Man Alive 10: Stable and Consistent

He will not be afraid of evil tidings; His heart is steadfast, trusting in the LORD. Psalms 112:7 NKJV  In a poll of random acquaintances, I asked the question, “When you hear the term manhood, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind?”  I tallied the responses in the hope of identifying characteristics of … Continue reading Man Alive 10: Stable and Consistent

Man Alive: Stand up for What’s Right

Then we will no longer be immature like children. We won’t be tossed and blown about by every wind of new teaching. We will not be influenced when people try to trick us with lies so clever they sound like the truth. Instead, we will speak the truth in love, growing in every way more … Continue reading Man Alive: Stand up for What’s Right

Man Alive: Courageous

"This is my command—be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 NLT In a poll of random acquaintances, I asked the question, “When you hear the term manhood, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind?”  I tallied the … Continue reading Man Alive: Courageous

August Update from Pastor Virgil

“From the pew to the harvest.” Matthew 9:36-38 September 3, 2019 I trust you are well and passionately following Jesus. Judy and I are continuing in our adventures, and we are grateful for all your help in doing so. In direct opposition to my nature, we actually took some time off in August. Judy assures … Continue reading August Update from Pastor Virgil

Man Alive: A Protector

The LORD watches over the strangers; He relieves the fatherless and widow; But the way of the wicked He turns upside down. Psalms 146:9 NKJV  Pure and genuine religion in the sight of God the Father means caring for orphans and widows in their distress and refusing to let the world corrupt you. James 1:27 … Continue reading Man Alive: A Protector

Man Alive: Inner Strength

Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong. 1 Corinthians 16:13 KJV Be on guard. Stand firm in the faith. Be courageous. Be strong. And do everything with love. 1 Corinthians 16:13-14 NLT Hebrews 12:1 In a poll of random acquaintances, I asked the question, “When you hear the term … Continue reading Man Alive: Inner Strength

Man Alive: More Like Jesus

Students are not greater than their teacher. But the student who is fully trained will become like the teacher. Luke 6:40 NLT Panama Canal Values In a poll of random acquaintances, I asked the question, “When you hear the term manhood, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind?  I tallied the responses in … Continue reading Man Alive: More Like Jesus

Man Alive: Responsible

“A faithful, sensible servant is one to whom the master can give the responsibility of managing his other household servants and feeding them. If the master returns and finds that the servant has done a good job, there will be a reward. I tell you the truth, the master will put that servant in charge … Continue reading Man Alive: Responsible

Sunday Supernaturally: Honoring Fathers

“Honor your father and mother.” This is the first commandment with a promise: If you honor your father and mother, “things will go well for you, and you will have a long life on the earth.”Ephesians 6:2-3 NLT This Sunday is Father’s Day.  I suppose that means different things to different people.  Certainly, we want … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Honoring Fathers