Ronnie Floyd

CP Op-Ed Contributor

Life Is Not Easy but God Uses Everything

We conducted a professional survey with our entire church. One of the many questions we asked our congregation that day was the following: What topic would be of most interest to you during a Sunday sermon? There were two topics people asked us to address: finding purpose and marriage.

Praying for the Needs of Others

Praying for the needs of others is something each of us can do better. Not only personally, but in our own church. I have great interest in how my own church can learn to do this more effectively.

Watch Over Your Life

In the Scripture, we are instructed to watch over our life and all God gives to us. Our future way in life and even the preservation of our life can depend on our intentionality, discipline, and watchfulness.

4 Actions to Take When Disappointment Comes

It is never easy to deal with disappointment. It is not easy to live through. It is real and will visit you from time to time. Learning to live and work through disappointment will save you from a life of resentment and bitterness.

America Needs a Spiritual Breakthrough

America is broken and in deep need of a spiritual breakthrough. Division and hatefulness are abounding as none of us would ever imagine. Our greatest hope is a spiritual breakthrough in America.

2 Areas to Watch Over Your Life

In the Scripture, we are instructed to watch over our life and all God gives to us. Our future way in life and even the preservation of our life can depend on our intentionality, discipline, and watchfulness.

Nothing Can Hinder God's Purpose for Your Life

There have been times in my life that I have struggled with my own identity. I felt like others did not recognize the value of where I served. While the struggle was real, it became apparent that it doesn't matter what anyone else thinks relating to these kinds of things. What matters is that you know and live out God's purpose for your life.

Every Town, City, County Needs to Pray

America needs to be saturated with prayer on Thursday, May 3. From small towns to state capitals to Washington, DC, as Christ followers, we should do all we can to pray for our nation on this special day.

Christians Need to Begin Making Every Effort to Live in Unity, Part 2

Are we making every effort to live in unity and oneness in the Church? Do we create suspicion and division rather than unity and oneness? Are we making every effort to live in unity and oneness with other churches that believe the basics of the faith like we do? Or are we marked with a spiritual arrogance like we have a corner on all God's truth?

How Americans Can Deal With Our Pain

There is a lot of pain in America. In the last five years, Americans have lived under great stress, deep division, nuclear threat, terroristic intimidation, political unrest, gender confusion, multiple crises, endless tragedies, mass shootings, and continual revelations of sexual harassment and unethical behavior.

There's Always a Time for Prayer

We're living through a moment in American life unlike any many of us have seen before. Nearly every week some new controversy erupts, some evil act of violence wrecks our daily routine or some international event fills our minds with images of impending war and catastrophic destruction.

The Night Before Good Friday

Before this hallowed weekend arrives, we should pause for a moment and remember that before there was a Good Friday — or even an Easter Sunday — there was a Thursday night.