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Dear Worn Out & Weary (Letters To The Hurting)

Rest time is not waste time. It is economy to gather fresh strength.  It is wisdom to take occasional furlough.  In the long run, we shall do more by sometimes doing less.  Charles Spurgeon 

I’m dusting off and reintroducing a…

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The Reality Of Heaven (The Blessed Hope)

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age, waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of

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Sharing Our Faith In Light Of Eternity (The Blessed Hope)

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age, waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of

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Staying Ready (The Blessed Hope)

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age, waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of

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ESTHER (Profiles In Courage)

When Esther’s words were reported to Mordecai, he sent back this answer: “Do not think that because you are in the king’s house you alone of all the Jews will escape.  For if you remain silent at this time, relief

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STEPHEN (Profiles In Courage)

But they could not withstand the wisdom and the Spirit with which he was speaking.  And gazing at him, all who sat in the council saw that his face was like the face of an angel.  Acts 6:10,15 

Often the…

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JOSEPH (Profiles In Courage)

When considering Bible heroes to present in this “Profiles In Courage” series, I have to admit that one of my favorite books of the Bible, Genesis, has several characters worth covering.  Abraham is certainly a man of courage; called to…

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DAVID (Profiles In Courage)

I’m going to be spending the next few weeks going through a series titled PROFILES IN COURAGE.  I introduced this topic last year in 2020 and these blogs were interspersed throughout the year.  My heart has been drawn to stories…

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A Promise Of Restoration - Psalm 51 (Summer of Psalms)

Psalm 51 


Have mercy on me, O God, 
    according to your steadfast love; 
according to your abundant mercy 
    blot out my transgressions. 

Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, 
    and cleanse me from my sin! 

For I know

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Resting In The Shepherd - Psalm 23 (Summer of Psalms)

Psalm 23 


The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. 


    He makes me lie down in green pastures. 
He leads me beside still waters. 


    He restores my soul. 
He leads me in paths of righteousness 
    for

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ELIJAH (Profiles In Courage)

We're giving this series, Profiles In Courage, a bit of a reboot.  I enjoyed starting this topic back in 2020 as I love looking at heroes of the Bible.  My thought has been to spend an entire series (a single…

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True Identity (Conquering Giants)

A real buzzword of today’s culture is the word identity. It seems today more than ever, we spend time talking about identity and being able to be who we truly are meant to be. Of course in a broken…

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He Is Not Here, He Has Risen!

He is not here; He has risen, just as He said. Come and see the place where He lay.  Matthew 28:6 

As I write this blog leading up to Easter, I am convicted to ask ourselves a question.  The question…

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The Cross Is Everything

“There is no Christianity without the cross. If the cross is not central to our religion, ours is not the religion of Jesus.”  John R.W. Stott 

Coming into the Easter season, I wanted to leave room for a couple weeks…

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What About False Gospels? (This Great Gospel)

Wrapping up a series on how to share and defend the Gospel, I wanted to take a week just to focus on some of the falsehoods that exist as we encounter our world.  Whenever the truth of Scripture is watered…

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Apologetics — Not Just For The Experts (This Great Gospel)

a·pol·o·get·ics (noun):  reasoned arguments or writings in justification of something, typically a theory or religious doctrine. 

This term apologetics always used to confuse me a little.  It sounds like the word “apology” and I once thought, “Why do I want…

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These Truths We Hold (This Great Gospel)

In plotting out a blog series for this upcoming month, I was stirred to think about the faith we possess.  In my own life, I wrestle with how well I understand what I believe and whether or not I can…

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