I Am Not Ashamed

I Am Not Ashamed

So, as much as in me is, I am ready to preach the gospel to you that are at Rome also. For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. (Romans 1:15–16) It is...
A Predisposition to Preach the Gospel

A Predisposition to Preach the Gospel

Writing to Christians in Rome, Paul expressed his great desire and readiness to preach the gospel when he said, “So, as much as in me is, I am ready to preach the gospel to you that are at Rome also” (Romans 1:15). As Paul penned these words, he had never been to...
Not Ashamed of Biblical Preaching

Not Ashamed of Biblical Preaching

It was on his second missionary journey around AD 50 when the Apostle Paul visited Corinth, a city steeped in sin and in desperate need of the Savior. Paul preached Christ, reasoning in the synagogue week after week and then preaching to the Gentiles. Many of the...
Declare the Gospel

Declare the Gospel

If the past year and a half has been anything, it has been a season of declarations. Between public health mandates, the election, and wide-scale demonstrations, one declaration after another has dominated our social media streams, news reports, and even our daily...
Pandemics, Racism, and a Biblical Perspective

Pandemics, Racism, and a Biblical Perspective

After serving as a pastor of the same church in Los Angeles County for thirty-four years, I can say that I have never seen such a combination of trying circumstances in ministry as we now see. Rarely has our nation needed the message of Christ as it does now, yet...