R. L. Wilson

The Dissatisfied Life (Prayer Warrior)

By R. L. Wilson / June 1, 2020

Sunday morning my pastor issued this challenge during his sermon: You know, friends, a life of dissatisfaction is a blessed life. Uh-oh! What did I say? Yes, I said it.…

Dragging Your Anchor

By R. L. Wilson / May 15, 2020

Do you have something that is keeping you firmly anchored in your past? Perhaps childhood abuse. Perhaps rape. Perhaps debilitating injury. Perhaps the loss of a child. Whatever that anchor…

Grumbling to Grateful

By R. L. Wilson / May 11, 2020

Right now it seems every day’s news has some story about high school or college seniors who are lamenting the “loss” of some senior or graduation ritual. At the same…

I Believe, Amen

By R. L. Wilson / May 11, 2020

Having spent nearly a year researching and writing about the Apostles’ Creed, I find myself strangely reluctant to see it come to an end. But end we must, because we…

I Believe in the Life Everlasting

By R. L. Wilson / May 6, 2020

The last declaration in the Apostles’ Creed is that Christians look forward to everlasting life. Who of us has not memorized John 3:16: “For God so loved the world, that…

Why Pray “in Jesus’ Name”

By R. L. Wilson / May 6, 2020

John 14:13a says, “You can ask for anything in my name, and I will do it.” Are we suppose to pray in Jesus Name? Seems like a pretty clear blank…

God in the 23rd Psalm

By R. L. Wilson / April 28, 2020

In his delightful book The Ultimate Guide to the Names of God, Elmer Towns explains that “as each name of God is unfolded, a new source of strength is revealed…

Christ Alone

By R. L. Wilson / April 28, 2020

One of the hardest things for many people to accept is that Jesus actually rose from the dead, and that hundreds of people claim they saw Him afterward. While some…

A Faithful God

By R. L. Wilson / April 22, 2020

I saw a quote this morning on Facebook: “Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God” (Corrie Ten Boom). If there’s anyone who should know about…

I Believe in the Resurrection of the Body

By R. L. Wilson / April 20, 2020

The apostle Paul explains the importance of believing in the resurrection of the body. Now, sometimes he can be hard to follow, but do your best: Now if Christ is…