Encouragement

  • Raise the Bar

    Raise the Bar

    March 24, 2020

    For You, O Lord, will bless the righteous; with favor You will surround him as with a shield. Psalms 5:12 There is an old adage that says, “If anything can go wrong, it probably will.” Perhaps you’ve heard it. Many […]

  • Whispering Lies

    Whispering Lies

    March 17, 2020

    Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize […]

  • Taste & See

    Taste & See

    March 16, 2020

    Favor is God’s “I’m for you” attitude. It is the amazing, undeserved benefit of being His child, yet many believers never taste its fullness. Why not? One reason is that we simply misunderstand His favor. Biblically, favor can be thought […]

  • Mountain Mover

    Mountain Mover

    March 3, 2020

    Jesus looked at them and said, ‘with man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.’ Matthew 19:26 Jesus taught His disciples that if they had faith the size of a mustard seed, then nothing could stand between […]

  • Looking Ahead

    Looking Ahead

    January 21, 2020

    Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not […]

  • Moving Forward

    Moving Forward

    January 15, 2020

    “Look to the Lord and His strength; seek His face always.” 1 Chronicles 16:11 Every January, people take the New Year to hit the ‘refresh’ button on their lives. Many people set new goals such as go to the gym […]

  • Waves of Thankfulness

    Waves of Thankfulness

    November 26, 2019

    “Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Let me ask you a simple question: How often do you give thanks to God? Maybe you give […]

  • Be Bold

    Be Bold

    October 29, 2019

    “…that words may be given to me in opening my mouth boldly to proclaim the mystery of the gospel,” Ephesians 6:19 Every believer, whether they be young or old, introvert or extrovert, loud or quiet, and everyone in-between, is called […]

  • Eternal Joy

    Eternal Joy

    October 8, 2019

    “What is more, I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them garbage, that I may gain Christ.” Philippians 3:8 When you […]

  • Faith Into Action

    Faith Into Action

    September 16, 2019

    Along with reading the Bible every day, I always read at least one other book from which I can learn something new. My wife, Jeanie, and I are often in the middle of several books at once, and we like […]