An Incredible Brightness

I found this in an old transcript. It took my breath away… “Nothing can extinguish it. To the end of time it shall be there and shall always manifest itself, and men must never lose heart because of that. All [mankind’s ideas and struggles to create his own utopia] are absolutely worthless—the society in which […]

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Get in the Boat

Jesus was a practical preacher. One day, when the crowds had swelled beyond their ability to hear Him, He climbed into a fishing boat and told the captain, Simon Peter, to put out a little way from shore. As He sat in the boat, He preached and the people listened. When He finished, He turned […]

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Why the Church is Weak

I read this to my church, following a week of political irrationality… “America has the most wise and just and most biblical and moral and constitutional foundation in the world—just like ancient Israel. America is one of the most religious countries in the world—just like ancient Israel. The church is big and rich and free […]

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God and Evil and Sandy Hook…

The the slaughter of innocent children and teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School have fueled much heated discussion, especially about Evil. Where was God? Is He Himself evil? Could He not have done something to stop the killer or protect the children? So I will throw my hat in the ring with an excerpt from […]

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One Pagan’s View

If you go to church, remember that you are the church. Here is an eyewitness account by a pagan of what the church was like just after it was born. It didn’t look anything like a modern institution, but it did look like Jesus… “They abstain from all impurity in the hope of the recompense […]

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The Best Day of Forever

My new book, “The Best Day of Forever” finally arrived, and the feedback has been exciting. Let me know if you want a copy, or click on the cover image to get one through PayPal. Blessings…! “Jay McCarl takes you on a journey through Scripture and Biblical culture in a way that captivates and keeps […]

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