3 Times to Yield

Our son has just passed his driver's test and is now officially taking our prayer life to new heights! It is hard to believe that all of our children are now driving. (I am personally indebted to Tammy for her patience in helping each of them...and…

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Your Best Friend

As a child it always seemed important to have a "best friend." I don't know all of the reasons, but there is in all of us a desire for closeness and…

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An Open Letter To Our Friends

Dear Friend, These are challenging and exciting days to be serving the Lord Jesus. The need of our world is great and Christ is coming soon! We are…

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Where Is Your Citizenship?

Our global world talks more and more about "world citizenship" - the idea that we belong to something bigger than our own country because we are a…

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NEW PODCAST SERIES: “Family Time”

It has been a great joy to meet so many people across the country who are listening each day to the broadcast and Enjoying the Journey with us…

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3 Ways You Can Touch This Generation for God

God works in every generation. His truth transcends time and His power supersedes spiritual opposition. My hope for revival in our day is not rooted…

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Education and Evangelism

Oswald J. Smith, the great missionary pastor, identified in his book The Passion for Souls several reasons why the church has failed to evangelize…

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Energy to Endure

People frequently refer to Wednesday as "hump day" with the idea that they have made it "over the hump" - halfway through another week. The truth is that the mid-way point of anything is a critical time. More people quit in the second half than the…

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Stop Trying to Be An “Equal Opportunity” Servant!

There is a great deal of debate in our world about what is commonly called "equal opportunity." The term is generally accepted as meaning that people…

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4 Marks of a Good Song Leader

Let me begin by saying that I am no song leader! However, I am in meetings every week with people who lead singing and have learned so many things…

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2 Tools for Getting the Gospel to Others

There is no message like the gospel and no time like now to share it with someone! All of us are called to be witnesses for Jesus Christ and every…

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What Will You Do With Your Summer?

Summer is now in full swing and people are taking advantage of it! These months provide opportunity for many people to "get away." This can be a very…

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Time to Speak

Citizens can love their country and not love Christ, but if you truly love Christ you should love your country as Christ does. In our beloved America…

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A One Year Update and A Special Offer

One year ago we released the first book from Enjoying the Journey, a simple study of Ezra 9 called Revival Praying. The publisher just sent me a…

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Life’s Training Wheels

Summer is a wonderful season to invest in young people. Over the last few days I have had the opportunity to spend substantial time with several…

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It’s Time To Stop Being Sorry

Some people live their entire life in an apologetic tone. The words “I’m sorry” are necessary and helpful, but they cannot become your identity. Yes,…

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7 Keys to A Great Summer Camp

This week I am preaching at a wonderful Bible camp in northern Michigan. It is obvious that the leadership and staff have worked hard and saturated…

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New Podcast Series: A Message We All Need

Today we conclude our study of "The Twelve" with a final word to all would-be followers of Jesus. I hope you will listen to this important…

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Rest Is More Than A Conference

Rest was built into the creation week for a reason. Have you ever considered that the first day man ever lived on this planet was a day of rest? Adam…

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4 Suggestions for Listening to Podcasts

"Have you ever thought about doing a podcast?" The young lady who first asked me this question was a missionary in China and interested in one thing…

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