Disenchanted with religion


I got an email this morning with a link to an article which is disturbing, but very likely normal for the generation called millennials. After I read the article I noticed that the author had a point at the beginning of the article. Anyone, whether a teen or a young adult would question their faith in […]

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How do you know Him?


First, you have to get to know Him Getting to know your Savior isn’t hard to do but you have to figure out if He wants to know you too! Have you felt drawn to Him in a church setting or when watching a religious program? If you have then you need to get your […]

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Christianity and religion


These two words are not the same thing. Religion covers many different types of worship, while Christianity is only one of the many. Why am I writing this piece? It seemed like a good idea at the time. So, which are you following….Jesus the Christ or a religious observance of a lifelong habit? We can […]

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The shed blood of Jesus Christ


1 Peter 1:13-21 13 Therefore, gird your minds for action, keep sober in spirit, fix your hope completely on the grace to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. 14 As obedient children, do not be conformed to the former lusts which were yours in your ignorance, 15 but like the Holy […]

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Resting in God’s Presence


In our world today we live almost twenty-four hours on and get very little actual rest even when we do sleep. Many of us have trouble sleeping, as I do, and take medication to “help us along”. In reality and physically we are sabotaging our restful periods because our body feels that if we don’t […]

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Do you know God’s name?


If I asked this in church or on the street, most people would just look at me funny. They might ask “What do you mean ‘do I know God’s name?’? It’s God! Well, yes and not exactly. Names in the ancient Near East often functioned differently than names do today. In addition to identifying a […]

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Should we support clergy?


If we don’t then there won’t be anyone to preach or to witness to those in our churches or on these pages. Why am I writing about being paid? Because being a pastor, whether I preach in a church or online, is my calling from God and it is written in Scripture that those who […]

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We should protect ourselves


…35 Then Jesus asked them, “When I sent you out without purse or bag or sandals, did you lack anything?” “Nothing,” they answered. 36“Now, however, He told them, “the one with a purse should take it, and likewise a bag; and the one without a sword should sell his cloak and buy one. 37 For […]

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There is no one like you


God made each of us unique because each of us can do something or reach someone that cannot be reached or done by anyone else. Be what God created you to be…you!

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