What is Your Chief Virtue? By: Dr. Daniel Dickard
January 16th, 2019
Psalm 1:1-6What is the most important virtue in your life?What motivates you to action?Is there anything in your life, that if taken-away, would move you to despair?I’ve noticed that the chief virtue of our age is happiness. Now please hear me. Happiness is not a bad thing. I desire happiness. You do as well.  Happiness offers a sense of gratification. However, there is danger in extolling happine...
Is Knowledge Power? By: Dr. Daniel Dickard
January 14th, 2019
“Is Knowledge Power?”It has been said that “knowledge is power.” While true, the statement is incomplete. Knowledge can spur personal advancement. It can even springboard you to certain successes here on earth. But human knowledge has its limitations. Charles Spurgeon once said, “One mark of man’s true wisdom is his knowledge of ignorance.” In other words, the skylines of our knowledge are often t...
Fueling Intimacy in Evangelism By: Dr. Daniel Dickard
January 12th, 2019
The crisis of gospel witnessing confronts many churches today. It confronts many believers as well.  Baptisms are in decline. Church membership is on a downward trajectory. Church attendance continues to retract. Gospel conversations have decreased while lostness around us has increased. And this leads us to an all-important question: why?Some may posit that our message is flawed. However, the tru...
Seeing Jesus Through the Lens of Prayer By: Dr. Daniel Dickard
January 9th, 2019
When was the last time you asked God for something that was beyond your ability? When was the last time you approached God for something you couldn't figure out or take credit for? When was the last time you addressed God in a posture of desperation? And here is the key question: Did you give up? Prayer, for many, is a last resort rather than a first option. We give little thought to prayer. And, ...