a random fire just south of our home in Cincinnati would produce, but my questions didn’t get many immediate answers. Later, the news would […]

From Blindness to Sight

From Blindness to Sight

Depending on your faith tradition, you may be in the midst of what the Christian Church calls “Lent.” Generally lasting forty days as a reminder of Jesus’ time of temptation in the wilderness, Lent is a period when Christians engage in self-denial to be more focused on prayer and recognition of one’s own need of […]

A Fresh Look at the Christianity of Johnny Cash

A Fresh Look at the Christianity of Johnny Cash

I think that I have always liked Johnny Cash’s music, maybe more since the time I was less than a stone’s throw away from him at a Christian Booksellers Association (CBA) convention which he was at because he was the official spokesperson for the Franklin Electronic Bible, or maybe it was the release of the videos […]

Is There a Future for “Holiness”?

Is There a Future for “Holiness”?

I remember the days when we heard alot about the “holiness movement.”  I’m not too young to remember when holiness was the major theme that was both promoted by the denomination of which I am a part as well as regularly preached from the pulpit.  I remember when “Holiness unto the Lord” was more than […]

From Dissatisfaction to Revival

From Dissatisfaction to Revival

Scholars have identified three or four Great Awakenings in the history of the United States.  These revivals of true religion always brought with them a positive and dramatic change to the communities which were involved, and to a great extent the country as a whole, as people who were lost and living in sin were […]