Is God’s love Unconditional?

If you have ever experienced a fierce thunderstorm with a lot of lightning, you know its power. If you escaped a lightning strike, why did you survive its might? Well, the Bible says that God created everything including that storm. He allows but doesn’t cause the damage that tornadoes create. Why does he? He wants his wandering creation to return to him and has to get our attention. When God protects you from the violence and power of such a …

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Knowing God and the Book of Job

You’ve probably heard the saying “the patience of Job.” At the beginning of the book named after him in the Bible, Job is described as a man fully committed to God. However, after he loses his ten children, all his wealth, and his health, he isn’t very patient.                                        Job’s problem with his great suffering is that he and his three friends …

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What is True Faith?

Jason Q. Dillon and Bruce Leiter wrote this devotional Bible study to help you make sure that you have real and growing faith in the only true God. It’s for individuals and discussion groups to help their faith grow. Discussion questions are included for groups. The authors have included practical steps to help your faith grow. You will learn the proper object of your genuine trust and ways to grow in your faith. The authors have also included examples from …

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Find Inner Peace: A Pathway to Permanent Peace

Do you want to experience emotional peace that lasts? Are you willing to put in the effort to gain peace like running a marathon, not walking around a block? In this devotional Bible study, I share with you the insights that God has given me about the use of prayer to result in peaceful forgiveness for God and people. The method can be used for new issues that develop as well. Many people suffer from depression, which is often “anger …

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Overcome Secular Humanism

This devotional Bible study will do for you  exactly what the title suggests. God can use it to open your eyes to the presence and influence of the religion Secular Humanism in our lives. He can also help you stamp out that religion’s influence in your life and that of your loved ones. Answer these questions: How much do you hear about God in your daily life? How much do you want him to influence you? How can you experience …

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Find Out God’s Involvement in an Author’s Life

Do you want ways to overcome sinful actions, decisions, emotions, or thinking in your own life or for your loved ones? My dramatic life shows you ways to be God’s winner over such poor choices.  The title of What God Has Done is my update of Samuel Morris’ first words when his telegraph worked as it went over several miles for the first time, “What God hath wrought!” I call it my “God-biography” because it describes the abundance of events …

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Deal With Atheism: Divided Together 2094

How would Christians be able to survive and thrive in a majority atheist culture? In the second mystery novel of the Farhan Trilogy, Divided Together 2094, Farhan’s family moves back to the USA (Indianapolis). He teaches criminology at the local university and consults with the Indy police. How would you answer atheists’ objections to the Christian faith and overcome the temptations of an atheist culture? Find out how Farhan’s family does it. Go with Farhan and the atheist police as …

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What’s Wrong With Our Culture?

Enjoy real study of the Bible combined with occasional humor about the false gods that fill human culture. Also, find out practical steps in your journey with Jesus to overcome those idols in your life and that of your loved ones.  As with my other Bible studies, you will be immersed in the Scriptures as God’s Word for our lives. You will learn what those gods are and how to find Jesus’ victory over the modern idols that tempt us. …

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Enjoy Old Age: Be Bolder Growin’ Older

My devotional Bible study helps people prepare for the struggles of old age. It shows you how to experience Jesus’ victory over ten temptations that plague many people in the later stage of life. I know many of those struggles, since I am there now.  Older people can have victory over temptations. Be Bolder will be sent to you when it’s available. My book is a devotional because individuals can benefit from it. It is a Bible study with discussion …

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Overcome Doubts: Doubtbusters! God Is My Shrink!

When you read my book Doubtbusters! God is My Shrink! God will help you “bust” your doubts and overcome your anger and anxiety about life. I as myself, a retired pastor, befriend two thirty-something fictional skeptics, who also frequent a hot tub at the pool where I swim in a fictional Iowa town. Together we unlikely threesome go on a “journey’ together while experiencing sad and glad events. Joe Smith experiences doubt because of his upbringing, while Holly Holmes doubts …

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