Christian Living

  • Being and Earthen Vessel

    We have been preaching and teaching on the family in our church for several weeks now, and there is probably no more humbling experience than having your wife and family in the front row as you preach on the biblical role of a husband… I am thankful that the Lord remind me of this great […]

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  • Strengthening our Relationships

    This picture is from a trip we took to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. I use it with a little reluctance…. I don’t want people to think that I am presenting our relationship as faultless, but to the contrary, I am trying to present it as realistic. Sometimes people think that because you are in […]

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  • Bible Study Tools

    Over the past few weeks I have had many people ask me about Bible Study tools. First I say “Praise the Lord” for the question. You may know that the bible never commands us to read it, but it does command us to study it. (2 Timothy 2:15) Study to shew thyself approved unto God, […]

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  • How am I Remembered?

    This might seem a little self serving, but I actually wrestled with this question before I became a Pastor. I was studying the book of Philippians and came across 1:3 which says. (Philippians 1:3) I thank my God upon every remembrance of you, And I thought to myself… What made Paul remember those people in […]

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  • Having a “Mary” Christmas Part 3 of 3

    3) Mary was concerned about the Eternal Things….Martha the Earthly things. Notice this expression at the end of verse 42. When the meal is done, and the dishes are cleaned and all the decorations are put away…what will be remembered. What do you remember about last year? I remember last year we had our Christmas […]

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  • Having a Mary Christmas Part 2 of 3

    2) Mary was devoted to the person….Martha was distracted by the process. 39a-40 If you notice something….and this is very obvious…the whole purpose for what they are doing here in this passage is because the Lord had come to visit them.   This expression in verse 40 about “much” serving….gives us an indication that maybe Martha […]

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  • It is All About Perspective

    There are times in our lives when circumstances look overwhelming… they are seemingly insurmountable… we don’t know if we will overcome them, or they will overcome us. But how we overcome the problems and trials of life have everything to do with perspective. Both of these pictures are of the same flower (Thanks Danielle)… one […]

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