My recent experiences have made realize that I am getting older, sure, but I also don’t recover from illnesses as quickly as I used to. This last bout has dampened the winds in my sais, some. But it has also confirmed how much I need my Father’s presence. Continue reading
I have heard it said that, in our churches, women do most (if not all) the praying and that men are left to run the churches. First, I don’t necessarily agree with that sentiment. However, if it is true, I argue that if Men don’t pray, they shouldn’t be involved in guiding anything within the church! Oh, not just men, this goes for women, as well! Continue reading
I ended an earlier message with a passage from Habbakuk:
Yahweh is in his holy temple.
Let all the earth hush and be silent in his presence (Habakkuk 2:20) Continue reading
So many believers are constantly running around in a circle, believing that “God” is breathing down the back of their necks, ready to stomp on all of their dreams and desires. Absolutely convinced that He is angry with them! Why? Because they don’t believe they are doing enough. They aren’t Evangelizing their cities, but also failing within their own families. Continue reading
As believers, there are a few things that we must remember, but the greatest one is to be prepared to face our Lord at any moment. Jesus stated:
“Be ready for action, and have your lamps burning. Be like servants waiting to open the door at their master’s knock when he returns from a wedding . . . Be ready, because the Son of Man will return when you least expect him.” (Luke 12:35-36, 40) Continue reading
A few Sundays ago, my wife encouraged several of her family members to honor her dad by everyone showing up at his Catholic church. It ended up being a wonderful time for everyone, especially her dad. He was truly blessed! You see, my father-in-law is 96 and enduring a terminal form of cancer. He has lived a very abundant life — both financially and spiritually. Her dad was blessed in his life and lived to bless others. I have deep respect and admiration for my father-in-law.