My Friend Roland

My long-time friend and fellow laborer for Christ and His kingdom, Roland Niednagel, passed away yesterday morning (Christmas morn). I visited Roland a few days ago and went to see him again yesterday (Christmas)—only to find out that he checked out of his temporary and restricting accommodations on earth, and moved into the presence of … More My Friend Roland

I’ve been shafted!

WHAT MAKES THE BIBLICAL MESSAGE SO VIRAL? Two Sundays ago, I spoke at Living Word Community Church in Newbury Park, California and asked the question: “What made the Gospel message so viral in the first three centuries…and throughout history?” Rodney Stark in his book “The Rise of Christianity” speaks of how the early church spread … More I’ve been shafted!