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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3 Truths to Remember When You Are Disappointed

Life in a fallen world is full of disappointments. Situations don't always turn out the way you hope. The best people let you down. Your...

My Advice to Church Staff Members

Over the last few weeks I have had the privilege of spending time with a number of church staff members in the places where I...

A Spoiled Generation

Recently I drove through the cemetery where all of my grandparents are now buried. I paused for a few moments at each grave and thought...

Ministry Update and Our November Itinerary

In the last few days we have moved into our new home in West Virginia. Thank you for praying for our family during this season...

How I Am Voting (and you should too)

This week I am preaching a revival meeting in the Washington, D.C. area. My heart has been stirred afresh. The future of our nation hangs...

A Personal Invitation to CORE 2017

One of Satan's greatest tools is discouragement. I am afraid that many preachers are so disillusioned with the condition of our nation that they wonder if...
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A Word of Encouragement for Single Adults

For a time in our ministry Tammy and I had the privilege of working in the single adult department of our church. We had watched...
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90 Days and Counting

28,835. That is the estimated number of days the average American now lives. Sounds like a long time, doesn't it? Until you start figuring up...

Getting the Most Out of a Church Meeting

Boredom seems to be the order of the day. Why go to church anyhow? A Church in Decay Church attendance nationally...

A New Season and Our October Itinerary

My favorite season has arrived. Fall is officially here. This year our family is celebrating the changing of the leaves in the beautiful mountains of...

Special Lunch Meeting for Preachers in Bristol, VA

This week thousands of people will converge on the Tri-Cities area of Virginia and Tennessee for "The Battle at Bristol." As much as I enjoy...

A Deepening Conviction

Every conviction in our hearts should grow out of God's Word. With the passage of time those convictions that are founded in eternal truth only...

September Itinerary and a Word from Our Family

God has been so very gracious to us. The last few weeks have been a whirlwind of activity and change. Thank you for praying for...

How to Make This A Great School Year

Our children have just begun a new year at a new school. We have been blessed to have had our children in a wonderful school...

Medals and Crowns

Like many people around the world I have watched with great interest the Olympic Games in Rio. Particularly the medal count! It is the talk...

The Kindest Thing You Can Do for Your Preacher

Recently someone asked me what the kindest thing was that had been done for me as I traveled from church to church. That was easy....

An Update on Our Transition

The last few days have been filled with so many wonderful memories…and so much expectation for the future! As we pulled out of Knoxville, Tennessee...

12 Minutes A Day

A Christian's relationship with the Word of God does not end with Bible reading, but it does start there. The simple discipline of reading the...