There are moments in life that remind us of how much we are blessed by good family and friends in our lives. When a family member passes awayWhen a child is bornWhen that empty-nest feeling settles upon youWhen sickness comesWhen loneliness settles upon your heart The list can go on, but there are just times… Continue reading Now More than Ever, with my Church Family
Express Personal Services, an employment company based in Oklahoma City, has provided temporary help for some rather unique jobs. They've placed workers to chase deer off an airport runway for $8 an hour, or pour thousands of cans of rancid beverage down a drain for $6 an hour.One of the most unusual placements came from a… Continue reading The Sunday School Worker
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….
Many pray for a revival. That certainly is a prayer that is pleasing to God, it is along the line of His will; but many prayers for revivals are purely selfish. The churches desire revivals in order that the membership may be increased, in order that the church may have a position of more power… Continue reading R. A. Torrey on Revival
What does it mean to be a member of a church? Keep in mind that I am purposely drawing a distinction between attending a church(es) as a guest/visitor and joining a church as a member. I believe there is a severe lack of value placed on church membership. Do you agree? That statement is based… Continue reading Five Responsibilities of Every Church Member