The things that are happening in the world around us are incredibly sad. Murders at the hands of terrorists almost daily. Pandemics sickening many. Freedoms once taken for granted at risk in the name of social improvement. And yet rather than falling on our knees and crying out to our Creator, we are pushing him … Continue reading Christ in Christmas – God’s Salvation Gift
When we get together, I want to encourage you in your faith, but I also want to be encouraged by yours. (Romans 1:12 NLT) That sums up the reason to be involved in a church family perfectly. I can always find reasons to justify why I'm not going to church as often as I should … Continue reading Why church?
Jesus remained busy during his last days on earth. He continued to teach and rebuke, to heal and make waves. The religious leaders were getting more and more uncomfortable with his message. He was in their face, using parable after parable to warn them and rebuke them. Finally after going back and forth with the … Continue reading Warning to the hypocrites
"Be still, and know that I am God." - Psalms 46:10 Never stop praying. - 1 Thessalonians 5:17 Do you ever notice that even when you think you've got it all figured out - the unexpected happens? This can be especially disheartening for people that like to be in control. (I would know -- I … Continue reading Let go and let God
The moment we accept Jesus as our personal savior and acknowledge that his death and resurrection are the only things that can cleanse us of our sins -- our body becomes the temple of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit begins working in us to make us more and more like Christ. If we remain … Continue reading The Holy Spirit working in our lives…