Quick Thought Thursday: It’s Always Been “Good News”

One of the things I like to do as I read the scriptures is write down just one thing, one quick takeaway from the section. It’s a simple practice that anybody can do, it helps to reinforce what I’ve read, and it gives me an opportunity to engage with what the Holy Spirit might beContinue reading “Quick Thought Thursday: It’s Always Been “Good News””

An Evangelist’s Call

Mike Pruchniewski wrote the following encouraging post and wanted to share it with all of you. It’s a concise, wonderful reminder that we aren’t merely assigned the task of telling people about Jesus; we’re invited into the exciting world of sharing with others what God did for us, how we’ve been saved, and what thatContinue reading “An Evangelist’s Call”

Quick Thought Thursday: I Want to Be More Like Jesus

One of the things I like to do as I read the scriptures is write down just one thing, one quick takeaway from the section. It’s a simple practice that anybody can do, it helps to reinforce what I’ve read, and it gives me an opportunity to engage with what the Holy Spirit might beContinue reading “Quick Thought Thursday: I Want to Be More Like Jesus”

Quick Thoughts: Prepare the Way Home

One of the things I like to do as I read the scriptures is write down just one thing, one quick takeaway from the section. It’s a simple practice that anybody can do, it helps to reinforce what I’ve read, and it gives me an opportunity to engage with what the Holy Spirit might beContinue reading “Quick Thoughts: Prepare the Way Home”

Quick Thought: Adopted Sons & Daughters

One of the things I like to do as I read the scriptures is write down just one thing, one quick takeaway from the section. It’s a simple practice that anybody can do, it helps to reinforce what I’ve read, and it gives me an opportunity to engage with what the Holy Spirit might beContinue reading “Quick Thought: Adopted Sons & Daughters”

Church, What Will Divide Us?

Captain America: Civil War is the hardest Marvel movie for me to watch. And please bear with me if you couldn’t pick out Iron Man of a lineup. You won’t need much superhero knowledge at all to understand where I’m going with this one… The Marvel Cinematic Universe — a series of twenty-two interconnected superheroContinue reading “Church, What Will Divide Us?”

More Ways to “Go” than Ever!

Think about the 21st century world in which we live. The technology. The advances. The ability to reach out and connect to anyone, anywhere… literally! All with the touch of a button or a click of a mouse. Now give Matthew 28:19-20, Jesus’s Great Commission, a fresh read… For all of its challenges and frustrations,Continue reading “More Ways to “Go” than Ever!”

“An Unsure Christmas”

Or “Have Yourself a 2020 Christmas” (December 24, 2020) Isaiah 61:1-3 1“The Spirit of the Lord God is upon Me,Because the Lord has anointed MeTo preach good tidings to the poor;He has sent Me to [a]heal the brokenhearted,To proclaim liberty to the captives,And the opening of the prison to those who are bound; 2 To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord,And the day of vengeance of our God;ToContinue reading ““An Unsure Christmas””

“Our Trials – Our Opportunity”

(November 30, 2020) I am writing this two weeks before Thanksgiving 2020. As of this writing, it has been a very eventful year and month. I would like us to pause and be mindful of just a few events that most of us were unaware of. In November 2020, Christians are being beaten, jailed andContinue reading ““Our Trials – Our Opportunity””

Memorizing God’s Word

“What’s Really Worth Fearing” Before I share my article with you, let’s look at our two verses to memorize for this week: Galatians 5:24 24 And those who are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. James 5:20 20 let him know that he who turns a sinner from the error of his way will save [a]a soul fromContinue reading “Memorizing God’s Word”

Memorizing God’s Word

“Never Surprised” Two very special scriptures to memorize for this week are: John 5:23 23 that all should honor the Son just as they honor the Father. He who does not honor the Son does not honor the Father who sent Him. John 16:33 3 These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. InContinue reading “Memorizing God’s Word”

“Jesus Is Coming Soon”

I was reading one of Mike Wingfield’s newsletters and the main article was entitled, “Jesus is Coming Soon”. He always does a very good job in his writings. As I read Mike’s writings and others concerning the return of the Lord, I noticed something.  The return of Christ is a fact! We are to be watching,Continue reading ““Jesus Is Coming Soon””

“Memorizing God’s Word”

“Be Thankful” Our memory verses for this week are: 10 Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.’ Isaiah 41:10 14 If you are [a]reproached for the name of Christ, blessed are you, for the Spirit of glory and of GodContinue reading ““Memorizing God’s Word””

“Who Won or Who Lost?”

I am writing this on November 4th.  The election for the highest office in the world was held yesterday.  As of right now, we don’t know who our President will be. I want to remind all of us what Romans 13:1 says: “Let every soul be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authorityContinue reading ““Who Won or Who Lost?””

“No Phone In Heaven”

Last Saturday, we had our memorial service for Bill Johnson, a faithful husband, father and grandfather.  Eva, one of Bill’s grandchildren said: “It’s too bad there isn’t a phone in heaven!” Now maybe I have heard something like this said before, but I can’t remember anyone expressing it quite like that! What a way toContinue reading ““No Phone In Heaven””

Memorizing God’s Word

“Strengthening Our Faith” Our memory verses for this week are: “But when Jesus perceived their thoughts, He answered and said to them, ‘Why are you reasoning in your hearts?” Luke 5:22 “Jesus answered and said to them, ‘Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick.” Luke 5:31 “AndContinue reading “Memorizing God’s Word”