Category: Serving God

Built from the Ground Up

Have you ever watched a skyscraper being built?  They start by digging a big hole, then pour concrete footings, add steel beams, and lots of glass, along with countless hours of hard work by hundreds if not thousands of skilled craftsmen.  The finish work…

All or Nothing

Marriage is an all or nothing proposition.  Getting married and dating on the side simply doesn’t work.   Even without looking at marriage from a Biblical perspective, most people would prefer their marriage to be all or nothing.  The same is true for your relationship…

Light in the Darkness

Imagine you’re sitting around the dinner table at night with your family when suddenly the power goes out and your home is plunged into darkness. Without light, everything comes to a halt.  You stop eating.  You are now obsessed with finding light. When Jesus…

Pointed in the Same Direction

It’s important for followers of Jesus to all be pointed in the same direction, working together to share the gospel and serve God by serving others.  The more we work together, the more we can accomplish.  God is watching and He doesn’t want to…

Apples and Oranges

If you plant an apple tree would you expect oranges to grow?  I would hope not.  Seeds are very specific.  What you plant is what you get.  God has given us this simple lesson in all the various kinds of seeds available for planting. …

Christian Fuel

When you accept Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior, you are filled with the Holy Spirit which provides you with the power to turn your back on your selfish desires and walk forward with love.  Much of the world we live in is…

Balance

We have to find a balance in our lives regarding how we choose to spend our time.  For most of us, a large portion of our day is dedicated to our place of employment.  Another large block of time is dedicated to our family. …

Be the Peacemaker

We all know people who can’t wait to talk behind the backs of those in authority over them.  If we’re honest, that person has likely been us in certain circumstances.  We all know people who are filled with hatred for those who have more…

Followers of Jesus Christ

As followers of Jesus Christ, our sins have been forgiven through our faith in him and by the grace of God.  We have been granted an eternal life free from the evil that permeates the world we now inhabit.  What a glorious day that…

In the Beginning

God has always been around and will always be around – he has no beginning and no end.  The book of Genesis tells the story of our beginning which was designed and orchestrated by God.  I want to look at this story with a…

Consumer Christianity

Do you know what the term Christian CEO means?  That’s a Christian who attends church on Christmas and Easter only.  Here in America it’s a fairly common practice.  Another fairly common practice in America, among Christian believers, is to not attend church at all….

Roadmap for Christians

Near the end of the Apostle Paul’s letter to the Romans he listed some of the things Christians should keep in mind as they go through their daily life.  It’s a roadmap for worthy Christian living.  Even though you may already be pointed in…