Self-fulfillment? 

Check out this quote from, “Four Portraits, One Jesus” by Mark Strauss. It’s a great book which gives tons of info about the history and setting of the gospels. Mark’s Gospel reminds us that the goal of the Christian life is not to find security or self-fulfillment. Following Jesus is …

Are you going to complain today?

There was no water. They were thirsty. Hundreds of thousands of people needed something to drink. So they got together….and complained against their leaders. It happened a few thousands years ago. Moses and Aaron were on the receiving end of their quarrelling words. Words like this: “It would have been …

Need some help?

Psalm 28:7 says, “The Lord is my strength and my shield, my heart trusts in him and I received help. My heart rejoices, and I give thanks to him with my song.” God is an ever present source of help. All we need to do is ask. He is there …

The Importance of Being Teachable

Proverbs 10:17 says, “Whoever heeds correction is on the pathway to life, but someone who ignores exhortation goes astray.” Teachability is the one of the greatest qualities we can possess. No person knows everything. Some may act like they do, some are certainly smarter than others, but no person has …

The One Sin That Can’t Be Forgiven

Jesus is so loving and gracious. He forgives all our sin. His love pursues us. In the kingdom of God, you will find people who have been guilty of all sorts of misdeeds, abominations, and wicked actions. From fornication to murder, to pride and anger and yelling and violence. From …

Feeling Inadequate?

It is a common feeling this feeling of inadequacy. But we must move beyond it if we are to serve the Lord. We are inadequate. Accept it. Believe it. It will always be so. But also believe that God would not have placed you where you are, if He did …

man on bench in desert

The Secret of Success

Check out these two verses from 1 Chronicles. “So Saul died because he was unfaithful to the LORD. He failed to obey the LORD’s command, and he even consulted a medium instead of asking the LORD for guidance. So the LORD killed him and turned the kingdom over to David …