Best Recipe for this Season

a worship sandwich

Family comes together. The turkey and dressing gets put in the oven. The pumpkin pie sits out, ready to be devoured. It’s Thanksgiving! We are hungry and can hardly wait to eat this scrumptious meal, and yet, there is something we hunger for spiritually that we rarely get.  We have prayers that never seemed to […]

The Downfall of America

who's to blame?

“She did it. It’s her fault.” “She made me do it.” “The devil made me do it.” Our fleshly response to most anything negative or accusatory is to blame someone else; especially if it might cost us something. Blame can often be the conversation over dinner. “If our President would just….” “If people would just […]

Eye Obsession

what are you looking at?

ATTENTION! Your Immediate Response Is Needed! It happens all the time. Something or someone is vying for our attention all the time. And their urgency often becomes your problem! If we are not careful, we will find ourselves consumed with whatever stole our attention to the forgetfulness of what or who originally had it. For […]

The Right Focus

when so much is competing

I don’t know about you, but I can be easily distracted. I can be fully engaged in conversation and see a bird fly by and then miss the last several minutes of conversation because I was “taken away” by this busy, little, bright bird! I can also become so consumed with the stresses of life, […]

HERE: Day 44

Matthew 27:32-66

Has anyone heard of a man named Dawson Trotman? Most of you would say, “no”. An unfamiliar name. Certainly not a popular one. But one of the most profound names I know. Do you know who Billy Graham is? Now THAT’s a familiar name! Well, when Billy Graham was a young, up and coming evangelist, in […]

HERE: Day 43

Matthew 27:15-31

She was different. She had adopted children who did not have her same color skin as her. She adopted a bunch of them. And she brought them to church. And they were rowdy, not well-behaved at all. Yet every week she came, and she did her best, but the children figgited and made such a […]