We read so frequently of Christian leaders who have become involved in immorality. With this in mind, many years ago my wife, Nancy, and I agreed on some precautions that we would take to keep our marriage strong and avoid sexual compromise.
Dr. Anne Sandoval (1924-2018) taught Christian Education at Western Seminary for twenty-five years.
Joseph of Arimathea is a relatively minor figure in the New Testament. We don’t think much about him except around Easter when believers remember the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus. Yet much can be learned from his example.
I am always pleased to find a new publication by my colleague and good friend, John (“Jack”) Beck, who serves on the adjunct faculty of the Jerusalem University College. John has traveled extensively in the land of Israel and has a passion to make the message of the Bible more understandable to Christians by explaining how the geography, culture and climate of the biblical world impacts the biblical message.
The Uzziah Syndrome was written in response to a contemporary leadership crisis. According to the author’s research, within thirty years of beginning their ministries, 80 percent of pastors and other Christian leaders will no longer be involved in active ministry.