There is one event a year that I get head-over-heels excited about. While I love holidays and vacations – I am so much more excited about attending the G3 Convention than going anywhere else. This year, the focus of the convention is on Worship. Since Striving for Eternity will be represented at the convention, I […]

New Year’s Resolutions   A couple of days ago, we entered into a brand-new year. It’s the start of a new decade. For some, this is a hopeful season. These people are filled to the brim with News Years Resolutions, building new healthy habits, and excited to see what lays ahead. My Facebook feed was […]

“Peace on Earth and mercy mild God and sinners reconciled”     Peace on Earth   “Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.” Luke 2:14 ‘Peace on Earth’ is proclaimed throughout many homes amongst the  Christmas decor. But many homes the stress of this […]

  The months of November through January are a hectic blur. All the extra commitments on the calendar: parties, church socials, choir specials. Toys, lights, decorating a tree. Family gatherings – which frequently involves a bit of traveling. Even just shopping for weekly groceries seems so much more chaotic as many drivers on the road […]

On Being a Pastor     Beth Moore is a female pastor. She does more than just teach Bible studies to women, she teaches from the pulpit to entire church congregations. Further, she frequently preaches in guest roles in churches across the country. Is this something that is in line with what the Bible teaches? […]

Doctrine Divides – and Rightly So   There are some hills worth dying on. Others, not so much. There are some issues in Scripture, primary issues, on which we that we cannot be wrong. Other issues, tertiary issues are things that we can lovingly disagree on and still have fellowship with one another. When you […]

Truth Matters Conference     The Truth Matters Conference was held from October 16-18th 2019 and was a celebration to honor John MacArthur’s 50th year of pulpit ministry. John MacArthur has been known to speak very candidly regarding theological distinctives and polemically against individuals who are regarded as unscriptural and even heretical. His matter-of-fact, level-headedness […]

Churches have too long forsaken their role in counseling. “Let’s leave these complex issues up to the medical professionals” has been said by far too many pastors. “Let’s instruct counselees on how the Bible applies to their situation and walk with them in their journey, whether or not it may include medical assistance in addition […]

The Universal Church   When asked this question, most people would jump right in and say the name of their local church. Some will envision the “little white church on a hill” where they first came to know the Lord. Others will think of their particular denomination. Then other people will think of all believers […]