Jun 18

The Not-So-Perfect Dad

Recently, I read an article about a pastor who walked out on the stage of a large church and announced, “God knows your secret!” After a short pause (and likely, some gasps from his listeners), he continued, “And He loves … Continue reading

Jun 18

Changes in the culture

According to Ed Stetzler, in this post,”Thirty-two percent of Americans – almost one in three – said their decision to visit or join a church would be negatively affected if that congregation taught homosexual behavior is sinful.” This means that … Continue reading

Jun 14

Lookin’ for the Perfect Dad!

The following article was written by Peggie C. Bohanon on her website at http://peggiesplace.com/words59.htm. A Hurting Word… If you’ve visited PapaQuest, at Peggie’s Place, you’ll know we’ve been on a diligent search around the world, looking for the perfect dad. … Continue reading

Jun 14

A Gift For Today

I was given a most precious gift this morning when I woke up. It’s a gift I never received before. It’s one I can’t keep, can’t return, can’t save, and don’t know how well it will really work. I do … Continue reading

Jun 12

Dreaming Bigger Dreams…

Sitting in a service eight years ago listening to Carl Richardson preaching on the eagle, I felt God speak strongly into my spirit–”you must dream bigger dreams and think larger thoughts!” I was stunned by the impact of the moment … Continue reading

Jun 08

God Builds The Church

Have you ever gotten discouraged because the church where you are does not seem to grow? Or, at least it does not grow as quickly as you would desire? I certainly have. While I was musing over this, the Lord … Continue reading

Jun 07

Spirit of Glory

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Spirit of Glory

Have you ever heard of the “Spirit of Glory“? I have spent the past 40 years actively studying the Word of God and I consider myself to be a bit more than a novice when it comes to knowing the … Continue reading

May 27

What do you have?

When reading the story of the widow and the oil in 2 Kings 4:1-7, I observed some very powerful principles. I used those principles in a sermon titled, “What do you have?” Here are the key points: I have something … Continue reading

May 09

Standing in the Doorway

(Taken from James S. Hewett, Illustrations Unlimited) John Todd was born in Rutledge, Vermont, into a family of several children. They later moved to the village of Killingsworth back in the early 1800s. At a very young age, both John’s … Continue reading

Apr 18

It is a Matter of Focus

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Troubles

“We continue to shout our praise even when we’re hemmed in with troubles, because we know how troubles can develop passionate patience in us, and how that patience in turn forges the tempered steel of virtue, keeping us alert to … Continue reading