I know that this is slightly a different type of post for me, but I wanted to take a moment, before we move away from the area, to recognize a very worth while ministry outreach in the Nowata / Bartlesville, OK area. Over the course of the last 2 years or so, I have been … Continue reading Connect Locally – James Mission: Nowata
"Will You not revive us again, that your people may rejoice in You? Show us your steadfast love, O Lord, and grant us your salvation. Let me hear what God the Lord will speak, for He will speak peace to His people, to His saints; but let them not turn back to folly. Surely His … Continue reading Daily Desire: Will You Not Revive Us Again?
Thoughts with God this AM. I have thought much and prayed some, about how much God really is tired of all my opinions. Oh, it is so much more: Lamentations 3:22-40. 1. Love of God and His mercies know no end. 2. Waiting for God is good and seeks for Him. 3. Waiting quietly … Continue reading Thoughts and Reflections
Four Pillars of Walking with God Illbehonest "Joy comes before obedience, rather than after. If you don’t understand that, you will really be messed up all of your days. Joy is not the result of obedience, joy is the result of what God has done. So now your joy is fixed on a fixed and … Continue reading Four Pillars of Walking with God – Do you have Joy?
Too Hard? If indeed we are going to walk with God, or claim to be a Christian, should we not at times take a serious introspective look at the profession of our faith? Indeed. Paul even tells the Christians in Corinth to do the same - 2 Corinthians 13:5 The clip below (and the entire … Continue reading Too Hard?
Just before the Great Awakening, a young George Whitefield, yet unconverted, was given a small book entitled, "The Life of God in the Soul of Man," by Henry Scougal. A young Charles Wesley, a member of the Holy Club, and not yet converted himself, gave George the book that would forever change His life, genuinely … Continue reading The Life of God in the Soul of Man – Henry Scougal
It seems today more than ever, opinions of mankind are absolutely everywhere we turn. Now, I could begin to set out on a discourse to rationalize our personal beliefs and then shine the spotlight of the Scriptures onto every single opinion being thrown around, especially regarding the current refugee crisis. But I am NOT going … Continue reading Thoughts and Our Personal Response to the Refugee Crisis, and Everything Else
"For what credit is it if, when you sin and are beaten for it, you endure? But if when you do good and suffer for it you endure, this is a gracious thing in the sight of God. For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, … Continue reading How Shall We Respond?
Join us for the fall 2015 kickoff of Man UP. This month Caleb Gordon will be speaking. We will have breakfast and I will have a sign up sheet to purchase my newly released book, "As Christ: A Man and Marriage," for a reduced price of only $5 or purchase here. "As Christ" is the … Continue reading Man UP – Fall 2015 Kickoff