The cost of Discipleship…

This week I would like to talk about the cost of being a believer and follower of Christ. The cost of discipleship. Some people think that the day they were saved, everything is going to come up roses. But in reality… we just entered into a battle with a very powerful adversary… Satan. He’s going to try everything to destroy …

The Rain…

This week I would like to share a story send to me by a friend. This story “The Rain” was written by Norma K. Perrine.  I hope you enjoy. The Rain – by Norma K. Perrine A little girl had been shopping with her Mom in Walmart. She must have been 6 years old, this beautiful red-haired, freckle-faced image of innocence. …

I’m Adopted… Are You?

Today I want to talk a little bit about adoption. In today’s world, there is a lot of children that need homes. Our heart strings are often pulled when we see the homeless and starving children of 3rd World Nations. Even our superstars today are adopting children from other countries. It’s kind of an “in” thing to do for the …

Delayed not Denied.

Have you ever been delayed? I think we all have been delayed at one time or another. A few years ago, I was returning home after spending a week at our corporate headquarters. Needless to say, I was very anxious to get home. We all boarded the airplane when the pilot made an announcement due to weather conditions at my …

How are you Identified?

This week I would like to talk about our identity. Today, in our society, there seems to be an identity crisis. Our government tells us that we should accept a person by what they identify as. Still there seems to be some confusion, in a recent congressional hearing, a congress person was asked the definition of a female. They couldn’t …

Solar Eclipse

Last week we had an opportunity to witness a total Solar Eclipse in this country. Many were very excited about this eclipse. I personally think eclipses are amazing works of God. Some were calling it once in a lifetime event. In the 20th century there were 226 solar eclipses. Somewhere around the world, eclipse happens about once every 18 months …

Duct Tape…

There are many uses for duct tape.  This is probably one of the most versatile products on the market.  This story is about how you can fix almost everything with duct tape. Hope you enjoy. The Duct Tape Fix Early one Monday morning two young men came into a small restaurant. After they were seated a discussion started about how …

Who is Jesus?

“Who is Jesus of Nazareth?” As we go into the Easter holiday month, I would like to look at This question. I think most of us have heard of Him. Jaroslav Pelikan wrote, “Jesus of Nazareth has been the dominant figure in the history of Western culture for almost 20 centuries.” Jesus historical significance is indisputable. Many religions recognize Jesus. …

Did you hear that?

It’s hard to believe that the month of February is almost gone. It seems like the year just started. Well, we at least have an extra day in February this year.  Today I would like to talk a little bit about listening. In our busy lives we often find ourselves so busy we don’t hear what is going on. I’ve …

What is this thing we call love?

Today is Valentine’s Day. I thought I talk a little about this thing we call Love. We celebrate love in February, and it’s often referred to as the “month of love”.  The celebration climaxes on February 14th – Valentine’s Day. This day is dedicated to expressing affection and love between intimate companions. People around the world exchange cards, flowers, and gifts to …

Valentine’s Day

Next Wednesday is Valentine’s Day, the day we celebrate love. So, this week I’d like to talk a little on the subject of love. There is so much written on the subject of love it’s mind-boggling.  Everything you wanted to know plus a whole lot more. I was thinking back many years ago, about some of my first Valentine’s memories. …

Cherry Picking

Wow, this is the last day of January. This year is going by really fast.  This week, I would like to talk about “cherry picking” the Bible. “Cherry picking” refers to the act of selectively choosing and interpreting biblical verses or passages to support one’s own beliefs, while disregarding or omitting others that may challenge or contradict those beliefs. This …

Follow me.

  This week I would like to talk a little about our Christian lifestyle. What do others see when they look at your life? Do they see the spirit of God clearly… or maybe it’s a little tarnish… or it may have a lot of rust on it. Every Christian will have some wear and tear on our life due …

These Hands…

  This week I would like to share a story I came across on the internet.  There are many truths in this story that we need to think about. The title is “These Hands” and the author is unknown. Enjoy. These Hands  Grandpa, some ninety plus years, sat feebly on the patio bench. He didn’t move, just sat with his …

MLK…

Next Monday January 15th, 2024, is Martin Luther King holiday in the United States. A day we honor the civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. The holiday is observed on the third Monday of January each year, close to his birthday on January 15. It is a day to celebrate and remember the life and achievements of Martin Luther …

Court…

This week I would like to share a story I came across about a young lady going to court.  I hope you enjoy it. “Court” Author unknown A young lady committed a crime, and she was sent to court. The punishment for the crime was life imprisonment. She shed tears for help but there was no one available to help. …

Welcome 2024!!!

As we say goodbye to 2023, and welcome in the New year of 2024, we need to take a moment and reflect on our lives. Did the things that happened to us last year make us Stronger? Weaker? What did we learn? What happened to last year’s New Year’s resolutions? How can we make it better in 2024? Let’s take …

Bye, Bye 2023… Hello 2024!!!

In just a very few days will be welcoming in a new year 2024. I would like to pause for a moment to look back and reflect on this year.   This year was surely a year to remember. The Ukraine/Russian war was still raging.  New flare ups of Covid-19 hit the country. The Republicans took control of the House… …

You might have a heart condition?

Do you have a Heart Condition? We need to recognize the signs of a heart attack and then take action to stop it. Let’s look at some of the signs and symptoms of an impending heart attack in men and women. 1. Chest pain or discomfort 2. Shortness of breath 3. Pain or discomfort in the jaw, neck, back, arm, or …

Sharing the Gospel: Our Role as Christians

I came across a social media post this week that said, “We cannot force someone to hear a message they are not ready to receive, but we must never underestimate the power of planting a seed.” In other words, we need to be seed planters. As Christians, we are called to fulfill the Great Commission that is to share the …