Real Thing

“Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. Live a life filled with love, following the example of Christ. He loved us and offered himself as a sacrifice for [...]

The Secret

What does it take for us to say we have enough?  Many who struggle with this answer the question of “enough?” with “just one more.”  But where does it stop?  When does thankfulness [...]

New Beginning

 When I was younger, I used to love to play the original Atari.  Remember it?  One block shooting or hitting something at another block and once in awhile you’d score a [...]

Not Done

I’ve said it many times on the weekends… God isn’t done with you yet. As Pastor Craig Groeschel says, “If you’re not dead… you’re not done.” Whatever your past… whatever [...]

Unique Love

As I was preparing to teach one weekend, I ran across an old story about the 20th century violin virtuoso, Fritz Kreisler. Setting out from Hamburg, Germany, one day to give a concert in [...]

Spotless Reputation

“Then King Darius sent this message to the people of every race and nation and language throughout the world:    “Peace and prosperity to you! “I decree that everyone throughout my [...]


This morning as you wake up… things may seem pretty bleak.   In fact, you may wonder if this will be just another day of treading water… staying afloat…surviving.  You [...]

Waiting on God

“Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.” Romans 12:12 Because of erosion, the historic Cape Hatteras Lighthouse was in peril of washing into the Atlantic Ocean. So [...]

Take It Easy?

“And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.”  Galatians 6:9 On March 6, 1987, Eamon Coghlan, the Irish world record holder at 1500 meters, [...]

Doing Good

“As for you, brothers, do not grow weary in doing good.”  2 Thessalonians 3:13 In the book, Becoming a Contagious Christian, author and Pastor Bill Hybels talks about a letter he read.  [...]

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