Learn to Live

When I was younger, I remember how saturated the Christian media was with questions such as, “Would you die for Christ?” and or “If the situation were to arise, would you deny Jesus in your last moments?” There are hundreds of variations to these questions and upon reflection I believe I know why these questionsContinue reading “Learn to Live”

The 5 P’s of Accomplishing Godly Goals

There are many models that claim to navigate people to success and completion of their goals. But here, we take a look at a Spiritual model whose goal is to assist in molding the inner and outer person in Christ Jesus.  Join us as we explore this list! Pray (Psalm 145:18; Philippians 4:6-7; Colossians 4:2)Continue reading “The 5 P’s of Accomplishing Godly Goals”

Do I Dare?

“‘Amazing Grace,’ How sweet the sound!” The composer of the beloved hymn, John Newton (1725-1807), had this hymn first published in what is called “The Olney Hymns” book. It was an illustration of potent ideologies of the evangelical movement in England at the time. The Amazing Grace tune as we know it was composed byContinue reading “Do I Dare?”

Soap Bubbles

“Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity.”~ Ecclesiastes 1:2 Does this verse ring of utter positivity and make you excited to read on?!  I sure hope so… As you read on… Mentally tag the word, vanity.  Moving on, the writer Solomon begins to depict the many things that humanity prizesContinue reading “Soap Bubbles”

Abner and the Discerning Journey

Following the holiday season, people need many things. Practically, two that come to mind immediately are money and more sleep.  But beyond the practicalities there is so much more that we need! In the infamous work Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, we are reassured,  “You are human and fallible.” Throughout the holidays and the ChristmasContinue reading “Abner and the Discerning Journey”

How’s Your Christmas Going?

Christmas.  It is often recognized as a time to come together. A time for peace, harmony, unity, good will to men, and all of the many great things that are sung about from October to the beginning of January. How is it going? Think on it, answer to yourself.  I ask that question for youContinue reading “How’s Your Christmas Going?”

Victory in Jesus

“But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ” (1 Corinthians 15:57). The hymn “Victory in Jesus” was written by Eugene M. Barlett (December 24th, 1885, to January 25th, 1941). Two years before his death from complications of a stroke, the song first appeared in a paperback song bookContinue reading “Victory in Jesus”

1 Timothy 6:11-21 (KJV)

6:11 But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness. Fleeing is a reiteration of the phrase found in 1 Timothy 6:5 that urges the believer to withdraw themselves from the “perverse disputing” that “gain is godliness.”  Following this statement, we find that this evil mindsetContinue reading “1 Timothy 6:11-21 (KJV)”

A Mighty Fortress

I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust. ~ Psalm 91:2 On March 17th, 2003, due to multiple diplomatic tensions between NATO countries and Iraq, diplomatic relations between Iraq and the United States ended. With them, thousands of NATO troops were deployed IraqiContinue reading “A Mighty Fortress”

A Faithful Foreigner

And Ittai answered the king, and said, As the Lord liveth, and as my lord the king liveth, surely in what place my lord the king shall be, whether in death or life, even there also will thy servant be. ~ 2 Samuel 15:21 The adoption process is such a long but beautiful process. ThroughContinue reading “A Faithful Foreigner”