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...
Better Than Ice Cream

Better Than Ice Cream

Psalm 34:8 NLT “Taste and see that the Lord is good. Oh, the joys of those who take refuge in him!” I hope that each of you had a great Easter weekend with your family and friends. In the midst of  the more meaningful experiences surrounding the death, burial and...
Who I Will Become

Who I Will Become

 “looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.” – Hebrews 12:2 As we currently are in the season of Lent, which...
Unmet Expectations

Unmet Expectations

Psalm 40:5 “O Lord, our God, no one can compare with you. Such wonderful works and miracles are all found with you! And you think of us all the time with your countless expressions of love— far exceeding our expectations!” (The Passion Translation) I’m glad that God...