Do You Feel Like Giving Up On Life?

Life can be overwhelming at times. Financial problems and the fear of losing everything we have. Relationship problems and the fear of being  rejected and alone. Spiritual problems when we feel as if God doesn't love us anymore or how could he … [Read more...]

God, I Don’t Understand What’s Going On!

"Jesus answered him, “What I am doing you do not understand now, but afterward you will understand.” John 13:7 ESV MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCE At the age of 13 my younger brother Bobby, who was 11, died with Leukemia. At the time I was not a … [Read more...]

“On the seventh day the child died …”

As a father and grandfather I cannot think of anything more devastating than the death of a child. When I was 13 years old, my 11 year old brother, Bobby, died after a 6 year battle with leukemia. I will never forget the day word came that my brother … [Read more...]

WHO OR WHAT DO WE TURN TO IN TIMES OF DIFFICULTY? (Part 2)

In Psalm 86, David turns to the Lord in his time of distress and difficulty ("When I am in distress, I call to you, because you answer me." Psalm 86:7) and that is what we should do too! Now that all sounds very religious and is what we would … [Read more...]

“God Where Are You!?”

John 11 records the story of Lazarus, a friend of Jesus, who died. However, he died because Jesus let him die! WHAT!!!!! If he was Jesus' friend, why did he let him die? 1. Did Jesus know he was sick? Yes (John 11:1-6) 2. Did he have the power to … [Read more...]

“Instant Gratification”

In a world of "Instant Gratification" living life according to Biblical Principles can sometimes appear to be worthless. However, since our ultimate reward is not instant but eternal & God's way is always the best way, I choose to continue to … [Read more...]

“Do You Ever Question the Bible?”

Do you ever question whether the Bible really means what it says because what it says does not appear to be working in your life? For example, take a look at this verse in Psalms - "The Lord gives strength to his people; the Lord blesses His … [Read more...]

“I Hate My Job”

"I Hate My Job" Have you ever said or thought that? Are you feeling that right now? Have you ever taken the time to think through why you hate your job or what you might be able to do to change it? Don't feel bad. We are not the only humans to think … [Read more...]

“I Can Handle This”

1 Thessalonians 5:18 says, "give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus." How can we do this when the circumstance is tragic? Consider these truths about God: 1. God is in control - Philippians 3:21 2. God … [Read more...]