Often we think of ministers as people like pastors and evangelists—all preaching from a pulpit to large groups of people. While these people and their calling are very important (Ephesians 4:11-16), they can’t reach everyone. God has only assigned so many apostles, prophets, pastors, and teachers to minister to the world. So how does God … Continue reading We Are Ministers
I recently read an article about a young woman who broke the world record for hurdling. Pictures in the article show her crying and kneeling afterward, moved by her accomplishment. But what I love the most is that in the following interviews, she gave all the glory to God, acknowledging that her achievement was based … Continue reading Nothing Without Him
Mercy is defined as not getting what you deserve. We have all needed and appreciated it at one time or another. Generally, what preceded it was something that required justice, a punishment for what we deserved. One such story is found in John 8:2-11: Now early in the morning He came again into the temple, and … Continue reading Mercy at Church
Something I posted on my Facebook page recently! God values YOU! When we’re concerned about our value, the devil will speak lies to our minds and point us to the lies of our culture. Jesus, however, will speak the truth of His Word to our hearts and point us to the Cross - the greatest … Continue reading Worth It All!
We are never too good to do God's will in His kingdom. When the musician steps down from the platform to serve food, and preacher comes out from behind the pulpit to scrub sinks, we have seen a genuine show of God's kind of humility. Every role is significant to Him, not one more important … Continue reading Not Too Good
As many choices as we face every day, we often forget that we’re not the only one who has had to make them. God has also been faced with choices – one especially that will impact us for eternity. Though our choices might be based on our needs and desires, God’s choice was based … Continue reading The Power of a Choice