Teaching, Helping and Encouraging Spiritual Growth

Jesus Feeds The 5,000

Good morning! Here is my sermon from last Sunday about how Jesus cares for people. We learned how Jesus knows what your next life crisis is before it happens, and that He already has a solution in place. Isn’t that comforting?! God bless! Dick


This morning I want to share with you the story of one of the greatest miracles Jesus performed while here on earth. I am speaking of the time Jesus miraculously fed 5,000 men, plus all the women and children with nothing more than five small loaves of bread and two small fish. Continue Reading →

Fathers, Don’t Push Your Kids Away

Fathers have a critical role in the family. The father sets the tone for the family and especially his children. It is the leadership of the Father that has the most impact on his kids. God gives the father some specific instructions on how he is to lovingly raise his children so that they grow up with a healthy respect for their dad.

Consider these instructions in this single verse.

Fathers, do not irritate and provoke your children to anger – do not exasperate them to resentment – but rear them tenderly in the training and discipline and the counsel and admonition of the Lord. Continue Reading →

Be Thankful For God’s Blessings!

This week we celebrate Thanksgiving in America. Even though there are many things in your life that seem to pummel you regularly and you wish were not there, there are still many things we can be thankful for. There is an old hymn entitled “Count Your Blessings.” The words are, “Count you blessings, name them one by one, count your many blessings, see what God has done.”

The challenges and problems that we live with can be overwhelming. Continue Reading →

God Cares About Single Moms!

Life in this world can be really hard, especially for single moms. Decisions made in the moment can cause lifelong challenges and continual regret that even the strongest struggle with. And forgiveness for past mistakes does not change the reality that you have to live with. A wise man once said, “Life is unfair.” How true.

These harsh realities make life unbearable at times. Think of the single mother who has to do it all by herself. Continue Reading →