FEB
25

I was putting my salt and pepper shakers away on Sunday when some words I heard many years ago popped into my head. They were not life-changing or even that important. So why would I remember them so clearly? The time was 1967 and I was at a small Bible college. My work assignment was … Read More



FEB
18

“It’s none of your business.”  “If I wanted you to know I would have told you.” Probably at some time, all of us have either spoken those words or had someone rashly speak them to us. When we think of someone being nosy, perhaps a certain high school friend or college roommate comes to mind. … Read More



FEB
11

The word “relationship” is one of the most important words in the English language, as it applies to Christianity. Most of us intuitively know this as we have witnessed God working first hand in our lives. We know it, too, when we read of others in the Bible who gave testimony of the impact spiritual … Read More



FEB
04

No parent desires for their child to become an entitled, self-centered individual now or when they grow up. We don’t like to be around people who are this way, so we definitely don’t want to raise another one to join that club! How then do we avoid that? The question is, who are the most … Read More



JAN
28

In Proverbs 3:5,6 we read, “Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.  In all thy ways, acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.”  Just a few verses later, we read, “Honour the LORD with thy substance, and with the first fruits of all thine increase.  So … Read More



JAN
21

Lesson #1 – Miracles ARE REAL! “Behold, I am the LORD, the God of all flesh: is there any thing too hard for me?”– Jeremiah 32:27 Biological birth is a miracle, Adoption is a miracle. Creation of life in general is a miracle and whether a family is started naturally or by adoption, that IS a … Read More



JAN
14

In September of 2014, my mother passed from this life to the next. Plagued with cancer for a number of years, I never once heard her complain, and the majority of the time, she ruled cancer with an iron fist, determined not to give in to the deadly disease. You would never know that she … Read More



JAN
07

Oftentimes kids like the toy of their friend much better than the one they have so they trade toys. Sometimes kids trade lunches in the lunchroom at school.  It just seems that their friend has a better toy or lunch than they do.  Sometimes adults feel the same way.  The trade of an outfit, a … Read More



DEC
17

Matthew 1:21-23 – “And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins. Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying, Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall … Read More



DEC
10

The longer I serve the Lord, the more I realize how utterly sinful I really am. The more sinful things I give up, the more I realize how much remains yet to be given up. The more I do things I should do because to not do them would be sin, the more I realize … Read More