A Little Pruning
January 28th, 2023
Today may be the enemy of tomorrow! There are things in our lives that need to end today if we want to experience a better tomorrow. To get there, sometimes we have to do some pruning. Author and Ps...
January 21st, 2023
Putting the wrong fuel into your car can cause great trouble to your engine.Putting the wrong food into our bodies can severely affect our health. Filling our souls with pleasures and activities that ...
January 14th, 2023
No great day exists in the Kingdom of God without us seeing and celebrating God's abundance. "Afterward the disciples picked up seven basketfuls of broken pieces that were left over" – Matt 15: 37 Let...
January 7th, 2023
In our culture of celebrity, everyone wants to be a hero. Whether our cause is grand or small, playing the role of a hero holds an appeal to all of us. Perhaps rightly so. We all have an innate desire...
How to Pray in the New Year
December 30th, 2022
I long for God to do something extraordinary among us. But, as John Wesley said concerning revival, “God does nothing redemptively except through prayer.” So… how should we pray?I believe that the pro...
Parameters in Prayer
December 23rd, 2022
Parameters are important in life. Without them, anarchy would reign. Here are some examples: In sports, we have white lines on the field to define the parameters. Without them, our games would turn cr...
December 17th, 2022
One of the favorite verses of one of my favorite Christmas carols is penned in the fourth verse of "In the Bleak Midwinter." The song asks;"What then can I give him, poor as I am,If I were a shepherd,...
December 11th, 2022
Words are an essential part of the Christmas season. Have you noticed how our words change at Christmas? The words that we share with loved ones become more poignant and meaningful. Many 'politically ...
Heavens Christmas Excitement!
December 2nd, 2022
I imagine that Christmas excites God. His excitement surrounding the first Christmas must have been almost out of control, and like any proud parent on their child's birthday, I imagine he has wildly ...
November 26th, 2022
Here are nine of my favorite lyrics that we sing at Christmas. Not only are these lines one that helps us understand the full glory of the Christmas story, but they are also ones that should cause us ...
Reasons to be Thankful!
November 19th, 2022
Gratitude matters. As he sits down to dictate this letter to his Christian brothers and sisters at the Church in Colossi, you can almost see the Apostle Paul scanning through the Rolodex of his mind a...
November 10th, 2022
Jesus wants us to be courageous in our faith. Per my previous blog (see below), this is something that he is emphatic about. It is debatable intellectually to consider whether faith without courage is...