For Lent, Give Up Lent

A friend of mine was recently asked by a local youth pastor, “What’d you give up for Lent?” My friend quipped, “Lent.” I can’t help but notice a growth in evangelicals who want to celebrate Lent by “giving something up.” I’ve heard of Christians giving up sugar, soda, Angry Birds, and Netflix (ok, I made

Ways to Win against Worry and Anxiety

Dear Roger, I worry a lot. My friends and family call me a “worry wart.” I have to agree with them. My worrying makes me miserable. Yesterday, our pastor preached about the time that the disciples almost drowned in a terrific storm on the Sea of Galilee. Jesus asked them, “Where’s your faith?” I work

Can Sin Separate You from the Love of Christ

Dear Roger, Romans 8:35-39 states several things that cannot separate the love of Christ. Sin is not mentioned. Can sin separate a person from the love of Christ? Can you comment on this? Thanks, Eric Dear Eric, Formidable is Paul’s list of things that could potentially separate us from the love of Christ: “trouble; hardship; persecution; famine;

Can a Mason be a Christian

Dear Roger, My Bible study had a long discussion on Masons. None of us knew much about Masons except for one person. He told us that they were a secret society that taught that there were others ways to heaven besides believing in Jesus. He thought that Masons accepted all gods of all religions and that Masons