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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Did You Hear What God Did?

This week I had the joy of hearing a couple of reports that were overwhelming. In a world of bad news it is encouraging to...
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Thanks For Listening!

Eight months ago we took another step on our own journey with the beginning of the Enjoying The Journey podcast. God has been gracious to give...

Exciting News!

We are thrilled at the number of preachers and their wives who have made plans to join us next week in Hickory, NC. This gathering...
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September 2018 Schedule & Prayer List

The month of August has been a month of transition as our oldest daughter, Morgan, has begun college and Lauren and Grant have returned to...
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Birthday Meditations

Birthday celebrations are special, especially when you get to enjoy them with family. The older I get the more my celebrations turn to meditations. (They...
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Would You Help Me Help Preachers?

Many years ago my pastor taught me that if you are a blessing to the preacher you have a part in helping all of those...
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Thank God For Faithful Church Members

American culture has invaded American churches. The desire for novelty, the tendency to boredom, the love for entertainment - all are now very prominent in...
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An Epidemic Of Loneliness

Recently NBC aired a special news report on the increase of loneliness in people around the world. The British government has now instituted a "minister...
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How To Help Your Kids Make The Most Of School Days

All over the country young people are returning to school. Our own children start back this week. New beginnings are a wonderful opportunity to set...
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Three Weeks From Today!

Preacher's are engaged in the greatest work in the world. It is a work that will outlive this world!  1 Timothy 5:17 says, "Let the...
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Dear Preacher, Preach In Faith.

All of us who have preached for any length of time can testify that some things are different every time we stand to preach. The...
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An Encouragement For Assistant Pastors

It was my privilege to serve as an assistant to a wonderful pastor for many years. Eighteen years were spent helping someone else fulfill the...
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GUEST POST: Virtual Solutions For Local Churches

Gayle Washington was a fellow-worker for many years in the ministry. Her burden is to help pastors and churches and the Lord is using her....
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“Lord, Teach Us To Pray!”

These words from Luke 11:1 are the prayer that opens the understanding to more prayer. How often we go through the motions and mechanics of...
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Our August Schedule

What a precious summer we have had so far! God has helped us and we have seen Him at work in so many places. Thank...

“Is Drinking Alcoholic Beverages Right Or Wrong?” by Dr. Johnny Pope

This week on our "Enjoying the Journey" podcast I am dealing with what the Word of God says about alcohol. (You may subscribe or listen...
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You Are What You Eat.

This is not an article on health and wellness. It is much more important than that. (If my mother is reading this I want to...
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“Thank You, God, For 13 Years”

Today is my son's 13th birthday. We have had a wonderful time celebrating this week as a family. How could we have three teenagers?! I...