Living by Grace

Our dispensation in God’s eternal plan is commonly known as “the age of grace,” although it seems few understand the ramifications of this wonderful gift from God. Most use it as a way of explaining how they are “saved by grace” but give little thought to why it’s referred to as “Amazing.” Even from the…

As Blind as a Bat: Temporary and Permanent Spiritual Blindness

Contrary to myth, bats aren’t blind. In fact, research shows that depending on the circumstances, bats sometimes prefer using eyesight to sound when hunting. And many fruit bats, which drink nectar rather than hunt insects, don’t echolocate (use sound) at all. These species have particularly sharp vision, and some can even see ultraviolet light. “As…

Mr. Trump & His Tongue

  It seems Donald Trump’s popularity fluctuates in the polls according to the last thing he said. He, like most of us, can suffer from that affliction called “diarrhea of the mouth.” Of course if you’re a Trump hater, you feel he can never say anything right. On the other hand, those of us who…

The Antichrist Spirit: the Source of Rebellion and Division

While most evangelical Christians are expecting the antichrist in human form to appear on the scene at any given moment in the latter of the latter days, many of these same people overlook an essential piece to this puzzle that has from the beginning wreaked havoc on families, churches and relationships: the antichrist spirit. What…

A Deeper Walk August 24!

PEERSONAL INVITATION: If you are near the Birmingham, Alabama, area and need transformation to help you face the daunting issues of our age, this is the class for you! God bless you! Joe Beckham What? 12-Week Inner Healing & Transformation Class – taught by Joe Beckham. Twelve weeks that will lead you to a deeper…

Overcoming Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is one of those diseases that defies reason. Otherwise healthy people suffer this debilitating condition, some over many years. While some people maintain, “It’s all in their heads,” others look for physiological reasons. The truth is it’s both. This blog won’t address the physiological side – there’s plenty of that available.…

The Real You

I remember a funny story from back in the 60s that went something like this. A young man set out to “find himself,” but everywhere he stopped – to buy gas, food or other necessities – he found a sign on the door that read: “Establishment Closed: Gone to find myself.” I think the Beatles…