Emmanuel - A King Hiding In Plain Sight

Saturday, December 24, 2016

After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi   from the east came to Jerusalem  and asked, “Whe... Read more »

The Great Rehearsal

Saturday, November 26, 2016

" Declare His glory among the nations, His marvelous deeds among all peoples. For great is the Lord and most worthy of praise.&qu... Read more »

Recapturing the Lost Art of Gratitude

Saturday, November 19, 2016

"I will give thanks to you, LORD, with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonderful deeds." Psalm 9:1 A sad reality of ... Read more »

Keep Calm And Turn On The Lights

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Here's a fact: You can't "turn off" darkness. Darkness is not something that you can turn on or off. The law of phy... Read more »

The Beatitudes, Part 8 - Blessed Are Those Who Are Persecuted Because of Righteousness

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:10 There is a saying t... Read more »

The Beatitudes, Part 7 - Blessed Are The Peacemakers

Friday, November 4, 2016

Blessed are the peacemakers: for they will be called sons of God. Matthew 5:9 This Beatitude goes right to the heart of our motivation... Read more »

The Beatitudes, Part 6 - Blessed Are The Pure In Heart

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God. - Matthew 5:8 I mentioned in my last post that the last half of the Beatitude... Read more »

The Beatitudes, Part 5 - Blessed Are The Merciful

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy. - Matthew 5:7 This is the fifth of the eight Beatitudes. The first half of the... Read more »

The Beatitudes, Part 4 - Blessed Are Those Who Hunger And Thirst For Righteousness

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. - Matthew 5:6 This is one of the most profound o... Read more »

The Beatitudes, Part 3 - Blessed Are The Meek

Monday, October 31, 2016

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. - Matthew 5:5 The word  meek  is a misunderstood word. In today's culture ... Read more »

The Beatitudes, Part 2 - Blessed Are Those Who Mourn

Sunday, October 30, 2016

"Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted." Matthew 5:4 This second Beatitude is not about the act of weeping... Read more »

The Beatitudes, Part 1 - Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. - Matthew 5:3 This is the first of what is called "The Beati... Read more »

The Prayer of Samuel

Sunday, October 23, 2016

As I read the book of 1 Samuel, I am discovering new insights I have never seen before. In chapter three I have noticed a few key point... Read more »

The Promise of Security: Part 7 of Walking Through Grief with the 23rd Psalm

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

"Surely goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever." Psalm 2... Read more »

Leadership 101: Do You Lead By Your Convictions Or Principles?

Monday, October 17, 2016

You can't lead with conviction until you first live a life ruled by your convictions. Your life isn't shaped by how you lead,... Read more »

When We Allow Ourselves to Focus On the Negative We Remove Ourselves From the Peace of God.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever i... Read more »

Avoid These 3 Fatal Mistakes When Facing Obstacles

Sunday, October 2, 2016

In chapter 13 of the book of Numbers the Lord commanded Moses to send some men to explore the land of Canaan which he had promised to g... Read more »

Navigating Life Without A Safety Net

Sunday, September 25, 2016

"Trust in the Lord with your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your p... Read more »

What Cain and Abel Teach Us About Worship

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

As I read the story of Cain and Abel in Genesis 4 recently something jumped out at me that I had never seen before. I have read this ... Read more »

The Day I Ate Humble Pie

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

In 1984 I was fresh out of Bible college, just 21 years old and ready to take on the world for Jesus. I had spent four hard years and t... Read more »

It's Time To Get Rid Of Your Old Shoes

Sunday, August 28, 2016

One of my favorite stories in the Bible is the story of Moses taking his shoes off at the burning bush in Exodus 3. When God told him to ... Read more »
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