OCT
14

by Kevin Hazlett We define singleness as simply, “without a spouse.” Every adult has at least spent some time in this condition, naturally. Some have never married, while others through whatever circumstances find themselves here. A 2017 study by the Pew Research Center that 42% of American adults live without a spouse or partner. Of … Read More



OCT
07

As we approach our 71st anniversary, I rejoice in the Lord’s organism, the local New Testament church.  I am so glad that Jesus founded the church while He was here on earth and then empowered it on Pentecost in order that we may effectively fulfill the Great Commission. There are several analogies used to speak … Read More



SEP
30

If we set out today to make a list of all of the various types of parents that fall under the category of being a “Christian parent,” we could make an endless list with divisions and breakdowns of various types of parents. However, the truth is that all Christian parents can be placed under one … Read More



SEP
18

On a normal weekday afternoon, I was playing with my daughter, Aubrey. We were probably putting a puzzle together, drawing castles, or playing dolls. Yeah, I’m willing to get down and play dolls with my daughters! While we were playing that afternoon, Aubrey taught me an important lesson. In the middle of our time together, … Read More



SEP
06

Just before the Lord Jesus ascended back to Heaven, He gave the Great Commission to His followers in that day and to all of us to take the whole Word to the whole world (Matthew 20:18-20).  The word “commission” means “an authoritative command.”  He was giving us His desire to be engaged in reaching all … Read More



SEP
02

I know what you’re thinking…”Something else on stewardship.” Well, not exactly. Please keep reading. We usually relate this phrase to robbing God of tithes and offerings (Malachi 3). There is another manner in which we rob God that is just as serious if not more so. I am writing about robbing God of glory that … Read More



AUG
26

We love having people over to our home for fellowship.  Many times it’s family.  I love having our family over; not because it’s easy but because of the investment.  When our grown kids come over I don’t try to impress them.  I clean the house so the little kids, better known as my Cute Kids, … Read More



AUG
19

by Kevin Hazlett Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer. From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock thatis higher than I. –Psalm 61:1-2 Bible scholars tell us that David had just been banished from his throne by his own … Read More



AUG
12

Two of the most dreaded words heard by any child are the words, “You’re grounded!” Most likely every one of us have been on the receiving end of that expression several times in our lives. Those words are then always followed by more words of punishment and judgement. Contrary to the opinion of most children, … Read More



JUL
29

It was a blistering summer day, and the children were relieved to get off the bus. They crowded together at the door of the air conditioned building. At that moment, a strange grinding sound stopped them and caused them to turn back toward the huge orange bus that was pulling away. One by one, their … Read More