The best golfers in the world will tell you that in order for them to keep their golf game strong they must play golf regularly and pay attention to a few things that keep them at the top of their game. The same is true with fishermen and welders and salesmen and every other person … Continue reading Three Keys to Keeping Your Faith Strong
In the first letter of John, chapter 5, verse 13, we read these words: “I have written these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, so that you may know that you have eternal life.” These are great words of promise to the believer in Christ — for the … Continue reading These things are written so that you may KNOW that you have eternal life
So many people try to work their way to heaven. They think that by working harder, being nicer, helping those in need, saying certain prayers, giving money to particular causes, and going to church services more often, that they somehow will earn the favor of God. In other words, they try to stack good deeds … Continue reading The Finished Work of Christ on the Cross
God has a purpose and plan for your life. He wants you to make a difference in the world, and He wants you to make a difference in the lives of others. The Bible tells us that Jesus (aka, the Word) came to earth to make a difference in the world, and to make a difference … Continue reading A Life That Makes a Difference
In case you missed them and wanted to read them (or perhaps you want to read them again!) here are the top five posts on the blog that were viewed in 2013. 30 Similarities between Abraham offering Isaac on Mt. Moriah and GOD offering Jesus on Mt. Calvary God Can Restore Broken Marriages Jase Robertson Event … Continue reading Most-Viewed Posts of 2013
The news was not good. A close friend was gravely sick, and he was far away. He just knew in his heart that his friend was going to die. When he finally arrived near the house to check on his friend and his friend's family, the look on Martha's face confirmed it: her brother Lazarus … Continue reading Do You Believe This?
When Levi met Jesus and began to follow him, one of the first things he did was to invite some friends over for a meal so that they could meet Jesus too. Levi’s friends were not religious or deeply devoted to God. But he knew Jesus could change their life. And the first step in … Continue reading Hospitality
OK. So you hear the words of the apostle Paul when he says, "Imitate me, as I also imitate Christ" (1 Corinthians 11:1) and you wonder, "Do those words apply to me?" The answer is yes. As followers of Jesus Christ, we are all called to lead others into a growing relationship with Him. To … Continue reading Imitate Me?!?
There are a lot of names that people use to refer to their grandmother: grandma, nana, gram, granny, and the list goes on and on. But we always called my mother's mother by one name: Yellow Mama. A one-of-a-kind name for an amazing woman. You've never met anyone who loved God or her family more … Continue reading Yellow Mama
Have you ever watched Duck Dynasty? Those long-bearded, plain-spoken "Robertson rednecks" have some strong family traits. They love each other. They love duck hunting. They love Jesus. Every family has family traits. Sometimes it's the way they look, sometimes the way they walk, and sometimes the way they talk. Every family has family traits. So … Continue reading God’s Children