With the dawn of every day comes the joy and the opportunity of experiencing God’s mercies again. What I love, is that these mercies are not the same as yesterday. They are fresh and new. Different than what I needed last week of last month, these mercies are for now. For today! What are these … Read More


Psalm 128:3 “Thy children like olive plants round about thy table.” I’ve heard people tell me this about their children — “they’re growing like weeds!” This statement usually implies they are growing up fast, physically speaking. While it is true that they years pass by quickly, the Bible says our children are to grow like … Read More


The book of Exodus is an amazing account of the deliverance of God’s people from Egyptian bondage. Almost daily, the Hebrews have witnessed the power of God in leading them out of Egypt. Barely a month out of slavery, with the memories of God’s greatness fresh on their minds, the people grow discontent awaiting God’s … Read More


Ever have an issue with your family vehicle? I know, right? Who HASN’T?! The 2012 Honda Odyssey we’d had for three years now, when we first bought it, within two months started exhibiting transmission issues, and we ended up having to replace the transmission. Took all of our savings at the time, $3,600. We next … Read More


Some people put a small television in their kitchens. They want something to glance at while they prepare food or wash dishes. People don’t sit on a stool and stare at a TV or watch an entire movie from start to finish while sitting in the kitchen. The television in the kitchen exists to provide … Read More


Everybody needs a home! One of God’s greatest creations in the garden of Eden was that of the home, meaning a relationship or relationships like no other.  These relationships were sacred and set apart for the glory of God.  You know, everybody needs a home!  As you walk through the pages of the New Testament church … Read More


Psalm 51:10 states, “Create in me a pure heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me.”  My son asks me, “Do I have to use soap every I take a bath?” Of course, my answer is yes! The water of a shower does wonders, but it’s the soap that washes the dirt away … Read More


“How could a truly good, omnipotent God allow such evil to exist all around us?” This question, and others like it, has plagued both believers and non-believers alike, since the beginning of time. Some have even walked away from their faith, having been haunted by experiences in their own lives or those they love so … Read More


Parents, We have a great God-given responsibility to rear our children according to God’s Word and to see that they are ready to “leave the nest” when the time comes. Until then, parents, we must remain vigilant in teaching our children biblical precepts that they will live out after they have left our homes. One … Read More


One of my “New Year’s Resolutions” two months ago was to try to go a full 30 days eating ZERO sugar of any kind from any drink or food or dessert and also to do a hundred sit-ups for that same thirty days. I’m still not sure if I made it a full thirty days … Read More