A few days ago, my wife and I were watching television news. As we cringed at another video of “protestors” screaming and gesticulating in the face of police officers, we were struck by the hatred that spewed out. Unreasoning, shrieking, and red-faced, the black-clad young people seemed to be driven by some dark force beyond … Continue reading Verbal Vitriol? That’s Unacceptable!
Word for the Day: It takes a change of Heart Like everyone I know, when I first saw the video of the death of George Floyd, I was appalled. Afterward, I kept thinking, “What was in that cop’s mind? What was he thinking or feeling? How do you just sit there and watch the life … Continue reading Racism? That’s Unacceptable!
Test yourselves to make sure you are solid in the faith. Don't drift along taking everything for granted. Give yourselves regular checkups. You need firsthand evidence, not mere hearsay, that Jesus Christ is in you. Test it out. If you fail the test, do something about it. (2 Corinthians 13:5 MSG) It’s the last Sunday … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Ready or Not…
Building People of Substance for Works of Power Rise up and take your place and let’s get on to the end of the race. Let the Lord use you and do your part. The end-time revival is about to start. It’s a revival of power, a revival of love, a revival of peace and the … Continue reading Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Let’s do this!
My child, listen to what I say, and treasure my commands. Tune your ears to wisdom, and concentrate on understanding. Cry out for insight, and ask for understanding. Search for them as you would for silver; seek them like hidden treasures. Then you will understand what it means to fear the LORD, and you will … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Hunger
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
Building People of Substance for Works of Power Judy and I went out for tacos the other day. We went to a favorite spot and enjoyed carne asada, carnitas, and a fabulous cheese crisp. The place was quite busy and the atmosphere jovial. At one point, I visited the men’s room. It only has room … Continue reading Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Priorities for Preachers
How precious is your unfailing love, O God! All humanity finds shelter in the shadow of your wings. You feed them from the abundance of your own house, letting them drink from your river of delights. For you are the fountain of life, the light by which we see. Psalms 36:7-9 NLT Last week was … Continue reading Drinking from the River
 In the past God overlooked such ignorance, but now he commands all people everywhere to repent.  For he has set a day when he will judge the world with justice by the man he has appointed. He has given proof of this to everyone by raising him from the dead.” Acts 17:30 (NIV) … Continue reading He is Alive!
When they saw the star, they were filled with joy! They entered the house and saw the child with his mother, Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasure chests and gave him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh. Matthew 2:10-11 NLT I know it's not Christmas, but I was … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Opening Treasures