Acting on God’s Commands

God’s revelation to us in His Word is powerful! It permeates the inner being of the believer, yet many times, we don’t live as if we believe that all of His Word applies to our lives.

A New Beginning

I am one of the people who makes goals every year. My problem is that I have too many goals. With so many, I’m fortunate that I complete some goals, but many stay on the list year after year. For instance, I’ve been rebuilding a car I drove in high school. For 36 years, it has been on my list of goals, but I have never completed this task.

Growing in Christ

How many of us have gotten to the end of the day, and during our bedtime prayers, we thank God for his protection and guidance, yet we never spoke to Him or searched His Word for discernment as we navigated through the day?

Truth Belongs to the Master

Scott Stephens by Scott Stephens Scott Stephens is the counseling pastor at West End Baptist Church’s West End Counseling Center, a board member of Redeemer Biblical Counseling Training Institute, and a PhD student in the Biblical Counseling Program at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. To find out more about our counseling center (WECC), please call the church […]

Wisdom & Happiness

It seems that everyone is seeking happiness. We think that a new job, a new home, living in a new city… all these things and more will bring happiness. This kind of happiness is fleeting; it won’t last. Situations change, possessions wear out. People we once desired to be around now get on our nerves. Scripture tells us that the eternal happiness that every person seeks only comes from the wisdom that God provides.