4 Items Every Man Should Own

In a consumeristic culture, an article about items every man should own may seem counterproductive. Still, my goal is to counter the consumeristic mindset with the things I will list below. I want to move past the mentality that everything is disposable or digitally fleeting and recommend you buy four items that will be durable. … Continue reading 4 Items Every Man Should Own

Top 10 Fight of Faith Articles of 2021

Here at the Fight of Faith, 2021 was a good year, and I have you to thank. More and more people are stopping by and it is greatly appreciated. Below you will find the top 10 articles of 2021, but before I list them, I need to say thank you to a few people and … Continue reading Top 10 Fight of Faith Articles of 2021

How to Redeem the Time

How do we redeem the time? The key to understanding how to do that is by understanding what it means when Paul says, "the days are evil." This sermon I preached at Bethel Grace Baptist Church in Bellflower, CA, takes a convicting and encouraging look at Eph 5:11-21. As you will see below, it is … Continue reading How to Redeem the Time

What Does Communion with God Look Like?

In the Christian's devotional life, prayer has an essential place. The godly men of the Bible were all men of prayer. Jesus, who showed us in Himself the ideal Christian life, had regular habits of prayer. He who would live the Christian life well, must regularly commune with God! It is important, however, that we … Continue reading What Does Communion with God Look Like?

The Four Separations of Sin

Right now, you and I are experiencing the effects of sin, even if we are not conscious of it. When Adam fell and sin entered this world, it wreaked all kinds of havoc. One of sin’s most detrimental effects is that it causes separation, specifically, four types of separation. Francis Schaeffer once laid these out in his book, Genesis … Continue reading The Four Separations of Sin

CCM Backbeat: Top 10 Christmas Albums

It has been a while since I have posted a CCM Backbeat. As some of you know, I was raised listening to Christian music in the 80s and 90s. It was the soundtrack for my growth in the faith, and it still holds a special place in my life. With that in mind, I thought I would post the … Continue reading CCM Backbeat: Top 10 Christmas Albums

Self-Help Goes to Church

There is a commonplace religion that invites its followers to do the exact opposite of what Jesus taught. It is a religion of self-help, and it likes to go to church. We see it in many of the popular manifestations of cultural “Christianity.” It has a thin veneer of truth but lacks the substance. It gives lip service … Continue reading Self-Help Goes to Church

Great Churches are Willing to Go Out of Business

It seems the chief end of some local churches is to exist. Maintaining the building, meeting budgets, and preserving attendance by making sure the congregants have a pleasant experience so they will not leave is what drives the decisions of many church leaders. There is nothing wrong with working toward these goals. They are fine as long as those … Continue reading Great Churches are Willing to Go Out of Business

God Wants You, Not Your Work

G. Campbell Morgan tells of a friend of his who had a little daughter that he dearly loved. They were great friends, the father and daughter, and were always together. But there seemed to come an estrangement on the child's part. The father could not get her company as formerly. She seemed to shun him. … Continue reading God Wants You, Not Your Work

How Can Scripture Be Verbally Inspired?

Verbal inspiration is the doctrine that the Bible is precisely word-for-word what God wanted to say. It is not merely the thoughts and truths of scripture that are inspired but the very words themselves. Upon first hearing the term, many people confuse the word “verbal” with “audible.” The verbal inspiration of scripture is not the … Continue reading How Can Scripture Be Verbally Inspired?