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Parenting To Keep Faith Alive

“Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.”– EPHESIANS 6:4 (NASB) As students begin to graduate high school and move on to working towards their career in college, I have had the opportunity to speak with several parents about who their kids have […]

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Throwing Away The Rags

“For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven…a time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing; a time to seek, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast […]

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Fixer Upper-Seeing Beyond The Present and Recognizing What Could Be in the Future

“O God, restore us And cause Your face to shine upon us, and we will be saved.”-Psalm 80:3 My wife and I have been really enjoying the show FIXER UPPER. For those of you who have not seen the show, it is focused on a couple, Chip and Joanna, who help people find their next […]

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The Battle For Supremacy-Why We Need To Wave The White Flag

“Then Jesus said to His disciples, ‘If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and <span class="crossreference" data-cr="#cen-NASB-23697A" data-link="(A)” style=”box-sizing: border-box; line-height: 22px; position: relative; top: 0px; vertical-align: top;”>take up his cross and follow Me. For <span class="crossreference" data-cr="#cen-NASB-23698B" data-link="(B)” style=”box-sizing: border-box; line-height: 22px; position: relative; top: 0px; vertical-align: top;”>whoever wishes to save his life will […]

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Living As A Sacrifice

“Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.”– Romans 12:21 It is so hard to be unselfish. In a time of instant gratification being essentially the norm, it is difficult for us to not care more about our needs than the needs of others. We get impatient in the grocery line waiting […]

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Searching For Joy in the Sorrow

“You will make known to me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy; In Your right hand there are pleasures forever.”– Psalm 16:11 I had the opportunity to speak for a ministry a couple hours from me in the northern part of West Virginia. It was a wonderful experience to see […]

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An Election Reflection

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.”– Matthew 5:9 Well, it has been an eventful few months with election season upon us. We have seen many different faces behind podiums trying to convince us that they are the right one for the job. We have heard many of the nominees […]

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3 Reasons Complacency Is A Killer

“Wake up, and strengthen the things that remain, which were about to die; for I have not found your deeds completed in the sight of My God. So remember what you have received and heard; and keep it, and repent. Therefore if you do not wake up, I will come like a thief, and you […]

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The Battle To Get Clean

“Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come.”– 2 Corinthians 5:17 My kids teach me so much every day. My son is great at teaching me how to strategically block him while he is running from me in order to put his […]

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Church and Entertainment

“Therefore He came again to Cana of Galilee where He had made the water wine. And there was a royal official whose son was sick at Capernaum. When he heard that Jesus had come out of Judea into Galilee, he went to Him and was imploring Him to come down and heal his son; for […]

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