Category: Living

Blessed Beyond Measure

Each year during this vacation, I have always taken time to internally reflect on the past and begin preparations for a new year. Focusing on those things that are a part of my own personal journey that I can direct and leaving the rest to the Lord. My personal…

A Hope Like Nothing Else

Hope.  One of the most precious commodities that we have as believers is our hope, which has a foundation much greater than what this world can offer.  We have a hope that is not based on our own emotion or circumstance, but upon an… Continue Reading “A Hope Like Nothing Else”

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… Continue Reading “God’s Gracious Care for Us!”

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… Continue Reading “Send me!!”

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… Continue Reading “Pursuit of Wisdom”

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… Continue Reading “Quote of the day…”

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… Continue Reading “My Prayer for 2016”

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… Continue Reading “The Key to True Happiness and Freedom…”