Stanley D. Gale (MDiv Westminster, DMin Covenant) has pastored churches in Maryland and Pennsylvania for over 30 years. He is the author of several books, including A Vine-Ripened Life: Spiritual Fruitfulness through Abiding in Christ and The Christian’s Creed: Embracing the Apostolic Faith. He has been married to his wife, Linda, since 1975. They have four children and nine grandchildren. He lives in West Chester, Pa.
Books by Stan Gale
In Christ we find our sufficiency to handle whatever situation or whatever state we find ourselves.
How many times have you heard a pastor or leader invite you in to a service of worship with the words, “Leave all your cares at the door”?
My wife and I are taking care of our daughter’s dachshund while she is at the beach for a week with her family.
How many of us have wanted to question God, or at least be made privy to the whys and what fors of what happens in life?
James describes how Satan lures us to ruin in our handling trials.
By their very nature, trials can seem like scams.
Faith invests in the trials God brings to us.
James is urging us to faith in God, believing that He intends our good.
Money can be a problem for both rich and poor.
To have faith does not mean that we never doubt.
When we ask for wisdom, what might we say?