• Killing Time

    You cannot kill time without injury to eternity. – H. D. Thoreau Jesus told his disciples they MUST work while it is day, for it would soon come a time when they couldn’t. OUCH! Alarms, bells, whistles, chimes, etc. We’re surrounded by gadgets that each day remind us of the...

  • Practice Love

    Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you. – W.A. Ward Jesus not only taught the...

  • Give a Care

    Give a Care No one else has to care, so long as you do! – Anon God had an adjective for the Samaritan who helped his prejudiced neighbor in need. I think it was “GOOD.” Let’s face it. If we’re not careful we often do look around to see what...

  • Walk With

    We are so busy doing everything that we have no time to be anything. – V. Havner Jethro’s advice to his son-in-law Moses, was not only sound, it brought times of refreshing to him and the people. WOW! From covered-wagon to SUV’s, steam-locomotives to bullet trains, trans-atlantic ships to around...

  • Blessings and Beyond

    When God blesses you, He always has more than you in mind. – R. Jutze God blessed and favored Joseph immensely in his life not for Joseph’s sake, but for Israel’s sake. Joseph remembered! Hmm! God is always at his work, and normally he works through those who willingly serve...

  • Renewed Faith

    Our ‘Age of Anxiety’ is, in great part, the result of trying to live today’s circumstances with yesterday’s faith. – M. McLuhan Though Rachel believed in her husband Jacob’s God, she still kept the gods of her father Laban. Hmm! One of the great things about scientific discovery is that...

  • Action Prayer

    I prayed for 20 years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs. – Frederick Douglass Paul’s desire to build and strengthen churches were not mere words of prayer, they were fantastic journeys. AMEN! Yes God does answer prayer. Our problem is that we often expect the miraculous...

  • Just Do the Right Thing

    Initiative consists simply of doing the right thing without being told. – I. Mack Jonathan charged a garrison of Philistine soldiers that led to an Israelite conquest. Was he told to do it? NO! Was he right to do it? YES! “I wonder what I should do!” It’s a question we...

  • Eyes on the Prize

    It’s very hard to take the wrong turn when you’re looking in the right direction. – Anon Satan tempted Jesus in the wilderness on 3 different occasions, each time Jesus looked to His Father and His Word. Hmm! No one likes to ‘crash and burn’ in life yet it happens...

  • The Good The Bad

    Those whom heaven blesses, hell curses. – Anon Paul had great successes in building and establishing churches but suffered massive persecution, afflictions, and even threats from within and without. Hmm! In war, it cannot be overstated that one should always know their enemy and his tactics, or it could prove...