How do we get there? I am not talking about getting directions for your next family vacation. I am talking about doing what God has placed you on this earth to do! How do believers become more like Jesus Christ? How do churches grow and set the world on fire with the blaze of the… Continue reading From Planted to Planting
By faith Moses, when he was come to years, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter: choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season; esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt: for he had respect unto… Continue reading How to Make Good Decisions
But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed. - Isaiah 53:5 Have you ever done something that you wish you could take away? Do you have something in your life that haunts you to this… Continue reading Guilt of the Past
Charles E. Crawford, who lived in the early part of the 20th Century, had a terrible and sinful life. He was often in trouble, and caused great harm. Yet, God saved him one day and forever changed his life. Like any person who receives Christ, Mr. Crawford desired to live for God. He even wanted to… Continue reading Calvary Covers It All
There is nothing like excitement in the air! One reason I enjoy football so much is because it's a game where something big can happen at any moment: a 40-yard rush, a sack, or sometimes a goal-line stand. How can I get so excited over sports and games and yet not have that enthusiasm every… Continue reading A Spirit of Expectancy
Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake, which is the church: - Colossians 1:24 Notice the expression of Paul near the end of the verse, "for his body's sake." Paul claimed that he was suffering… Continue reading Ask Not What Your Church Can Do for You….