Category: Living

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to family and friends! I pray that 2018 will be a year of God’s abundant blessing on your lives! May God put His hand of favor on all that you do for the Kingdom!

A Real Path to Real Change…

God’s Gracious Care for Us!

God offers his compassion to those who realize their deepest need of Him. He cares for us with a heart of concern and mercy. “The LORD, the LORD, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness, Exodus…

The Results of Right Pursuit

In our pursuit of happiness, are we pursuing the right things?

Send me!!

Isaiah 6:8 (ESV) — 8 And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” Then I said, “Here I am! Send me.” I have often contemplated what Isaiah must have experienced and felt as…

Pursuit of Wisdom

Throughout my life and ministry, I have often read and quoted James 1:5 which says “If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.” With it comes the reminder that…

Quote of the day…

I love this quote from Richard Exley, because it is a great reminder of the opportunity we have in our relationship with God.  God is an ever present help in times of trouble… “In my darkest hours the apostle Paul has been an inspiration…

My Prayer for 2016

My prayer for you as we approach 2016, is that you passionately pursue God and discover that He has passionately been pursuing you.  May He grant to you, the mysteries of His will and desire for your life.  May He show His lovingkindness toward…

The Key to True Happiness and Freedom…

Currently, my family and I are on a journey of sorts.  We have an annual tradition of going to Branson between Christmas and New Years.  It has been something that we have done for several years and it seems that we look forward to…

Triumph in Suffering

In preparing for a message that I will be preaching this coming Wednesday night, I wanted to share a few thoughts with you concerning triumph and suffering.  I am looking forward to sharing with our congregation, a message of hope that will encourage people…