Pray Really Hard

Pray Hard

I was listening to the radio the other day, flipping through the channels and I paused for a moment on a call-in show. The woman talking to the host asked him what she could do about something going on in the national spotlight. After the host said that there was basically nothing to do, the […]

A Good Plan or God’s Plan

A Good plan or God's Plan

Years ago when I first got saved, I attended a small church of less than 100. We didn’t have a worship band. In fact, all we had was a CD player and a bunch of CDs for our worship. I had been born again for probably less than a year when the youth pastor gave […]

Is God Good?

Is God good_

If you asked a group of Christians this question, you quite possibly would get a variety of different answers. Most would say of course God is good. But then there would be some that have a little bit of doubt in their mind. They think, “well I am sure for the most part He’s good, […]

Should Led Zeppelin Lead Worship?

Should Led Zeppelin Lead Worship_

There was a question that was asked in one of the Facebook group’s I’m in, that I found quite important. The person in the group had this question: As I looked at some of the comments, which some were spot on, it seemed some thought that the question was not about how do you say […]

Stay Focused

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 When I was a kid, I would play volleyball with my neighbor’s grandkids. My neighbor was an elderly woman and every now and then her grandkids would come over and we would play volleyball across the fence. The fence that separated our yards was the kind with the jagged spikes on the top. I’m not […]

Why George Clooney Won’t Get His Prayer Answered

Why George Clooney Won’t Get His Prayer Answered

Back in September, actor George Clooney published a short “prayer” in The Daily Beast. The prayer reads as follows: I pray that we can find more that unites us than divides us. I pray that our nation’s leaders want to do the same. I pray that young children like Tamir Rice can feel safe in […]

The Devil’s Haunted House

The devil's haunted house

Haunted Houses are big at this time of year. People like to be scared. But there’s real fears out there that go beyond monsters and all the things associated with Halloween. There’s fear of failure, fear of the future, fear of classmates. The list can go on and on. These fears have their root in […]

The Fisherman’s Field Guide To Fishin (Or What To Do Instead of Fishing

Fisherman's-Field-Guide

   The Bible talks about ‘Fishers of Men,’ but Jesus said that to fishermen. The majority of Christians aren’t fishermen. Yet we still try to take this concept of being fishers of men and apply it to witnessing and sometimes, just sometimes, we focus on this concept of the “bait we use.” However, Jesus was […]

Life & Death Are In The Power Of The Song

Life and death are in the power of the song

What you confessed is what you possess. It may sound like a catchy tune, and it is. But it’s also a Biblical truth. The Bible says that life and death are in the power of the tongue as those that love it will eat of it. The Bible also says, “Not what goes into the […]

Feed Your Spirit

Feed Your Spirit

 The Bible tells us that bad company corrupts good character (1 Corinthians 15:33). There’s an old saying that says, “if you lay down with dogs you will get fleas.” There’s another one that goes “garbage in garbage out.” These line up with the Bible when it says it is not what goes into the mouth […]