Teachings

God Always Provides

God Always Provides

In my career, I have definitely experienced difficult times. There was one time in particular before I was married, when I was down to my last few dollars. I actually went through my house searching for coins and found about $50.00 worth of change. I proceeded to put all of the change in to rolls…

A Fresh Assignment

A Fresh Assignment

“Behold, I am the LORD, the God of all flesh. Is there anything too hard for Me?”  – Jeremiah 32:27 When we pray for a loved one, we hold the matter up to God in prayer, believing and expecting God to intervene and penetrate the heart of that person. Do we become weary and give up…

A Gift in Secret

A Gift in Secret

One evening, my wife and I had three couples over to our home for dinner. We lived in a small patio home, so the neighbor’s home was in close proximity to our home. During the course of the evening, we were all talking and then the phone rang. It was our neighbor, an elderly couple,…

Thoughts About The Election

Thoughts About The Election

As believers, how do we respond to the wave of disappointment, anger and confusion moving across this country in response to the election? If we identify ourselves as Christ followers, then we walk in the confidence that, “…all authority comes from God, and those in positions of authority have been placed there by God.” (Rom….

The Power of Humility

The Power of Humility

Jesus is our supreme example of humility. Many people think that a humble person is someone who is passive, lacks confidence and does not stand up for himself. This is completely unbiblical. So what is a truly humble person like? In God’s eyes, it is someone with a contrite spirit (feeling or showing sorrow and…

The Honest Approach

The Honest Approach

I want to share a personal story about being humble and honest in business. During my real estate career, I received a call from a large corporation asking me to list 26 condos. I went to see the properties and during the interview, they mentioned that they would expect a very costly advertising and promotions…

Did I Miss Something?

Did I Miss Something?

Before a pilot takes off on his flight, he has a checklist of things to observe to be certain all is in good working order. If he forgets to check it, he may miss something, and that could cost him his life. This awareness causes him to be extremely careful not to make any mistakes….

Consider the Source

Consider the Source

“For a time is coming when people will no longer listen to right teaching. They will follow their own desires and will look for teachers who will tell them whatever they want to hear.” – 2 Tim 4:3 In the book of Titus and throughout the New Testament, the Word of God stresses the close connection…

The Unpopular Message of Jesus

The Unpopular Message of Jesus

Many people believe Jesus taught love and acceptance. No. He peached repentance and obedience (Matt. 12:50; Luke 8:21; 13:3).  The very first word out of the mouth of Jesus is “Repent,” in Matthew 4:17. Repentance means to turn from our sin, change our ways and follow Jesus. The first thing John the Baptist preached was, “Repent…