Monthly Archives: June 2021

WHO IS THIS?

Growing up with parents and grandparents with childlike faith in God, believing in Jesus as Savior and living believing that He was Lord of their lives led me to believe in Him, too.  My faith in God was tied to … Continue reading

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IT’S THE LITTLE THINGS THAT DISTRACT US

Okay, everyone into the boat, Jesus is ready to sail!  The oars are in the water, the sails are up, it’s a great day to get across this lake.  A few minutes into the voyage, stomachs begin to growl.  Some … Continue reading

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DEMANDING PEOPLE

Am I one of them? When leaders become proud, haughty, and self-righteous watch out!  People with these traits become more and more demanding of all those around them including God, Himself.  Truth Bomb:  These traits are not of God and … Continue reading

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AGAIN, AND AGAIN, AMEN!

Truth Bomb:  The more we love God back, learn His character through our talks with Him daily, the more we realize the depth of His generosity because of His great love for us!  God expresses His love for us again … Continue reading

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AND THEY PRAISED GOD!

This is a passage of hope, restoration, with transformed lives.  We cannot come to Jesus and remain as we were.  We cannot lay all our problems and concerns at his feet in faith, feeling the same as when we carried … Continue reading

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TORMENTED NO MORE! We cannot begin to imagine the pain and suffering of one who is tormented day and night by demons of darkness.  But this mom in our passage today does!  She will do anything to get help for … Continue reading

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TRADITION!

Are you humming the “tradition” song from Fiddler on the Roof?  There are many traditional behaviors of this world, both inside and outside the church, that are the result of one person being offended by another so “laws” are made … Continue reading

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WHEN THE DEVIL STIRS THE POT… Immediately after powerful, miraculous times of God showing his glory through ministry in and through us, the devil comes in with his limited power to stir the pot.  It happens to me and it … Continue reading

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MOURNING IN MINISTRY There are days when you mourn in ministry and through ministry.  There is no greater example of this as we read what Matthew has to say about Jesus when he heard about the news of John the … Continue reading

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DO WE GET IT?  As Randy and I age, it is becoming somewhat irritating and comical at the same time as we try to communicate with each other with less than perfect hearing.  If you don’t laugh at yourself, aging … Continue reading

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