Month: May 2017

Seeing the heart

Have you heard of the saying “Talking the talk but not walking the walk” – well that can just about sum it up for a lot of us Christians. Many of us are in that situation as Christians and that… Read More ›

Obedient Christians

Acts 5:42 says, “And daily in the temple, and in every house, they ceased not to teach and preach Jesus Christ.” Has God given you a command to share Jesus Christ? Yes, He has. What is the alternative to obeying… Read More ›

No Power For Rebels

Do you want spiritual power in your life? Then let me tell you something: God is not going to give spiritual power to rebels. God cannot trust some people with spiritual power. I’ve often used this illustration: How many of… Read More ›

You Don't Need Self-Esteem

By Jennifer Low self-esteem is a thinking disorder in which a person feels incapable, unworthy, incompetent, and unlovable. Many people suffer from this debilitating condition, hence why depression, suicide rates, and self-harm are rampant. While depression has been proven by… Read More ›

Can You Trust God?

When you are down, do you have a hard time trusting God? As a pastor, I have many come to me and ask, “Why, pastor, why?” And I cannot answer that question because “Why?” is God’s question. “How?” is our… Read More ›

Lessons From Lot's Wife

It is important to live life with a thankful heart and an awareness of its brevity. Every special moment should be tucked away for memory sake. In our golden years, we will want to recall our special celebrations, tender exchanges,… Read More ›

Encourage One Another

If you are a strong Christian, you are to encourage the weak Christian. You’re not here to please yourself. The church does not exist to make you happy. Sometimes committees and choirs might be looking for a time to meet,… Read More ›

Count Your Blessings

By Jennifer I recently started a gratitude journal after being inspired by 1 Thessalonians 5:18, “give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” About a week ago, I was in a rut of… Read More ›

A Godly Perspective

A person’s perspective is an attitude and viewpoint. It can be positive or negative. A positive perspective sees the good in even the most painful and darkest of circumstances. A negative perspective will eventually lead to a hard heart, a… Read More ›

Secrets To A Lasting Love

“Finally, be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous: Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that ye are thereunto called, that ye should… Read More ›

Later Than You Think

It is tragic: there’s not only anarchy in the world and apostasy in the church. There’s also apathy in the pew. People just roll over and yawn in the face of God and go back to sleep. The alarm has… Read More ›

Changing Public Opinion

America’s government is a republic—the people elect representatives who we hope will do our bidding in passing laws. America’s government is also based upon public opinion. The only hope for America is to change public opinion. And the only thing… Read More ›

Dare Not Be Silent

We are to praise our country when it does right. We are to preach to our country when it does wrong. God’s people dare not be silent. Let me be very frank with you about politics and Christian involvement. Christians… Read More ›

Patriotism

There are those who don’t want us to wave a flag. There are those who don’t want us to love America. Why? Because they think patriotism is wrong. Patriotism is not wrong. Just because I am patriotic doesn’t mean that… Read More ›

Protecting The Weaker Vessel

First Peter 3:7 says, “Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them [wives] according to knowledge, giving honor unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered.”… Read More ›