Dealing with the killing in Jericho (and other Bible passages on warfare)

Richard Dawkins once wrote “The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous, petty, unjust, unforgiving control-freak; a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser; a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, infanticidal, genocidal, filicidal, pestilential, megalomaniacal, capriciously malevolent bully. (The God Delusion) Granted, … Read more

Did God Create Evil?

Problem with evil

I want to share with you some big ideas on evil. Where does evil come from? Why does evil exist? Did God create it? If God created evil, is He good? To cut right to it, God did not create evil. Evil is the consequence … Read more

The Importance of Memorizing Scripture

Whether you know it or not, you are constantly memorizing things. You must remember the laws of the road to drive a car. You remember the words to every song that comes on the radio. All the players of your favorite sports team and their … Read more

Entering God’s Rest

entering God's rest

Our lives can be downright crazy at times, wouldn’t you agree? Maybe it’s work, home, marriage, kids, money, extended family, or even church! We can’t always pin it down to only one or two things, because life can just be crazy busy and often very … Read more

Your Neighbor Matters

Today we live in a culture that views relationships through the lens of social media, texting and awkward grocery store interactions. As believers, they should be more than this. Looking at the life of Jesus as an example, two words come to mind that can … Read more

Final Words From a Dear Friend (Mike Roe)

On January 17th 2019, Dr. Michael Roe suddenly passed away and went to be with the Lord. Michael was a member of Alpine Bible Church in Lehi, UT. A little over a year ago Michael had temporarily moved to serve as an Optometrist among the … Read more

Two Easy Steps For Every Jesus Follower

Jesus uses his followers when they are willing to take two steps. These aren’t magic steps. They are powerful & simple, practical & impactful. These two steps make a difference. The First step is to SPEND TIME WITH JESUS. I know this is a bit … Read more

Why and How to lead family devotions

Being a godly parent means taking responsibility for the spiritual growth of my child. While it is great to lean on the help of a local church, the Bible makes it clear that mom and dad are called to be the primary spiritual provides for … Read more