Yesterday, I wrote about God being everywhere, that he is watching when we want him to and even when we don’t (thankfully!). He’s also always here to be our friend (most importantly). Wouldn’t you know it, but my Puritan devotional for today hits on this very topic. I’m going to share it with you in … Continue reading 2019-06-19 A Puritan Home Run!
“The eyes of the Lord are in every good place, keeping watch on the evil and the good.” Proverbs 15:3 As a parent, I have become aware of interesting behavior in myself that I first realized by observing my children. For example, small children make sure their parents are watching them. Teenagers, on the other … Continue reading 2019-06-18 Nowhere To Hide!
“The end of the matter, all has been heard. Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man.” Ecclesiastes 12:13 We’ve been talking a lot about home church lately, yet you probably still don’t know what it looks like. Well, let me share with you our meeting from yesterday. One … Continue reading 2019-06-17 Give Me A Break! 700 Wives?
“Jesus said to them, ‘My food is to do the will of him who sent me and to accomplish his work.’” John 4:34 Interesting things happen when you pay attention and are willing to share the gospel. For instance, yesterday I was talking to a customer’s employee about a business matter. During this conversation, he … Continue reading 2019-06-14 Mopping Up That Thick Gravy!
“For ‘everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.’” Romans 10:13 Twelve years ago, today, I became a believer. It was an incredible experience; one I shall never forget. Many of you know it. Let’s share our stories, our encounters with Jesus. Mine was like Paul’s, a sudden, incredible meeting that … Continue reading 2019-06-13 Happy Birthday to Me!
“By this all people will know that you are my disciples, If you have love for one another.” John 13:35 So, my friends, we have had a long look into a radically new concept. As you might guess, I haven’t come up with a new idea. This has been around for a long, long time. … Continue reading 2019-06-12 Where Everybody Knows Your Name
“And Jesus said to him, ‘Follow me, and leave the dead to bury their own dead.’” Matthew 8:22 What might a typical small-church service look like? Well, let’s be creative about this. Here’s one thing we know, “normal” church is very scripted. Music, Sermon, Music, Run. We are not bound to that. When? It doesn’t … Continue reading 2019-06-11 Did He Really Say That?