Convictions of Honor

Veritas, Integritas, Fidelitas

My Redeemer Lives

By Kevin Rhodes | Jul 29, 2019

The final words of Bildad the Shuhite in Job 18 had to have hurt: “And this is the place of him who does not know God” (Job 18:21b). While he…

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Shutting Down the Argument

By Kevin Rhodes | Jul 22, 2019

The rise of social media has made it possible for people to take talking down to people and talking past one another to new heights of incoherence and belligerence. (That…

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Life is Not Fair

By Kevin Rhodes | Jul 15, 2019

 You have probably had one of those days. Likely more than once. Instead of thinking about the possibilities of life, you begin contemplating the potential relief of death. You wonder…

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Miserable Comforters

By Kevin Rhodes | Jul 8, 2019

We live in a world filled with problems and pain, heartaches and sorrows. We feel this deeply in our lives when in the midst of hardship and can appreciate the…

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Assumed Perspectives

By Justin Hopkins | Jul 2, 2019

Disagreements have never been easy. Even when the other person lives a continent away and your own settings entirely control the posts you see, conflict raises the blood pressure and…

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“If a Man Dies, Will He Live Again?”

By Kevin Rhodes | Jun 24, 2019

The reality of various hardships in life strikes more often than we would wish and usually harder than we think we can endure. Some battle guilt and depression while others…

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Worthless Physicians

By Kevin Rhodes | Jun 17, 2019

The role of a preacher focuses on proclaiming God’s Word faithfully in its entirety (Acts 20:26-27). Unfortunately, some people perceive the preacher as the one divinely assigned to rail against…

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Perpetuating Traditionalism

By Kevin Rhodes | Jun 10, 2019

American society finds itself in the midst of a rapid number of changes. Tolerance for anything and everything (except for biblical standards) has replaced an appreciation for basic morality. The…

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On Trolls and Other Self-Righteous Monsters

By Kevin Rhodes | Jun 3, 2019

If you spend anytime online, whether on Facebook, Twitter, or other social media or simply peruse the comments on various news websites, you likely have come across that ever-present argumentative…

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When You Hate Life

By Kevin Rhodes | May 27, 2019

I will admit that I do not always enjoy life. In fact, I despise many aspects of life in this world. It hurts to see people suffer and sorrow. It…

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Oh, For a Mediator Between Us!

By Kevin Rhodes | May 20, 2019

Anyone who has had to go through mediation in some legal sense knows that it is not necessarily a pleasant experience. In fact, going to mediation means that unresolved tension…

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You’re Not Really Helping Here

By Kevin Rhodes | May 13, 2019

Just for a moment, imagine the following effort of a well-meaning, God-fearing soul attempting to help out a friend who is dealing with problems in life. “How long do we…

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I Would Not Live Forever

By Kevin Rhodes | May 6, 2019

We all have bad days–some days worse than others. Some battle sickness that makes trips to the doctor and taking medications an integral part of life. Some face life-threatening diseases…

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What Does Your Arguing Prove?

By Kevin Rhodes | Apr 29, 2019

In a world where sending a message around the world takes an instant, people increasingly have trouble communicating. Indeed, if the Internet has contributed anything in the realm of communication,…

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Blind Squirrels and Acorns

By Kevin Rhodes | Apr 22, 2019

Interpreting the book of Job presents numerous challenges, even though the basic message of the book is straightforward and clear. The first two chapters record the LORD’s commendation of Job…

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Speaking From Ignorance

By Kevin Rhodes | Apr 15, 2019

The Internet has created a venue where anyone with the time and inclination can get his ideas and opinions into the wild for all the world to see. The proliferation…

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