Ready to Run

Maverick feels compelled for speed. This is true for fighter jet pilots. In addition to precision flying and aeronautical skill, the speed of the jet can help the pilot not only survive, but thrive in battle, depending on the opponent.

The Christian has a need for speed too, but not just for the thrill of the moment or an addiction to an adrenaline rush. Every Day Carry Christians are ready to run from….

Everyday Battles

Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness ofContinue reading “Everyday Battles”

EDC Christian

Serving the Lord with Gladness is now relaunching as: EDC Christian. EDC (Every Day Carry) Christian is a Devotional Blog and Podcast that we hope will equip and encourage you to not only survive but thrive in your walk-through life with Jesus. Our goal is to provide “Thriving Skills for the Soul.” Everyone has certain itemsContinue reading “EDC Christian”

2020 is Good for More than Vision

What is your eyesight according to the eye doctor?  Need correction?  With today marking the new year and the calendar turning to 2020, be encouraged that 2020 is good for more than eyesight only.  What do you want to see in your life in 2020?  Do you have any goals or dreams that you wouldContinue reading “2020 is Good for More than Vision”

The Value Vs. Cost of A Christian School Education

For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it?  Luke 14:28 While you may not be building a tower, every parent is building a child!  The principle of counting the cost definitely applies to how we manage the upbringing andContinue reading “The Value Vs. Cost of A Christian School Education”

No Chance Encounter

No Chance Encounter One of the two which heard John speak, and followed him, was Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother. He first findeth his own brother Simon, and saith unto him, We have found the Messias, which is, being interpreted, the Christ.  John 1:40-41 Andrew heard the preaching.  God’s Word affected his heart.  John the Baptist wasContinue reading “No Chance Encounter”

This Never Takes a Day Off

But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived.  2 Timothy 3:13 Do you look forward to a vacation?  Christmas break? Spring break?  How about the end a work week?  Sure.  We look forward to moments of rest and relaxation.  Jesus even told His disciples to “Come apart and restContinue reading “This Never Takes a Day Off”

Setting Examples in Front

Setting Examples in Front Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity. 1 Timothy 4:12 Our church is blessed to have Bible College and Christian College music tour groups visit each year.  There are many benefits toContinue reading “Setting Examples in Front”

An Artificial Earthquake

An Artificial Earthquake Recently during soccer’s World Cup, Mexico scored a goal against the reigning champion, Germany.  The citizens of Mexico City were celebrating so much that they actually triggered a measurable reaction on the earthquake scale.  The seismic monitoring officials said the celebrants created and “artificial earthquake!” What excitement?!  What earth shaking zeal?! WhatContinue reading “An Artificial Earthquake”

Seek God – Find Life

Seek God – Find Life The following quotation was read by Dr. Adrian Rogers and taken from an essay by a 17 year old boy.   This boy wrote an essay on the topic of “union with Jesus Christ” as part of his school work in a Christian school.  As you read this, at first itContinue reading “Seek God – Find Life”