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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“Music, The Soundtrack Of Our Lives” by Dr. Johnny Pope

Dr. Johnny Pope is the pastor of Christchurch Baptist Fellowship in Houston, Texas. His Spirit-filled preaching has always been a tremendous help to me. It...
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Two Upcoming Guest Posts

Many of you faithfully read our Enjoying The Journey blog. Thank you for taking time to read, comment, and share the resources. This year we have had...
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Our June Ministry Schedule

Hello, praying friends! Thank you for standing with us on your knees. We need your prayers more than ever and are conscious every day that...

Last Week’s Report And A Challenge For The Future

Just a few days ago we hosted a county-wide baccalaureate service for the graduating seniors of our home county. God blessed in a marvelous way....
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Q/A About Our Daily Broadcast

Last week we celebrated our 100th "Enjoying the Journey" episode. Yesterday we concluded our journey through the Old Testament. On today's broadcast we are examining...
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A Big Day

Tomorrow is a big day for our family. In just a few hours Lauren will turn 16 and Morgan will graduate from high school. As...

Just For Preachers

I love preachers. It was my privilege to grow up in a pastor's home. For eighteen years I served under a faithful pastor. Now, it...
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A Mother’s Day Meditation: “The Law Of Thy Mother”

Proverbs opens with a father speaking to his son and closes with a mother speaking to her son. Children need the influence and instruction of...
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Some Thoughts on Baptism

I was baptized as a five-year old boy. I chose to be baptized to show that I had recently trusted Christ as my personal Savior....

Improving Your Devotional Life

Just today over lunch the topic of the devotional life came up. Let's be honest. We all struggle with it. Not just consistency, but truly...
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The Most Important Characteristic of A Staff Member

For nearly two decades I had the joy of serving on the staff of a wonderful church and college. After the first few years I...
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One Word Can Make A World Of Difference – Helps for Bible Study

I remember well the first Bible word study I ever did. It was an easy word. I already knew what it meant...or at least I...
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A Guest Post And An Exciting Announcement

Pastor Scott Hooks is one of my dearest friends on earth. The work he has been chosen to lead in Hickory, NC is being blessed of...
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Our May Meetings

"This is the Lord's doing; it is marvellous in our eyes. This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad...
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Put Up Your Sword

Our world and our churches are full of hurting people. Far too often those hurts have come from those who are supposed to be fighting...

“Tell Me About The Great Churches!”

The First Baptist Church in America, Providence, RI It is something I hear often. People are interested in the “great churches”...

Family Worship

Did you know that the first time the word "worship" is used in the Bible is in the context of the home? On top of...
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A Story That Changed The Way I Look At The Bible

Below is one of the longest posts I have ever made and yet it will be one of the most enjoyable reads. As a college...