“Ephraim”

(The feature image on the front page is of Joseph blessing Manasseh and Ephraim. The map below is by Crossway Publishing from the ESV Bible.)   After years of reading questions you get a feel for what prompted the questions. I am fairly certain I know when a question is coming from someone who is reading their…

Men’s Day 2017

Our Annual Men’s Day is around the corner, June 10, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM at the Los Serranos Country Club, 15656 Yorba Ave., Chino Hills, CA Our speakers this year are Jason Haygood (Yorba Linda) and Vincent Hawkins (Figueroa). The last few years we have had over 200 in attendance. Breakfast included….

To the Teaching and to the Testimony!

I wrestled with the significance of life at an early age. I wanted to know what the purpose of life was. I had no definite perspective from which to assess things—which led to muddled thinking. I even attended a seance one evening in my teen years. It did not take long to learn that was…

“The Da Vinci Code”

In 2004 Dan Brown’s runaway best selling novel, The Da Vinci Code, had sold 8 million copies and had become and a major motion picture starring Tom Hanks. Since then, it has sold 80 million copies. This thriller hooks the reader from the very beginning. It is a book about secret societies, code words, and religion—in…

A Consuming Fire

The Lord cannot be approached any way you choose. He can only be approached on His terms. If Israel attempted to approach him on their own terms, there would be negative consequences. For example, the garment to be worn by Aaron, the high priest when he entered the Tabernacle, had a golden bell attached: “…and…