I am on my way to officiate at the memorial service for my dear friend, Wayne Elston. Wayne was a great pastor for 39 years. He pushed through hardships most of us can only imagine. He knew his time was short. I am posting the last article he posted at the end of May. He … Continue reading Be a Great Church
No hagamos esto solos, Friend. Tuvimos una gran reunión de varones este pasado fin de semana, durante una de las reuniones, un varón hizo una pregunta “¿Quién es tu modelo a seguir?”, estábamos hablando de que deberíamos de hacer para convertirnos en el hombre que Dios nos mandó a ser. Una forma era encontrar a … Continue reading De la Abundancia del Corazon
But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light; who once were not a people but are now the people of God, who had not obtained mercy but now have … Continue reading Sunday Blessing: A Special People
Curmudgeon: - a crusty, irascible, cantankerous old person full of stubborn ideas. (The Free Dictionary) I have decided that for my sanity and your edification, I am going to regularly take a few moments to express my inner curmudgeon. Most of my life is spent trying to be kind, wise, culturally aware, and socially … Continue reading Curmudgeon Alert!
Church is an "us" Thing. For years, I have heard folks say variations on this theme, “I have a relationship with God. It is private and personal. I don’t need to go to church.” Assuming these individuals are believers in the Lord Jesus Christ, that they have been born of the Spirit (John 3:6), then … Continue reading Out of the Abundance of the Heart
"For I am the LORD, I do not change; Therefore you are not consumed, O sons of Jacob. Yet from the days of your fathers You have gone away from My ordinances And have not kept them. Return to Me, and I will return to you," Says the LORD of hosts. "But you said, 'In … Continue reading Revive the Tithe: I Want the Blessing!
Let my teaching fall on you like rain; let my speech settle like dew. Let my words fall like rain on tender grass, like gentle showers on young plants. (Deuteronomy 32:2 NLT)