Counselor

When you need wisdom and counsel, to whom do you turn? When Jesus walked the earth, he was the perfect counselor for his followers, a wonderful counselor. Because he is not physically with us now on earth, where do we find the best counsel? The Holy Spirit! John 14:15-31 Jesus says, 15 "If you love... Continue Reading →

God is our Refuge

A refuge is a shelter or protection from danger or distress. In a world full of dangers and distress, it is good to know that God is our refuge. He is our shelter and our protection. Psalm 5 is known as a Psalm of Lament. In this category of Psalms, we see a pattern: From woe... Continue Reading →

I’ve Got Good News For You

Boy, do we need some good news. The media focuses on the bad news all around us: in our cities, across our nation, and around the world. Discouragement. Fear. Hatred. Hurt. We need some good news. The nation of Israel was in need of good news. Their sin had caused them to be conquered by foreign... Continue Reading →

The Lord is Our Rock

Financial struggles. Health crises. Middle East turmoil. Loneliness. Despair. Overwhelming decisions. When everything in the world seems to be chaotic and situations seem out of control, we all need firm footing on which to stand. Where do we turn?? The Bible has the answer: the Lord is our Rock. Put your trust in Him. He... Continue Reading →

Purpose in the Pain

This week our hearts and prayers have been with the people of Oklahoma City, who were devastated by a massive tornado that led to much destruction and death. Like me, many of you have friends and family who live in OKC who have been impacted by the storm. Disaster relief teams are on the ground... Continue Reading →

Prayers Heard ‘Round the World

Have you ever stopped to think about how amazing prayer is? The God of the universe cares so much about us being part of His plans for the world that He invites us to talk to Him in prayer and listen to Him. On Wednesday as we drove through a snow storm in VA (do they... Continue Reading →

Security

Where do you find security in life? Is it in your bank account or job or accomplishments or relationships or fame? I hope not, because you will never find permanent security in anything other than God. So how do you lean on God for ultimate security, in this life and forever? These and other questions are... Continue Reading →

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