August 2016 archive

Aug 18

Essential Items for a New Preacher

I am thankful for young preachers going into the work.  I am particularly excited this year as there are a couple of my friends who are starting their freshman year studying to become preachers.  I am optimistic about their studies and the impact they will have for the Lord.  This got me to thinking about …

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Aug 16

Being Like Judas

Most Christians would never think of being like Judas!  He was the wicked Apostle that betrayed Jesus.  He feigned friendship and love with a kiss, while secretly betraying our Lord. Bible students have long struggled to explain how Judas could do such an act.  But the Holy Spirit is pretty clear in the reason Judas …

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Aug 11

Honoring the Homeschool Mom

She rises early in the morning just to have a few minutes to herself before her day begins.  She loves her job, but most days she wonders if she can do it.  She constantly is feeling like someone could do better.  She carries the weight of her children’s future success upon her shoulders.  She feels …

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Aug 10

The Difference Jesus Makes in Your Marriage

  — These six characteristics were taken from the book pictured – The Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages. You can also listen to this sermon in the Audio Resources page.

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Aug 03

A Stop by Focus on the Family

Our our vacation we stopped by the campus of Focus on the Family (See this link about visiting their campus).  Focus on the Family is a ministry started by James Dobson dedicated to strengthening the family.  We have been blessed through the writings of Dr. Dobson.  He has written classics on parenting and disciplining children. …

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Aug 02

It is Just a Little Creek!

We just returned from vacation in Colorado.  It was a wonderful time.  We visited the Rocky Mountain National Park on Friday, July 29th.  We were walking to this historic site when we crossed this creek. This creek looks very ordinary and small.  You wouldn’t think much about it, except to observe its natural beauty as …

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