Holiday Stress This time of year is hard for many people. We’re in the middle of a long holiday season. It starts with Thanksgiving and ends with New Year’s day. While it’s meant to be a joyous time, for many it ends up being stressful
Before I get started I wanted to share with you that I will be guest posting on a blog soon. There is a young man named Michael Jaymes and he has invited me to post on his blog while he is gone on his senior
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YIX-90xaNzE I had to share this post here. I had shared this on Facebook over a year ago, but this song is so deep and calls to my heart that I wanted to share it here on my blog. God’s love for us is furious!
How do you talk to God? I mean when you really want to get down to business with him. I’m not talking about a little prayer over your meal or a nighty-night sleep tight prayer. I mean when you have to get a hold of
Why? That’s probably one of the most asked questions. It’s probably one of the first questions we learn to ask as children. Mom and Dad say no and what do we ask? Why? The general answer is because Mom and Dad said so! The underlying
This is my favorite time of year. The long hot summer has come to an end and things are changing. The days are gettings shorter and the trees are changing color. I’m always sad that the color doesn’t last long. The beauty of autumn has
What do you see in this picture? A window, right? Do you know what stands out to me? I see a room that seems like a dungeon almost. It’s not a comforting place. Yet, there is the window. If we’re being honest most of us
Do you remember the story in the bible in 2 Kings 4:8-37? Where the Shunamite woman’s son died? If you don’t it’s okay, I’ll refresh your memory. This man and woman watched Elisha pass by them all the time. They started inviting him in to
When I was a child I remember my grandmother having a small container that was shaped like a loaf of bread. Inside it had small cards with scriptures written on them. I loved to pull them out and read them. It was called Daily Bread.
It’s my favorite time of year! Autumn is known for being a time of harvest. With that in mind, I’ve been thinking today about sowing and reaping. The bible says: Galatians 6:7 “Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that
There are times in our life when we cry out to God and ask him why. We beg for answers. Sometimes it feels like we’ve been ripped apart at the seams and we’re lying on the ground in a million pieces. We search for answers
It’s time. As a matter of fact, we’re late! If you are a Christian in America, your need to be coddled by a pastor has put the church to sleep. We’ve been so focused on growing the numbers that we’ve set aside sound biblical teaching. Now, we’re
There seems to be a theme to today. HOPE. I say it seems to be today’s theme, because God has caused it to stick out to me all over the place today. We had the radio on for a very short time today while we
Opportunities sometimes come in unexpected ways. I’m currently reading, Grave Robber by Mark Batterson and it has some amazing stories in it. There are divine appointments around us every day. We have to be tuned into the Holy Spirit and on the lookout for them. This book
What would Jesus do? Remember that being the popular saying in the late 90s and early 2000s? It is almost cliché now, but it’s a question we need ask ourselves. Recently there has been a lot of backlash toward Christians for standing against gay