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…

The Next Three Weeks

It has been a great blessing to me personally to meet so many people recently who are listening to Enjoying The Journey each day through...
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From The Back Of My Journal

I am nearing the end of another journal and, God willing, will begin another soon. This is always a reminder to me of the passing...
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What To Do When You Are “In A Lull”

Call it what you will. We all have those times when things seem just a little off the normal pace. The schedule may be the...
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Thank God For Christian Education

The last two days I have been speaking in Michigan at a wonderful Christian Educator's Convention. It has been a privilege to spend time with...
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“God’s Gentlemen”

Sometimes as you read a book God will cause a couple of words to capture you. That happened to me recently. Two words seemed to...
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Guest Post: Longevity In The Pastorate

One of my spiritual fathers is my uncle, James Pauley. He has faithfully pastored the same church for nearly half a century. He is a...
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Cliques & Fraternities In The Church

One of the great stumbling blocks to the gospel and road blocks to revival is the party spirit that exists among many of God's people....
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Our October 2018 Itinerary

October is a busy month for special meetings in local churches. I hope you will be actively engaged in any special meetings in your own...
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Armed For Battle

The second Amendment of the United States Constitution states the right of American citizens "to keep and bear arms." In 1791 our forefathers saw the...
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Are You Seeking God’s Direction For Some Decision?

At every stage on the journey we face crossroads - choices that will have long-lasting effects on both ourselves and others. Direction determines destination. There...
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New Gospel Tract Now Available!

Several people have asked in recent weeks if I am working toward publishing any books. The answer is yes and the key word is "working"!...
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The God Of The Thunder

You would have laughed at me. In fact, I laughed at myself. I was sitting on our front porch studying what the Bible has to...
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A Special Announcement From Scott Pauley

When the Lord led me into evangelistic work one of the great desires of my heart was to help provide resources that would encourage and...
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What I Do When I Don’t Feel Like Praying

People imagine that preachers jump out of bed every day with a strong urge to pray. Nothing could be further from the truth! We all...
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Preacher, Are You Growing?

As preachers of God's truth we must always be growing. Certainly we must continue to mature in our understanding of the truth itself, but we...
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A Brief Report On The Preacher’s Rest

Many of you have prayed for us this week as we conducted The Preacher's Rest in Hickory, NC. The Tabernacle Baptist Church family worked hard...
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GUEST POST: “Finish Strong”

Kurt Copeland has been a faithful youth pastor at the Franklin Road Baptist Church in Murfreesboro, Tennessee for many years. God has used he and...
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A Thought On This Labor Day

Men must learn to work. They must also learn to rest. The first mention of rest in Scripture is found in Genesis 2 where it...