Is God a part of your life?

During a recent conversation, a gentleman told me that God was a part of his life.  As we parted ways, I started thinking about our conversation and what he meant by saying “God is a part of his life.” Just what did he mean?  I think God is a part of our life, whether we are a believer or not.  …

Christian?

This week I would like to talk about our Christian beliefs. Pew Research shows 65% of American adults profess to be Christians. Of those that identify as Christians, 43% claim to be protestant and 20% as Catholic. I Guess the real question is… How many of those professing to be Christians are true born-again believers. True born-again believers are the ones who …

IS THERE LIFE AFTER DELIVERY? IS MOTHER EVEN REAL?

This week I would like to share a story that’s been around many years. The first time I heard this story was at a friends funeral. It really has a deep meaning; I hope you enjoy it. “Is There Life After Delivery? Is Mother Even Real?” Author unknown. In a mother’s womb were two babies. One asked the other: “Do …

Independence Day 2023

As we celebrate the 4th of July in a few days, I would like to talk a little about this country we call America. Over the last 40 years or so, there has been a rift or separation in our beloved country. The last few years, the division of this country, has become wide and very pronounced. The values that …

Pride Month…

The other day I came across a news feed of a live gay pride parade promoting this lifestyle. There were some comments in the feed about how God’s love and supports the Gay movement. They were using the scriptures about God’s love and twisting them to say this lifestyle was okay and approved by God. It is true that God …

Father’s Day 2023

Father’s Day is next Sunday June 18th. Father’s Day is celebrated annually on the third Sunday in June in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, India, and a number of other countries around the world.  We customarily honor our dads with a gift, maybe a meal and spending time with them. For some of us it’s a day to remember our …

My Best Day…

The other day I was ask this question by a non-believer, what was the best day of my life? After a little thought, I told him that day hasn’t come yet. He said, “come on…” you had to have some good days.  I replied to him and said, “I’ve had some very good days… and even some really great ones. …

Small Things Bring Big Victories…

Small Things Bring Big Victories: Lessons from Joshua Chapter 6 Throughout history, there have been numerous accounts of unlikely victories achieved through seemingly insignificant actions. This week while reading my Bible, I read the story of Joshua and the battle of Jericho in Joshua Chapter 6. I would like to share some of my thoughts about this miracle and the …

Happy Memorial Day 2023

Today is Memorial Day.  Most of us really do not know the real meaning of this holiday, just that it’s a 3-day weekend.  Let’s take a look at why we celebrate this Holiday. Memorial Day commemorates the men and women who died while in the military service of their country, particularly those who died in battle or as a result …

Memorial Day: Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Future

This week I would like to talk a little about Memorial Day.  What is Memorial Day and why we celebrate it.  Memorial Day is an important holiday observed in the United States, dedicated to remembering and honoring the brave men and women who sacrificed their lives while serving in the military. Let’s take a closer look and explore the celebration …

Friendship

I would like to take a look at Friendship this week.  Friendship is a powerful bond that can bring joy, support, and a sense of belonging to our lives. It is a relationship that can withstand the test of time and adversity. When it comes to friendship, we often seek companionship with those who share our values, beliefs, and interests. …

Happy Mother’s Day…

Mother’s Day is a special day dedicated to celebrating and honoring mothers all over the world. It is a day to recognize and appreciate the selfless love, sacrifices, and hard work of mothers in raising their children. Mother’s Day is celebrated on different dates around the world, but in the United States, it is celebrated on the second Sunday in …

Under Fire…

This week I would like to share some amazing facts about pinecones. I’m always amazed how God designed the things of this earth. The pinecone is an example of this.  When we think of burning pinecones, we often associate it with the warmth and comfort of a cozy fire. When a forest fire rages many of the trees are killed.  …

Love…

This week I would like to take a closer look at one of the greatest verses in the Bible.  John 3:16 is one of the most well-known and often quoted verses. It is a powerful and concise statement of God’s love and the gift of salvation through faith in Jesus Christ. The verse reads, “For God so loved the world …

On Loan…

This week I would like to take a look at ownership. God has given us many physical possessions. He has been very generous to each of us. Most of us have cars, homes, food, personal possessions that we use every day. We may not have everything we want, but we have everything we need. We are surely Blessed. Let’s take …

Did you take your Vitamins Today?

I hope everyone had a great Easter week celebrating Jesus’ victory over death and His resurrection. This week I would like to explore some of the reasons to do a daily devotion and why we should do them.  For myself, my morning devotion is like taking a daily vitamin, it nourishes my soul and helps me start my day with …

Good Friday

Good Friday is one of the most important days in the Christian calendar as it commemorates the crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ. It is observed on the Friday preceding Easter Sunday, and it marks the end of the Lenten season. Good Friday is a solemn day, and it is a time for reflection, repentance, and prayer for Christians around …

Happy Easter 2023…

This Holy Week I was thinking a lot about Easter.  Our world has changed so much in the last few years. A couple of years ago, this country was in a lock down and all Easter events were canceled by our government.  We have gone from no events to almost back to where we were before the covid pandemic. What …

What is Palm Sunday?

Palm Sunday is an important Christian holiday that falls on the Sunday before Easter. It marks the beginning of Holy Week, which culminates with the celebration of Easter. Palm Sunday commemorates Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem, as recorded in the Bible. The Bible tells us on this day, Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey while a large crowd waved …

Churches…

This week I would like to speak a little about our churches. When we hear the word church, we usually think about the actual building. The dictionary defines church as “a building for public worship.” It may surprise you to know that there are over 4,000 recognized religions in the world.  Wow… with that many religions there has to be …