The Reason for the Season

I’m sure we all remember from Sunday school the verse John 3:16, “For God so love the world that he gave his one and only Son that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”On December 25 each year we celebrate…

The Baby

GOD BROKE INTO OUR REALM OF HUMANKIND – AS A BABY! He had to be part of us, part of the human experience, in order to conquer the enemy, to be without sin, without blemish, and pleasing to the Father, to defeat the enemy,…

What is your aftermath?

Have you ever considered your “aftermath”? I know, that sounds crazy, right? Or does it? Aftermath is generally defined as the “results that follow.” So, what results typically follow you? I have heard it called your “wake” before also. It can be related that…

Connecting with God

I think we can all agree that prayer is an important part of our relationship with God.  When you think of prayer, what comes to mind? When you pray, what is it that you want from God? What requests dominate your life of prayer?…

Fear is Strange

Fear is a strange and wonderful thing.  Fear of being run over by a car that reminds you to look both ways before you cross a busy street is a good thing.  Fear of being run over by a car that keeps you from…

Looking Towards the Light

Today may be hard, but there is always a light at the end of the tunnel. Cliché, I know, but it’s oh so true. In today’s world, it is hard to go out somewhere without having to remember so much stuff. Do not forget…

Living a Fruitful Life

We can get so distracted in our lives due to all that we are seeing and experiencing every day. Yes, we face different trials every day but the creator of this universe desires that we lean upon Him, grow stronger in His Word and…

Harvest Time

My favorite time of year.  The colors, the crispness in the air, the fall activities, chili cook-offs, bonfires, it all brings out the smiles.  I think “harvest time” is God’s favorite time too – but he is a different, more important harvest.  He uses…

Choose Joy

So, I have this shirt in my closet that has a simple saying on it “Choose Joy”. I wear it around this time of year because it has long sleeves and it goes great with some of my fall and winter vests. But joy…

Bear one another’s burdens

Admiral Hyman Rickover is known as the father of the “Nuclear Navy” for his pioneering efforts to create a fleet of US warships powered by nuclear reactors. His long and effective career ended in 1982 but the principles that he established during his career…