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Do You Believe This?

barley-fieldIn John 11, Jesus makes a profound statement about himself that has been quite encouraging to me lately. In response to Martha’s futuristic hope of seeing her deceased brother, Lazarus, once again, Jesus offers this insight in verses 25 and 26: “Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life; he who believes in Me will live even if he dies, and everyone who lives and believes in Me will never die. Do you believe this?” (more…)

Food for Building!

Food! IIce cream love food. Especially in the summer time, there is nothing like a bowl of ice cream! I know I’m blessed, really blessed. Many people have never had the opportunity to even taste ice cream.  When looking in the mirror or standing on the bathroom scales, it’s easy to see I’ve taken advantage of this blessing. And that I have taken my focus off of the Lord and others and have placed it on myself.

1 Corinthians 6:19 – What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?

This verse should motivate us to take care of our bodies by making healthy choices. I know being overweight or out of shape may not seem like that big of deal to you, but it is to God. (more…)

So This Happened


It was lunchtime. So I decided to go to this great burger place near my house. I knew it would be busy, but it is always worth the way. As I entered the door, I got in line. In front of me was this lady with two young kids. This lady was kind of wild. Her hair was dyed around five different colors. She had some crazy hippy cowboy boots. Her jeans were the kind with funky designer pockets, ripped all over in the front. She had on a neon tie died shirt. She had on super bright make up with glitter type stuff on her face. She had some tats and bracelets and necklaces. My mind began racing. What kind of woman was this? (more…)

Vacation or Godly Rest?

restToday I’m getting ready to go on vacation … a luxury that I know not everyone can afford to do. And many just can’t find the time for. I thank the Lord for this opportunity with which He has blessed me and my family. As I think about our vacation ahead, I get so excited thinking of the different activities and adventures we are going to do as a family. But the most important part of going on vacation for me is the rest from the everyday workload.  Today in my blog I want to tackle a truth that is foundational to the Christian faith: rest. (more…)

How To Be A Superhero!

SuperheroI have a confession…..I am a comic book nerd!  I love all the Marvel and D.C. Comic movies.  Our society is amazed by superhero stories.  We  love reading about people with extraordinary power who do things to help others, save the world, and fight evil.   Did you know that, as a believer in Christ, you too can become a superhero? (more…)

What’s Holding You Back?


In Acts 16, we pick up the story of Paul and Silas. They had journeyed to the region of Macedonia. Skipping down to verse 25, we find Paul and Silas in jail. They are praying and singing to God. What is amazing to me, and quite convicting, is that they prayed and worshipped after… (more…)

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