Our Savior is Near

Our Savior is Near

Over the next few days, I would like to once again remember the story of Messiah as told in and through the Scriptures. Too often we pastors are hurried. We run from here to there... Read More »
The Pastor’s Quiet Time (Part 4)

The Pastor’s Quiet Time (Part 4)

Some pastors’ busy schedules include preparing a devotional for the weekly prayer service. It may not take as much preparation time as the Sunday morning service, but it’s still a... Read More »
The Pastor’s Quiet Time (Part 3)

The Pastor’s Quiet Time (Part 3)

My wife and I usually take a book along to read on a flight. Before a trip to Orlando, I purchased Ordering Your Private World by Gordon MacDonald. It was a great read and helped to... Read More »
Remember . . .

Remember . . .

When we were little, our moms would call after us as we darted out the door to play with our friends: “Remember to look both ways before you cross the street.” And then when we got... Read More »
The Glory of Celebration (Part Three)

The Glory of Celebration (Part Three)

This week, we are joining the multitudes around the throne in celebration of the greatness of our God. Monday, we celebrated the Creator (Rev.4:11) and yesterday we celebrated the... Read More »
The Glory of Christmas (Part Three)

The Glory of Christmas (Part Three)

As we conclude our consideration of the glory of Christmas we move from the person of Christmas (Christ) and the power of Christmas (the Holy Spirit) to… The Praise of Christmas... Read More »
We Must Choose Whom to Serve

We Must Choose Whom to Serve

He said to me, “Son of man, have you seen what the elders of the house of Israel are doing in the darkness, each at the shrine of his own idol? They said, ‘The Lord does... Read More »
“Psalm 27: The Song of Hopeful Faith” (Part Two)

“Psalm 27: The Song of Hopeful Faith” (Part Two)

This week we are looking together at Psalm 27, and seeing how hope and faith can be God’s instruments to strengthen us in challenging times. Yesterday we saw the light of the... Read More »
What Does Your Church Value? (Part Three)

What Does Your Church Value? (Part Three)

Monday and Tuesday we considered the values embraced by the early church in Acts 2:42, but, as important as those values are, they must be lived out. When we read the verses that... Read More »
What Does Your Church Value? (Part Two)

What Does Your Church Value? (Part Two)

This week we are considering the values expressed by the early church. These basic values drove the life and ministry of that church family, and were captured by Luke in Acts 2:42.... Read More »