Faith


Why Bother – Part 2

In a previous article, I explored some of the hazards of ministry for my fellow pastors – discouragement, disillusionment with people, and a lack of being able to see results from our efforts. While these are legitimate struggles, they are not the final word. Every job and anything we attempt for the Kingdom will have […]


Why Bother

This post was originally shared on Church Central, a great site for pastors! Sometimes, okay, probably more often than one would care to admit, we struggle with the results of our efforts. Working with people in a relational setting is difficult to quantify. When entering the paid ministry in late 1981, the Senior pastor I […]


God’s Provision

This is a copy of a blog post that I recently wrote for the good folks over at Church Central Many years ago, my wife and I were touring the then famous Crystal Cathedral. During the experience, we entered a beautifully decorated room and encountered the ORGAN. This beast was multiple stories high and I […]


God’s Expectations 1

Every believer at some time or another probably wonders what God really wants of them. God knows all, possesses all, and doesn’t need anything, so what could I possible do for Him? What can you give to someone that has everything that they want or desire? You think shopping for your mate is hard, what […]


The Great Commission-Seven Things We Must Remember When Preaching the Gospel – Joshua Monnington 2

I received this from a young man in my church and wanted to pass it along to you for your consideration. Joshua is 25 years old. “And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.  Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them […]


Heart Battles 2

Our heart pumps blood throughout our physical bodies in a marvelous way. Flowing freely in our human bodies, the blood is essential to our survival. When the Scripture uses the word heart, in most places it is referring not to the physical pump, but to our thoughts, intentions, and place of our emotions.  Jeremiah 17:9 […]


The Cross of Christ

Read John 19:17-42 Here is some of what happened on Good Friday. Jesus gave His life for us on the cross of Calvary, and all of history came into glorious focus. Jesus’ fulfilled all of the over 300 prophesies recorded in the Old Testament, many of which focused on His Sacrificial death. Here is a […]