Family Minister (Page 3)

Do You Want To Fight?

2 Timothy 4:7“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:” (KJV) People have always loved games. When I was little we used to invent games, and create our own rules. Some games were more interesting than others, and other games were just boring. There was a game…

The Day We Got the Dog

2 Corinthians 8:21: “For we have regard for what is honorable, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.” I heard this story today in one of my classes. I didn’t know where it was going, but then I remembered that the class I was taking was on…

Are You Going To College?

As many of you are going to college, here a couple of things I want you to remember: 1. Be nice to your parents. When you leave, you are taking a piece of their heart. You may be going away 100 miles or 10 miles, but neither is easy for any parent. You will always…

My Hope Is Built On Nothing Less

1 Thessalonians 4:13, “But we do not want you to be uninformed, brethren, about those who are asleep, so that you will not grieve as do the rest who have no hope.”   It is inevitable we will all die. We don’t know where or when but we will all pass through this dreaded gate.…

Wanna Make Friends?

Proverbs 17: 17 “A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.” (NASB)   When I started visiting the congregation here at Riverchase I knew maybe two people, but that number changed quickly. The children’s minister came and talked to me, then the youth minister talked to us. They invited us…

The Hurricane Is Coming

Luke 6:49 But the one who has heard and has not acted accordingly, is like a man who built a house on the ground without any foundation; and the torrent burst against it and immediately it collapsed, and the ruin of that house was great.” (NASB) How do we prepare when a storm is coming?…

The Ideal Church

1 Thessalonians 1: 7 so that you became an example to all the believers in Macedonia and in Achaia. 8 For the word of the Lord has sounded forth from you, not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but also in every place your faith toward God has gone forth, so that we have no need…

Baja Mission Trip

We recently got back from our week long mission trip to Baja Mexico. I cannot express the joy I get from everything that happens in the mission field. All the experiences and events cannot be put in a few words.  It would take a book.  Let me just share one experience. Ron Jackson, Glenn Savage,…

Lessons Learned, Strong Roots

John 15:16 You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you. (ESV) While driving home this week I noticed that many gardens are…