Sandcastle Virtues
Sermon; Given 10/31/2020
Modern Israel still worships Astarte, now known as "mother earth," and crusades on behalf of fornication and all forms of sexual perversion.
How to Give a Sermonette
Commentary; Given 10/17/2020
While glossophobia (dread of public speaking) discourages many from speaking, committed individuals can overcome it by following clear guidelines.
Are You Envious or Content?
Feast of Tabernacles Sermon; Given 10/6/2020
Envy is a work of the flesh, involving coveting. A significant example of envy is found in the relationship of the two wives of Elkanah, Hannah and Peninnah.
Don't Stop, Keep Moving
Sermon; Given 7/18/2020
The priest Eli is a tragic example of someone who began his tenure with energy, but coasted into complacency, eventually winking at flagrant sin in his sons.
Happy Father's Day
Commentary; Given 6/20/2020
Even a poor father is better than no father. In a single parent household, children are 4 times as likely to be poor, have bad grades and a confused sexual identity.
Beware the Leaven
Sermonette; Given 5/30/2020
The Jews establishes a fixed date for Shavuot in contradiction to the instruction for counting to Pentecost. This is part of the leavening of the Pharisees.
Bitterness Can Kill
Sermon; Given 4/4/2020
Ahithophel serves as a poignant example that we must not permit bitterness to undermine our faith that the sovereign God is able to bring justice.
Let's Not Make a Federal Case Out of It
Commentary; Given 2/1/2020
Even though they were originally very limited, over time, Federal rules have intertwined with local laws, snuffing out the jurisdiction of local governments.
Don't Be a Politician
Sermon; Given 12/21/2019
Jesus proved that one cannot become a leader through political intrigue, but by assuming the position of a humble servant. God sets Himself against the proud.
Personal Finance
Commentary; Given 10/26/2019
Although some installment buying (such as a mortgage) may be inevitable, most installment buying is counter-productive, putting us further into debt.
The Pattern of Creation
Feast of Tabernacles Sermon; Given 10/15/2019
Mike Ford, drawing an analogy from a family heirloom quilt pattern, affirms that God Almighty has detailed blueprints for all His marvelous works. False scientists …
The Widow and the Fatherless
Sermon; Given 8/3/2019
Pure religion, according to James, takes care of vulnerable people — the widows, fatherless, and strangers. This echoes the words of the prophets.
Fear and Faith or Between a Rock
Sermonette; Given 6/8/2019
God's people are pressured by this evil age. We must remember that God will fight for us; we need to wait silently and patiently for His promised intervention.
Hypocrisy
Commentary; Given 4/27/2019
Mike Ford, citing a recent incident in North Carolina in which a man was charged with three counts of cruelty to animals for abandoning his pet fish, suggests that our …
Manoah, Father of Samson
Sermonette; Given 3/9/2019
Mike Ford, acknowledging the attacks on 'toxic' masculinity by militant feminists, who characterize men as competitive, lazy, jealous, and dim-witted, takes issue with …
Was Jesus a Vegetarian?
Sermonette; Given 1/12/2019
Mike Ford posits that we today live metaphorically in an Alice in Wonderland, down-the-rabbit-hole world, where up is down, down is up, good is bad, and bad is good. …
The Politicization of Motherhood (Part Two)
'WorldWatch' Article; Posted 11/12/2018
The feminist movement has taken a heavy toll on the importance of motherhood to our society. For instance, feminists encourage mother to return to work as soon after …
The Peter Principle
Sermon; Given 11/3/2018
As one uses the power provided by God's Holy Spirit, even one who has previously failed miserably can rise to astounding levels of spiritual competence.
Numbers Don't Lie
Feast of Tabernacles Sermon; Given 9/30/2018
There are responsible and irresponsible uses of numbers. Only God's numerical patterns are reliable, while all humanly-devised uses of numbers are bogus.
Knowledge and Wisdom
Sermonette; Given 9/8/2018
Mike Ford, distinguishing the terms "knowledge" (raw, accumulated facts) and "wisdom" (knowing and doing what is right), acknowledges that wisdom …