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Monthly Archives: April 2015

“Chuck Taylors” – Do You Remember?

Have you watched any television lately? If so, you know that the commercials bombard us with the notion that our value in society, and level of happiness in life, comes from amount of stuff we accumulate. It is not just how much we can accumulate, we are also told by advertisers that certain brand names (their brand of course!) of […]

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And the River Parted

Be honest, there are just some things you face that seem too big to handle. The wall looks too high to climb. The hole is simply too big to climb out of. All you see around you are walls closing in on you. There just seems to be no way out. Imagine for a minute that you are running for […]

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I Had Hoped…

Have you ever wished things were different? Maybe you had hoped that your cancer would be in remission. Or that you would have not gotten laid off the last time your company downsized. Or maybe you had hoped that you could have worked out your marital problems so your spouse wouldn’t have filed for divorce. Or maybe you’ve made a […]

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Easter… He has Risen, He is Alive!

On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb. They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. While they were wondering about this, suddenly two men in clothes that […]

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Good Friday Prayer

Are you living with a clear view of where God’s future is leading you OR are you stuck in the struggles of today and unable to look towards a brighter future?  Are you getting beyond what you see to what you know to be true?  To help you see a brighter tomorrow, on this Good Friday, pray this prayer…  Dear […]

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The Restored Life

As we look to Easter you can have hope for the future. Have you ever done something so bad that you convinced yourself that you could never be forgiven or restored? Maybe you really violated the trust of a spouse or a friend, or you committed a crime, or maybe you were involved in some type of behavior that really […]

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How Great Thou Art!!!

You are probably familiar with the beautiful hymn How Great Thou Art, but did you know that it is based upon the poem O Store Gud (O Great God) written by the Swedish pastor Carl Gustav Boberg in 1885 after a violent thunderstorm raged around him as he walked home from church one afternoon? Thunder rumbled and lightning flashed across […]

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