Getting along in church is not always easy. Your local church is made up of many different kinds of people with a vast array of personality quirks and oddities that are endless. This includes you and me.
So, it seems reasonable that you will not “hit it off” with everybody in church, and be everybody’s closest friend. As a matter of fact, there will be people in your church that really put you off. The truth is, you just don’t like them. Continue Reading →
Being a parent in the world today is a real challenge, especially for believers. There is so much more that a parent has to be aware of and consider in raising a child than ever before.
I don’t have to tell you that your child is at risk in so many ways. You cannot turn your head or some sick person might harm your child in some way. You have to be aware of what your kids are watching on TV, or seeing on the computer, or what computer games they are playing because of the negative and damaging influences. Continue Reading →
A couple of years ago I was sitting by myself thinking about things. I was down and discouraged and I began to write my thoughts down. As I began to think about things, God helped me with some very encouraging words and some admonition. You might be in the same place I was and this might serve to encourage you as well.
“As I sit here this morning, I am overwhelmed by the love of God and the ways He pours that love out to me, even when I am troubled. Continue Reading →
Any normal person would be alarmed by what is going on in the world today. The news we watch daily is downright scary and causes a lot of concern, anxiety and stress. I know I hate to watch the news. How about you? What is going on? What is happening to our nation? Should watching the news of the day be such a disturbing experience? As Christians, what should be our response?
As Christians we know that “all things work together for the good of those who love the Lord.” (Romans 8:28) What this tells us is that if you love the Lord all things work together for the good of those who love Him. Continue Reading →