It's Sunday

It’s Sunday  (Related post: It’s Friday) The Resurrection is not part of my theology; the Resurrection is a person.  “I am the Resurrection.” He is as much my Resurrection as He is my Savior, and my Lord, and my King!”  Leonard Ravenhill With wooden legs and with a heart of granite, Mary Magdalene slowly makes […]

Friday

Its Friday.   (Related Post: It’s Sunday)    Terrifying streaks of lightning flash across the darkening sky and great peals of thunder reverberate through the hills surrounding the city. The wind howls and whistles through the trees and down alley ways of the ancient city. Underground tremors make the ground buckle and undulate like the […]

If We Falter

  The year of 1857 was a year in which a heavy cloud of foreboding hung over the nation. There was growing animosity and hatred among our citizens and rumors of a civil war abounded. The rhetoric of hatred and disdain grew to a fever pitch and it seemed all but inevitable that war would […]

Setting the Pace

Setting The Pace (Pursuing Excellence – Part 4) Previous Articles in this series: Pursuing Excellence, An Excellent Spirit, A Man of Excellence Wherefore, seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run […]

A Man Of Excellence

A MAN OF EXCELLENCE Pursuing Excellence (Part 3) Previous Aricles: Pursuing Excellence, An Excellent Spirit   I have been exploring the idea of “excellence” in ministry over the past few weeks. I take note with some amusement that since I am not continually delving into the criminality of Hillary Clinton or the roguish behavior of […]

An Excellent Spirit

An Excellent Spirit Pursuing Excellence (Part 2) (I am spending the next few weeks exploring the “pursuit of excellence” in our service to God. I understand that its not keen political commentary or dynamic prophetic insight, but I have been convicted that we have lost to a great degree in the Body of Christ, our […]

Pursuing Excellence (Part 1)

(Over the next few weeks or so, I am going to be exploring the “pursuit of excellence” in our service to God. I understand that its not keen political commentary or dynamic prophetic insight, but I have been convicted that we have lost to a great degree in the Body of Christ, our thirst for […]

Needy

David departed from there and escaped to the cave of Adullam. And when his brothers and all his father’s house heard it, they went down there to him and everyone who was in distress, and everyone who was in debt, and everyone who was bitter in soul gathered to him. And he became captain over […]

He Is

Over the course of one’s life he hears many announcements. Announcements that bring jubilation and announcements that bring terror and panic. There are announcements concerning the mundane and announcements about world changing events. Our pastor asked me to bring the closing thoughts for our Christmas Sunday morning worship service in which the the children of […]

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