An Ode to English

by Pastor Morgan Lester

My children often use our daily drive to school as a time to ask me the most bizarre questions they can come up with. “Dad, do cheetahs ever eat monkeys?” or “Why does the moon only look like a ball some of the time?”. Recently, during one of those same drives, my daughter asked me […]

An “Out of Touch” Christian

by Pastor Morgan Lester

The Biblical view of history is that things are getting worse and worse with every passing day. Whether it is government, entertainment, education, or even church— according to the Lord, every facet of our existence is heading in the wrong direction. Many years ago, the Apostle Paul wrote that “in the last days perilous times […]

How to Get the Most Out of Church on Sunday

by Pastor Morgan Lester

1.  Spend time with the Lord every day of the week through prayer & Bible study 2.  Seek to obey God’s word each day 3.  Attend your church’s midweek service and any other ministries 4.  Listen to Biblical, Christ-honoring preaching & singing throughout the week 5.  Prepare your clothes and other necessities on Saturday night, […]

“Sticks and Stones May Break my Bones”

by Pastor Morgan Lester

Years ago I approached a certain young man and offered him a gospel tract. As is generally the case, he seemed a bit confused and he began to refuse my offer. But, then he said something that I had not really heard before in that situation. He said, “You don’t want to talk with me […]

Tuning Out the Truth

by Pastor Morgan Lester

Let me begin by saying that I am the world’s worst mechanic. I know how to change a tire and change the oil and other simple “fixes”, but when it comes to anything even slightly mechanical, I don’t have a clue what I’m doing! I was recently driving around Knoxville when my Hyundai Santa Fe […]