(Part 1) Lights Along the Way

(Part 1) Lights Along the Way

During my life there have been several “special someones” whose thoughts, insights, and encouragement have shaped my ministry in profound ways. One such someone is G. Campbell... Read More »
Models of Encouragement (Part Three)

Models of Encouragement (Part Three)

Some individuals seem to have a God-given gift of sensing the future potential of other men and women. In the church setting, we see this when the person who has been called by the... Read More »
Models of Encouragement (Part Two)

Models of Encouragement (Part Two)

The conversion of Saul of Tarsus on the road to Damascus was evidence of the power of the gospel that Paul would later write about in Romans 1:16. God had to do a special work in the... Read More »
Models of Encouragement (Part One)

Models of Encouragement (Part One)

In his book Spiritual Leadership, J. Oswald Sanders writes, “I would like to draw the attention of leaders to the incredibly fruitful results that can flow from a ministry of... Read More »
Healing Words (Part Three)

Healing Words (Part Three)

Mephibosheth’s story—If ever anyone heard healing words, it was Mephibosheth, son of Jonathan. David and Jonathan were great friends. If Christian men are lonely today,... Read More »
Healing Words (Part Two)

Healing Words (Part Two)

Jesus’ story—We are discovering some healing and nourishing words in our Bible. John Mark was well on the road to recovery when he heard the word “useful”... Read More »
Healing Words (Part One)

Healing Words (Part One)

I have been giving a lot of thought lately to Proverbs 18:21. This verse has much to say about the power of the tongue. “Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those... Read More »
“Reflections for Father’s Day” (Part One)

“Reflections for Father’s Day” (Part One)

Several years ago, I purchased a book by Phil Davis entitled The Father I Never Knew. This Florida pastor writes: “The yearning for a model father is so pervasive that it is my... Read More »
A River Runs Through Us

A River Runs Through Us

 There’s a river running under your feet—  Under this house,  Under this street;  Straight from the heart,  Ancient and sweet,  On its way... Read More »

Prayer-Meeting Blues

Prayer meetings can get you down. No matter how much you look forward to gathering with friends to pray, the requests can be disheartening. A missionary is having health problems. A... Read More »
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