Intentionally Bless Someone Every Day

As we prepare for this Christmas season, it will be easy to get caught up in the secular meaning of Christmas. To prepare for family gatherings, to go shopping and make sure we have gifts for everyone. We spend a ton of time decorating our houses. Many believers will take the time to attend theContinue reading “Intentionally Bless Someone Every Day”

Blessed to be a Blessing

A common saying around our church is “We are blessed to be a blessing.”  God showers blessings on His people not so we can keep those blessings all for ourselves, but so we can bless others.   Blessing others is enlightening and brings such joy to me personally, it helps me look for opportunities whereContinue reading “Blessed to be a Blessing”

Welcome 2017 – Making it a year of Prayer

Happy New Year to everyone! 2017 is here and 2016 is finished. Some will be happy and hopeful and some will be sad and fearful, but one thing for certain, 2017 is here to stay. I’ve been on a bit of a hiatus from posting on here for any number of reasons, but I wantedContinue reading “Welcome 2017 – Making it a year of Prayer”

Egg Shells in the Cake Batter

My youngest son loves to help my wife cook. From his youngest days, he would ask to help. I can remember my wife patiently helping him along as he delighted in helping in some small way. One day, while my wife is making a cake, my son comes up and wants to cracks the eggs.Continue reading “Egg Shells in the Cake Batter”

Roaring like a lion

This past week has been a lesson in the meaning of this Christmas season and a show of the love of Christ.  Near a small town 30 minutes from my home, there is a small village instead another.  One made of tents and inhabited by those that are living on the margins of society.  God ledContinue reading “Roaring like a lion”

While we were sinners, Christ STILL died for us.

A favorite verse of mine is: But God showed his great love for us by sending Christ to die for us while we were still sinners.  – Romans 5:8 Notice what isn’t said in that verse.  It doesn’t mention that Christ died only for the clean or the healthy, it doesn’t mention that he diedContinue reading “While we were sinners, Christ STILL died for us.”

Do Something Amazing in Your Day

The Lord replied, ‘Look at the nations and be amazed!  Watch and be astounded at what I will do!  For I am doing something in your own day, something you wouldn’t believe even if someone told you about it.’  -Habakkuk 1:5 These words were spoken to the prophet Habakkuk when he cried out to GodContinue reading “Do Something Amazing in Your Day”

You Can’t Take Prayer Out of School

A hot topic around the country is the thought that they government are taking prayer out of the schools.  Let me make a bold statement right here at the top of this post…… No one can ever take prayer out of school. What do I mean by that?  As long as there are students inContinue reading “You Can’t Take Prayer Out of School”