Don’t we live in a confused world? In our world today confusion reigns. Right has become wrong, wrong has become right. Good has become bad and bad has become good. Morality has become personal. It is whatever you choose to make it. Whatever suits you is “moral” these days. Everybody is on their own when it comes to standards to live by.
However, in spite of the blurring of the lines between good and evil and right and wrong, there is a morality that remains unshakably rooted in standards of truth and righteousness. Continue Reading →
One of the hard things to achieve in life is contentment. To be content is to be OK with who you are and what you have. A contented person is not always desiring something they don’t have or getting tired of what they do have and wanting something different. To be content means to be satisfied.
It’s pretty hard to be content with your life if you are always looking at what you don’t have and dreaming of having something else. Continue Reading →
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 →
If you had to put a value on yourself, what would it be? For some, it wouldn’t be very much. Over my years as a pastor I have known many people who did not see themselves as of much value or worth.
When I was pastoring there was a woman who came to my church who was married and had two kids. She came for a while and one day asked if she could talk to me. Continue Reading →