The Twitter Effect

Turn my eyes from worthless things, and give me life through your word.Psalm 119:37 (NLT) My first stint in grad school saw me at Claremont Graduate University in Southern California. I was working on my master’s degree in American History. One of the things I loved about studying history was the ability to dig into... Continue Reading →

Value

Yes, everything else is worthless when compared with the infinite value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord.Philippians 3:8 (NLT) I remember when I got my first flip-phone. For those of you who don’t remember them, they are the cell phones which folded in half. So, when you took it out of your pocket, you would... Continue Reading →

Date Day

Keep the Sabbath day holy. Don’t pursue your own interests on that day, but enjoy the Sabbath and speak of it with delight as the Lord’s holy day. Honor the Sabbath in everything you do on that day, and don’t follow your own desires or talk idly.Isaiah 58:13 (NLT) In the world in which we... Continue Reading →

Stand!

A final word: Be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on all of God’s armor so that you will be able to stand firm against all strategies of the devil.Ephesians 6:10-11 (NLT) There is a very real war raging all around us. Though we can’t see it, we can see the... Continue Reading →

Deceit

Rescue me, O Lord, from liars and from all deceitful people.Psalm 120:2 (NLT) The world is full of deception. It’s a sad reality. For example, a while back I filled up my car’s gas tank. An employee of the gas station approached my car to ask what type of gas I’d like. (For those who... Continue Reading →

Do Not Fear

Yes, you came when I called; you told me, “Do not fear.”Lamentations 3:57 (NLT) Can I let you in on a little secret? It’s going to blow your mind. Here it is: Pastors are no different than anyone else. There! Boom! Now let me clarify that statement a bit before I get in trouble. Pastors... Continue Reading →

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