Thanksgiving

By Weylan Deaver Celebrations of Thanksgiving in America trace back to an October 1621 banquet of the Pilgrims in Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts, along with about ninety Wampanoag Indians. After God had so richly blessed the colonists’ efforts, Governor William Bradford declared a day of public thanksgiving that stretched out over three days. Governor Bradford proclaimed… Read More Thanksgiving

Christians and Christmas

By Weylan Deaver I’ve never roasted chestnuts on an open fire, but have enjoyed tree decorating, gift wrapping, sneaky shopping, holiday tunes in the background, families converging, lights twinkling, carolers caroling, and stocking stuffing. But, with all that activity also come the nativity scenes, religious hymns with added musical instrumentation, and pressure from the denominations… Read More Christians and Christmas

Announcing a new blog from TBC

Our good friends at Tennessee Bible College have a new blog, and we believe you would do both them and yourself a favor to check it out. While there, please enter your email address to subscribe (free) so you’ll be able to keep up to date when new content is added. Find it at ringoutthemessage.com

Master of Illusion

By Weylan Deaver Satan is master of illusion. Though pure evil, he can give the appearance of an angel of light (2 Cor. 11:14). The devil can make the righteous feel outnumbered, outgunned, and overpowered, when such is not the case at all. He can talk Christians into surrendering on his terms by getting them… Read More Master of Illusion