Let’s face it, we know we should read the Bible every day. Maybe you even set aside time to do it (I recommend the morning). But what should you read? Everyone needs a plan for their scripture reading time.
A certain satisfaction comes from typing 2020 for the last time. Okay, it probably isn’t the last time, but after the craziness encapsulated in this calendar year, my human compulsion is to say “good riddance.”
But there’s no guarantee that divisions will cease or viruses will be cured in the new year. The insanity of our world spinning totally out of control might not be any different once the calendar says January 2021.
In this selfish world, Christmas seems to be about buying more things, getting more things. Everyone wants what they want, and they're willing to run up a credit card bill to get it.
But that's not what Christmas is about. Let's take a few minutes to consider that God has the power to grant our every wish.
Our pastor began preaching about Jesus Christ from the Book of Acts on March 31, 2019. This past Sunday, he finished preaching through this amazing book of history. The sermon was titled “Mission Accomplished” and focused on the final chapter, which covers the Apostle Paul’s eventual arrival to Rome and his first interactions with both …
Thanksgiving, the U.S. national holiday, is coming next week. In the Christian life, every day should be a day of thanksgiving.
During this month of thanksgiving, we’ll be featuring a different scripture about giving thanks, being thankful and celebrating thanksgiving all month long. I hope you’ll check it out here.
All too often, we take our friends for granted. That flippant attitude often begins with our best friend, Jesus Christ.
Friendship is more than following someone on Facebook. In our hectic lives, often it can be difficult to find time or energy for forming friendships. That’s bad news, because God created us to thrive on friendship.
My pastor inspired me with his recent sermon “What’s that in Thy Hand?” You can listen to it here. Although the title comes from the Old Testament, the sermon text was Acts 18:1-4. He pointed out that Paul was a tentmaker and proceeded to give three examples of men in the New Testament. The point: …
This year has dealt a number of losses to my family. Whether it's a job or a family member, a loss is painful and it needs to be grieved. Reflecting on it, sent me back to a post I wrote about grief and marriage many years ago. I still think Job’s wife gets a bum …