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The Platform You Have

Is this one for the people? 
Is this one for the Lord? 
Or do I simply serenade 
For things I must afford? 

From the DC Talk song “What If I Stumble?” 

With the opportunity to play and perform my own…

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Sleeping Well In The Fire

In peace I will both lie down and sleep; for you alone, O LORD, make me dwell in safety.  Psalm 4:8 

In the midst of the chaos of this world, there are so many reminders in Scripture that help us…

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Keep Building The Wall

Alright, alright.  I know the title of this month’s blog might seem a bit misleading.  Someone might even say, “Oh you used that just as click bait…”, i.e. a means to get more visits to this page.  I can understand…

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God Fights For You!

“You will not need to fight in this battle.  Stand firm, hold your position, and see the salvation of the LORD on your behalf, O Judah and Jerusalem.  Do not be afraid and do not be dismayed.  Tomorrow go out

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The Weight Of The Call

Coming up on the halfway mark of the year, I sometimes do a bit of self-evaluation.  I usually come into a new year with a lot of goals and good intentions, but often find myself losing steam around May-June.  Some…

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Are You Ready For The Showdown?

Then the fire of the LORD fell and consumed the burnt offering and the wood and the stones and the dust, and licked up the water that was in the trench.  And when all the people saw it, they fell

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A World On Fire

If you are like me, the events over the past couple years and even the last few months have been nothing short of monumental.  It has been a roller coaster in many ways; going from one thing to the next…

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Conduct Matters

As I begin this month’s blog, let me just start by asking “How is your 2022 so far?”  Many are off and running and making good on plans, goals, resolutions, and so forth.  And perhaps some didn’t get as much…

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It's Time To Dream Again

And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh; your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, and your young men shall see visions.  Joel 2:28 

As…

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Away In A Manger (Songs Of The Season)

Away in a manger 
No crib for a bed, 
The little Lord Jesus 
Laid down his sweet head. 
The stars in the sky 
Looked down where he lay, 
The little Lord Jesus 
Asleep in the hay 

The cattle are lowing 

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What Child Is This? (Songs Of The Season)

What Child is this Who, laid to rest 
On Mary’s lap is sleeping? 
Whom angels greet with anthems sweet 
While shepherds watch are keeping? 
This, this is Christ the King 
Whom shepherds guard and angels sing 
Haste, haste, to bring

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Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Songs Of The Season)

Hark! The herald angels sing, 
“Glory to the newborn King! 
Peace on earth and mercy mild, 
God and sinners reconciled.” 
Joyful, all ye nations rise, 
Join the triumph of the skies, 
With th’angelic host proclaim: 
“Christ is born in Bethlehem.” 

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Hope As An Anchor (THROWBACK MONTH)

(Every year in October, I take some blogs from over the past few years that have resonated perhaps more deeply and repost them as the blog of the week.  Praying that this content will be a blessing to you --

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Profiles In Courage - DAVID (THROWBACK MONTH)

(Every year in October, I take some blogs from over the past few years that have resonated perhaps more deeply and repost them as the blog of the week.  Praying that this content will be a blessing to you --

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Extravagant Worship (THROWBACK MONTH)

(Every year in October, I take some blogs from over the past few years that have resonated perhaps more deeply and repost them as the blog of the week.  Praying that this content will be a blessing to you --

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Dear Hurt & Grieving (Letters To The Hurting)

The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. Psalm 34:18 

Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. Matthew 5:4 

In reworking and bringing this series back for a few weeks…

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