May 10, 2022 – The Last Word

May 10, 2022 – The Last Word

Our societal norms have been adjusted to accept all kinds of behavior. Our moral compass is off. Still, as long as we’re in this world, we want to represent Christ well to others in hopes that they will come to the knowledge of the truth and receive Christ as their Savior. But we also know that those who thumb their nose at God or ignore Him will discover that God will have the last word. He will be vindicated.

May 3, 2022 – What is Truth?

May 3, 2022 – What is Truth?

Today, our culture says truth is merely what you believe it to be. We hear people say things like, “That’s your truth, but not my truth.” Jesus declared, “I am the way and the truth and the life. As followers of Christ, we must not deny the truth but cling to it, stand on it, and proclaim it.

April 26, 2022 – You Are Called as a Disciple

April 26, 2022 – You Are Called as a Disciple

Living like Christ and leading others comes from devotion to the Lord, time in His Word, time conversing with Him, and spending time with others. Like any skill, we become better with practice. The daily practice of living a Christlike life will help keep us from having our intentions and actions thwarted by the evil one.

March 29, 2022 – Be a Godly Example to Others

March 29, 2022 – Be a Godly Example to Others

Godly examples of men and women in our life provide us with a powerful motivation and pattern for pursuing Christ. Especially when we are young, we simply mimic the example of others, often without conscious thought for what we’re doing. We simply do what they do. My friend Rob shared with me some of the men who served as examples in his life.

March 22, 2022 – Change

March 22, 2022 – Change

Change is inevitable! With change often comes more change, as we adapt to new circumstances, new technology, or new ideas. Whether they’re minor or drastic, the fact is, “adapting” has become a routine part of our daily existence. And it can be quite rattling.

March 8, 2022 – Pretenders

March 8, 2022 – Pretenders

When we try to take the credit for something God has done, we are no better—worse. When we flaunt our good deeds for all to see or pretend to be something we’re not, we become hypocrites—pretenders of the worse kind. Eventually we’re sure to be found out.

March 1, 2022 – Troubling Times

March 1, 2022 – Troubling Times

The present economy has created great uncertainty for many. Believers re-defining their future often struggle, trying to understand God’s will for their lives. No matter how unstable our environment, though, we can rest in knowing God loves us and He is in control. We must remain faithful as we trust Him.

February 15, 2022 – Cheap Grace

February 15, 2022 – Cheap Grace

Salvation involves being delivered from the eternal consequences of sin. It requires that we acknowledge and accept the sacrifice made on Calvary’s Cross by the God-man Jesus. It is only by God’s grace that we are saved. Jesus paid a tremendous price for an indescribable gift.

February 8, 2022 – Pursuing God

February 8, 2022 – Pursuing God

When courting Louise, nobody ever had to ask me if I was spending time with her regularly. I didn’t have to make a special effort to schedule time with her. I could hardly wait to spend time with her. And I told her everything — my hopes, dreams, fears — even dumb stuff.

February 1, 2022 – The Lord’s Supper

February 1, 2022 – The Lord’s Supper

That morning when we observed the Lord’s Supper, I looked around and saw that Christ not only died for me, but for these — my brothers and sisters there gathered with me. At the Lord’s Table we are all on a level plane. We all come humbly before Him in need of His grace and love that He extends freely toward us. The Lord’s Supper brings us together like nothing else.