Chosen For Mission

God made a choice to reach the Gentiles first through His servant Peter  (Acts 15:7).  God makes choices to be carried out by servants on whom He can depend.  He is always looking for willing Continue reading

Pray For All People

Pray for your enemies.  Pray for political leaders.  Pray for that testy neighbor.  Pray for your pastor and church leaders.  Christians are admonished to do all of these things.  Prayers offered Continue reading

Once For All

Christ died once for all.  He shed his blood for all time and for all people:   For those who lived before Him and for those who lived after Him.  He came for sinners:  All sinners.  His love seeks Continue reading

What We Are Becoming

We become tomorrow what we live today.  We only have today to be what He wants us to be.  We only have this moment to invest in His service.  Time does not wait for us, and it will not excuse us.  I Continue reading

Sin’s Progression

Sin is progressive by its very nature.  Once you yield to sin, it becomes easier to repeat the action the next time.  Then it traps you.  Sin is binding, addictive and dehumanizing.  It wreaks havoc Continue reading

He Wants Your Love

When Jesus asked Peter, “Do you love me?” (John 21:17), He did not do it out of His own insecurity.  It matters to Him if we love Him, because it is so important to our well being.  Love is not a Continue reading

Follow Me

When Jesus called Peter and the others from their boats, He said to them, "Come, follow me, and I will make you fishers of men" Matthew 4:19.  They followed him for an amazing 3 1/2 years.  Then it Continue reading

Spirit And Body

What we do with our body affects our spirit.  To neglect the body is to neglect the spirit.  Sins of the spirit also hurt our bodies.  We poison our bodies by our attitudes.  We are an undivided Continue reading

Letting God Restore Us

“Do you want to get well?” is what Jesus said to the man who had been in his condition for 38 years (John 5:6).  This man had lost the will to be better.  He had accepted his plight.  Jesus is trying Continue reading

Changing Histories Changes History

We live in a world where so many people seem increasingly broken.  Abuse, addictions, sinful behaviors, and corrupt thinking have them in chains, decay and repeated cycles of failure.  God can break Continue reading