Minister Articles

Amazed not Amused

Matthew 24: 12-13 “And because lawlessness is increased, most people’s love will become cold. But the one who endures to the end is the one who will be saved.” (NASB) When people are dating, they tend to be amazed at everything the other person does. Everything they say, and everything they do, they are amazed…

Think to Thank Part 2

Maybe we should step back and think a little bit as we approach Thanksgiving Day. There are a lot of problems with our nation, but there is also a lot of good. Our Founders knew what they were doing to protect our democracy by the Constitution they gave to us.  We would do well to…

Think To Thank

We have to think to become thankful. We have to think to be aware of the things done for us; the cost and sacrifice involved in the doing of those things. We have to think to become appreciative and grateful. We have to think to express our appreciation and gratitude. That’s why the story of…

Wanting God More Than Comfort

1 Peter 2:11 Beloved, I urge you as foreigners and strangers, to abstain from fleshly lusts, which wage war against the soul. 12 Keep your behavior excellent among the Gentiles, so that in the thing in which they slander you as evildoers, they may because of your good deeds, as they observe them, glorify God…

Pop Quiz

When I was in school, there is nothing I hated worse than a pop quiz! Although I may have been keeping up with the required assignments, required reading, and preparing for the expected tests, the unexpected tests had the potential to wreck your overall average in the class. In our teen class last Wednesday night,…

Love Jesus

John 15: 15 “If you love me, you will keep my commandments. 16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper, to be with you forever, 17 even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him, for he…

Garbage In Garbage Out

It never ceases to amaze me when I stop and think just how much our daily lives have changed in the high school setting over the past 30 years. Students used to have to get all of their information and knowledge either from books, TV, or the adults in their lives. This is not the…

Seasoned Word

Colossians 4:6 Your speech must always be with grace, as though seasoned with salt, so that you will know how you should respond to each person. (NASB) For people that know me, if you invite me to eat, I will go anywhere. There is no food to which I will say no. I have eaten…

Be a Man Like Jesus

John 5:30 “I can do nothing on My own initiative. As I hear, I judge; and My judgment is just, because I do not seek My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.” (NASB) Did you get everything you needed from your dad? Did he give you affection? Was he proud of…