So Much More Than a Patch

So Much More Than a Patch

1 Corinthians 1:18 NKJV “For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.” This past week my wife, Missy and I were in Fort Myers, Florida for a church conference with a network that we are a...
Be Of Good Courage

Be Of Good Courage

In Deuteronomy 31:6 NKJV as Moses is transitioning his leadership to a man named, Joshua, he tells the nation of Israel to “Be strong and of good courage, do not fear nor be afraid of them; for the Lord your God, He is the One who goes with you. He will not...
It’s Worth the Investment

It’s Worth the Investment

Galatians 6:9 NLT “So let’s not get tired of doing what is good. At just the right time we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up.” Currently, my family is enjoying our third week of a five week sabbatical (extended ministry vacation) for rest and...
A Sure Sign You are Flying

A Sure Sign You are Flying

1 Peter 5:8 NLT “Stay alert! Watch out for your great enemy, the devil.  He prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour.” Do you remember the famous line, “Build it and they will come”,  from the 1989 Kevin Costner movie, Field of Dreams?  As a...
Don’t Worry About Today

Don’t Worry About Today

Philippians 4:6 NLT “Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done.” I have found it literally impossible to read this verse from Paul’s letter to the Christians living in Philippi without having...