Encourage Your Pastor

Encourage Your Pastor Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honour, especially they who labour in the word and doctrine.  1 Timothy 5:17 Bishop, Elder, Pastor.  Which one is the leader of your church?  How about all three?  Recently, as Dr Jeff Amsbaugh was preaching to our regional pastor fellowship inContinue reading “Encourage Your Pastor”

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Football, Respect, and Jesus

Football, Respect, and Jesus Recently NFL Legend, Jim Brown declared that he would always stand for the National Anthem.  He said that kneeling is disrespectful to the flag and that he always wanted to respect the flag: “I am not going to denigrate my flag…” he went on to say to a reporter while visitingContinue reading “Football, Respect, and Jesus”

Believers and Tattoos

Believers and Tattoos Should a Christian get a tattoo?  Should we be concerned when someone gets some “ink?”  To answer this, we must understand the origin of tattoos.  Tattoos are nothing new and in fact we see tattoos in the Scripture. According to a report by NPR, “Tattoos have become more common over the pastContinue reading “Believers and Tattoos”

Seasons of Change

Seasons of Change The leaves are falling.  Soon the snow will be flying.  Before long, the grass will shove through the earth and the flowers will blossom.  The heat of summer will emerge, and the fall will be here before we know it.  Seasons make the year interesting.  Just as with the seasons and naturalContinue reading “Seasons of Change”

The Politics Do Not Matter

The Politics Do Not Matter Kneeling during the Anthem, drinking Gatorade in the locker room during the unfurling of the flag, and protesting on team time is a growing trend among many American athletes today. When it comes to the interaction of the citizen and the government leaders of a country, respect must be theContinue reading “The Politics Do Not Matter”

Responding to Our Public Leaders

Responding to our Public Leaders Romans 13:1-7 is a passage of Scripture devoted to the Christian response to our governmental leaders.  No matter which side if the isle and what model of leadership they offer, the Bible has a “one size fits all” approach the Christian should consider for his response to our public leaders. Continue reading “Responding to Our Public Leaders”

Life Lessons From Mother

Recently I came across the following in a message illustration file… ‘My mother taught me to appreciate a job well done. “If you’re going to kill each other, do it outside. I just finished cleaning.”  My mother taught me religion. “You better pray that will come out of the carpet.” My mother taught me logic.Continue reading “Life Lessons From Mother”

Wimps, Women, and Children

Wimps, Women, and Children But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.  I Timothy 5:8 The Lord has given and set in order His own design for the home.  The first example is Adam and EveContinue reading “Wimps, Women, and Children”

Sunrises & Sunsets

Sunrises & Sunsets They also that dwell in the uttermost parts are afraid at thy tokens: thou makest the outgoings of the morning and evening to rejoice.  Psalm 65:8 We love the mountains; from the Appalachian mountain range, and the Catskills in New York, to the Rockies in the West, the mountains God gave theContinue reading “Sunrises & Sunsets”