Devotional Blog

On every trip, decisions are made. Along the road of life, we inevitably face intersections and decisions about which way to go. It is at those moments that we must live by faith, asking God for wisdom and believing that He will never lead in the wrong direction. It is our hope that each article on the blog will encourage you to keep enjoying the journey…and look for Jesus along the way.

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Everybody Loves a Good Story!

Life is a story. Moses said, “We spend our years as a tale that is told.” Perhaps that is why people around the world love to hear a good story – in some way, we can all identify. We weep at tragedies, laugh at comedies, and thrill at adventures. The ancients passed along truth through…

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An Early Wake Up Call

It was 5:30 a.m. when it went off. I am used to early flights, wake up calls, and alarms. This was different. In fact, the...
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The Biggest Need In Every Church

In the world of finance it is referred to as the Pareto Principle. Vilfredo Pareto, an Italian economist, suggested that 20% of a nation's people...
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New Growth In The New Year

Henry Longfellow was once asked how he managed a long and happy life. He pointed to an apple tree and said, "The secret of the...

Make This Week A New Beginning With God!

Today we stand on the threshold of 2019. How gracious God has been to us! If the Lord allows us to live until tomorrow, we...

Our January 2019 Itinerary

These are days of preparation as we look forward to the year ahead. Thank you for praying for us. We would love to see you...

A Guest Post From My Wife

Throughout this year I have had a number of guest authors on our blog. This one is my favorite. I thank the Lord for my...
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Do You Have A Favorite Book Of The Bible?

As many of you know, my favorite book of the Bible is the New Testament book of Philippians. But, like one of my college professors,...
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The Greatest Giver

As a boy my dad taught me that there are two types of people in the world: takers and givers. Our world is full of...

Reflections On The Death Of My Childhood Friend

Last night I was asked to share a few thoughts at a memorial service for one of my childhood friends. Ramie and I attended kindergarten...
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I Didn’t Expect This

When I first went into evangelism a dear friend serving in a "closed country" asked if I would ever consider having a podcast. I must...
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A Helpful Article And A Truth We All Need

Occasionally I enjoy passing along a resource that has been a blessing to me. My friend Dan Cox from New Smyrna Beach, FL has written...
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Praying For Those Who Need To Come Home This Christmas!

In our last article I wrote about the geographical and circumstantial reasons that some loved ones cannot be home for Christmas. But there is another...
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“I’ll Be Home For Christmas…”

"I'll be home for Christmas..." Familiar words from one of the most beloved Christmas carols. There truly is something wonderful about being home at this...
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GUEST POST: “The Pastor Is Not Supposed To Cry”

Pastors have their own hurts as they seek to help hurting people. A minister who cannot grieve does not have the heart of the Chief...

24 Reading Recommendations For The New Year

In Thomas Jefferson's Library at the Library of Congress This week a dear pastor friend and I corresponded about helpful books...
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A Fresh Look At Familiar Scriptures

“Why didn’t I see that? Where did that preacher get the understanding of that passage…and how could I have missed it?” Sound familiar? We have...
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Announcing A Special Christmas Series!

Can you believe that it is December? The month ahead will be a busy one for families and church families. We must never allow our...
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Are You “Having Devotions”?

I don’t know when the word devotions started to mean the daily meeting with God in prayer and the Word. The only two times the...