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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Nazareth, Nazareth in the Holy Land, Where is Nazareth, Nazareth in the Bible

Nazareth  

Nazareth   “And all they in the synagogue, when they heard these things, were filled with wrath, And rose up, and thrust him out of the city, and led him unto the brow of the hill whereon their city was built, that they might cast him down headlong. But he passing through the midst of them…

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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 come from those who are supposed to be fighting in...

“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...
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10 Ways To Help A High School Senior

Over the last few weeks I have been privileged to spend time with a number of high school seniors. One of them is living in...
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A Bible Teacher

Most Sunday mornings I am asked to address a combined Sunday School class or spend time with a particular Bible study group. This is always...
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Too Much News!

This generation has grown accustomed to the 24-hour news cycle. Our eyes, ears, minds, and emotions are bombarded by the constant flow of headlines and...

Lincoln’s Letter: April 7, 1865

In just a few days Lincoln would "belong to the ages." His life, like the Civil War, was soon to end. The final stages of...
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Truths for Travelers: Lessons Learned On the Road

As many of you know I spend a good deal of time on the road. Another frequent traveler, the Apostle Paul, once wrote, “all things...

GUEST POST: Your Attitude Comes Back to You!

Evangelist Byron Foxx has been a tremendous encouragement to me. He is a happy Christian and his enthusiasm is contagious! You may learn more about...

What Is Going On In Our Schools?

This generation needs the good news of Jesus Christ! Young people are growing up in a world of violence and hate. Only the love of...