The Prayer Closet

But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you. – Matthew 6:6 He that attends ... Continue Reading →

Surviving the Culture of Death

I am not the first nor will I be the last to realize that the culture that we live in is not only accepting of death, but is utterly and totally in love with it. From abortion, to “the ... Continue Reading →

Living Above Reproach

The concept of one living in such a way as to be “above reproach” is mentioned several times within scripture. Most references are in regard to Church Deacons, Overseers, and Elders. ... Continue Reading →

Strengthening Our Gates

Then I said to them, “You see the trouble we are in, how Jerusalem lies in ruins with its gates burned. Come, let us build the wall of Jerusalem, that we may no longer suffer derision.” And ... Continue Reading →

3 Truths About Sin and Forgiveness

We all like to think that somehow our sins are less severe than of those around us. We assume that our transgressions are mild in comparison to others and that somehow God looks at ... Continue Reading →

The Bride of Christ Deserves to be Treated as Such

In 1997, I was a young youth minister with a growing group of middle and high school students. I was single but actively looking for miss right. My pastor was in his mid-thirties and ... Continue Reading →

God Wants You. Yes, Even You!

God wants you. It is a simple statement but one that holds unbelievable repercussions. The Lord of the entire universe, the God that controls every atom and every breath taken by every ... Continue Reading →

The Power of a Single Conversation

In one conversation, God created the heavens and the earth. In one conversation, Satan led mankind into mortal sin. In one conversation, God called Noah to build and be a part of something ... Continue Reading →

Our Master Passion

So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God. – 1 Corinthians 10:31 Every person has a master passion, an overruling ambition that drives their ... Continue Reading →

Accepting God Everywhere and In All Circumstances

So everyone who acknowledges me before men, I also will acknowledge before my Father who is in heaven, but whoever denies me before men, I also will deny before my Father who is in ... Continue Reading →