Teaching, Helping and Encouraging Spiritual Growth

Prayers God Hears

For those of you who are in my generation you know that growing older changes things. Age has a way of stealing so many of the things you once enjoyed like energy and strength and are replaced with comfy chairs and long naps. But it is not all bad. There is a great upside to growing older.

The one real benefit to growing older is life experience. Having experienced many of the same things younger people are now experiencing, I have the experience and knowledge to help them. Continue Reading →

Turn Your Troubles Into Blessings

Here is something I have experienced in my life that I am sure you have experienced as well. When you are in the middle of a rough patch it seems like it will never end. And the longer these problems hang around, the bigger they seem to be. Can you identify?

God knows how you tick; He made you. He knows you will have many problems and troubles in this life, and He knows that you will struggle with them. Continue Reading →

Daily News Getting You Down? Relax!

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 →

# Resist This World!

We live in a time when free thought and free speech are no longer accepted or tolerated by a vast portion of our society. In today’s world there is no room for independent thought. Those who do not fall in line with the thinking of the dominant culture are considered unintellectual and even ignorant. In their minds, this makes them unworthy of having an opposing thought or view.

Pressure to conform comes from just about every institution there is from the educational system to Hollywood to government dictates. Continue Reading →