“Finding Philip” is how John describes how Jesus chose Philip to become a disciple (John 1:43). It is as though Jesus went to the area of Galilee and couldn’t leave town until […]
Obedience by W. Elliott
“God will never reveal more truth about Himself to you, until you have obeyed what you know already.” – Oswald Chambers No matter how much you pray, how much you serve, how […]
The Goal of Life isn’t your Happiness, it never was…
The pastor of a very large congregation looked out on a Sunday morning and proclaimed, “God wants you to be happy!” It is as though the chief goal of mankind is to […]
Are you treating God like a Child?
Seems like an odd question doesn’t it? If a toddler asked you to move your car, you might think that is pretty cute. You might even think it is a little funny, […]
The Cure for Discouragement and Frustration
Isn’t it kind of hard to determine if you are “growing” spiritually sometimes. There is no checklist. You might try to trust others who have seen who you were verse who you […]
It’s Why Some People Quit
Through the many years of ministry I’ve seen people begin strong in their walk with Jesus and fizzle just as quickly. You may have seen it as well, in fact, it may have even […]
From Demon-possessed to Evangelist
Over and over I hear the same line, “God can’t use me, God won’t use me. . .” and so on. I’m not sure if people truly believe that or if it […]
What if People Knew Your “Real” Priorities?
I recently read a quote that got me thinking it read, “Instead of saying, ‘I don’t have time’ try saying, ‘It’s not a priority’ and see how that feels.” How true this […]
Why I Kneel in Prayer
Every morning when I get to church I start the first hour of my day in prayer. I go into the main sanctuary and go to the front row. Sometimes I just […]
Fairytales do come True.
You may not know this about me, but I am (evidently) an expert on Disney Princess movies. I know this because I took a quiz on Facebook, so it must be true. […]