Words to Live By

Do Hard Things

I’ve heard from many how following the Lord is so difficult today. They see the decline of America and all the things that it once stood for and feel a sense of hopelessness. Frankly, if I wer... [Read More]

Can we trust Him, even when we suffer?

I was very surprised to see an article in the mainline news media this month stating, “Everything Seemingly is Spinning out of Control.” (ABC online news). Some of the events we are ... [Read More]

Why so downcast oh my soul

I want to take these next few moments, to offer you a new perspective. Do you realize that most of our unhappiness comes from mis-understanding our circumstances and from underestimating God’s love ... [Read More]

Finding our Hope in a faithless World

 If only for this life we have hope in Christ, we are to be pitied more than all men. 1 Cor 15:19 A recent comprehensive study of Americans conducted by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public life... [Read More]

Pray for your Enemies–How?

As I watch the world around me, I am more convinced than ever that we are entering a new age of spiritual warfare. The intensity of this war will be far stronger and more dangerous for follower... [Read More]

The First Blessing

Perhaps you heard about the man in Australia who offered up his life for auction on e—bay.  He threw in his house, all its furnishings, his car and even his job to whoever who bid the most.  He wa... [Read More]

Pray, Wait, Do

Sometimes in our rush to accomplish things for ourselves and the Lord we get mixed up as to the order of things. Nothing lasting or eternal can be done except through the blessing of God’s Holy S... [Read More]

Avoiding Compassion Burn-out

I’ve read some interesting reports recently on the effects of “compassion fatigue” on people. When nearly every news story borders on horrific or depressing events, with little hope of resolutio... [Read More]

All Hands on Deck, Take up your Cross and Serve

[wp_braintree_button item_name="Donate" item_amount="1"]   When there is a disaster aboard a ship, a loud horn will sound to get everyone's attention.  A senior officer will initiate the c... [Read More]

God’s Treasury for unstable times

    Greetings to you in the precious Name of our Lord Jesus Christ! As we have watched our world spiral out of control; when there are more “unknowns” than “certainties”, th... [Read More]