“Sticks and Stones will Break My Bones…”

“Sticks and Stones will Break My Bones…”

“Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” When you think about those words, they are untrue. We think we fool ourselves by saying them; but the truth is, words hurt. There are words of encouragement, but when do we use them? God’s revealed...
A Reminder of Spiritual Freedom

A Reminder of Spiritual Freedom

Throughout our nation, people are celebrating their freedom. As we celebrate our country’s freedom, it is a great time to be reminded of our spiritual freedom. This freedom that Christ provides has been discussed in thousands of pulpits across the country this week....
Be an Approachable Christian

Be an Approachable Christian

Each day Christians are put under a microscope to see whether their actions are consistent with their beliefs. There are many in the world who watch a Christian’s every move and listen to every word to see whether they are in line with what the Bible says. Some...
Our Country Needs Josiahs

Our Country Needs Josiahs

For the past two weeks you have watched both political parties duke it out in the National Spotlight. Watching the volley of this political tennis match is daunting, but necessary to me. I am concerned with the state of our country and the future of my children from a...
Living for Christ is Intentional

Living for Christ is Intentional

When Christ said, “Follow Me” He was intentional.  Jesus had a purpose behind calling those fishermen in Matthew 4.19. He saw something in them and called them from their profession to life of service. He saw something in them they did not see in themselves. I am sure...
California Redwoods and Your Congregation

California Redwoods and Your Congregation

A few years ago I ran across a small article on the California Redwood trees that intrigued me. Here is one statement form the article: “The huge redwood trees in California are considered the largest things on earth and the tallest trees in the world. Some of them...

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