Personal Update From Bill Perkins

Personal Update From Bill Perkins

Cindy is Sick She suffers from a rare and incurable illness which if not treated quickly and aggressively could cause life-altering side-effects. Until last month Cindy had never been admitted to a hospital except to give birth to our three sons. That’s why when her shoulders and hips began to hurt we weren’t concerned. She […]

The Healing Power of Tears

The Healing Power of Tears

Many men feel uncomfortable crying. Some men can’t cry. They think tears are a sign of emotional weakness. Yet in John 11:35 we read that at the tomb of Lazarus, “Jesus wept.” It’s the shortest verse in the bible, just two words, yet it speaks volumes.  The word for “wept” doesn’t refer to a sadness […]

How to rebuke like Jesus

How to rebuke like Jesus

Sometimes an exhortation may take the form of a chisel that chips off a rough edge.  While the process is painful, it may be necessary.  That’s why the Apostle Paul urged Timothy to not only “correct” and “encourage” but to “rebuke” as well.  Occasionally a rebuke is the most loving thing to give, even though […]