Journey to the Cross: Day 3: Holy Tuesday

Thank you for joining us today as we retrace the last steps of Jesus. Holy Tuesday was a very busy day for Jesus.  The bulk of His final teachings come on this day.  So much teaching, I will not be able to cover all of it here.  I have added links to my posts in an old series I wrote on Holy Week.  I encourage … Continue reading Journey to the Cross: Day 3: Holy Tuesday

Journey to the Cross: Day 2: Holy Monday

Welcome back my friends!  For those of you just joining us today we are spending this week, Holy Week, reflecting on Jesus’ lonely journey to the cross.  I will break it down day by day, to the best of my ability, and we are sure to be blessed. Holy Monday.  Day 2 of Holy Week.   *Please note the timeline depicted throughout this series is … Continue reading Journey to the Cross: Day 2: Holy Monday

Journey to the Cross: Day One: Palm Sunday

Bad weather nor a busted plow can keep us from worshipping the Lord and spending time in the Word of God.  While we may not be able to corporately worship today we can still hear (read) the message God has given me in the absence of our pastor. Thank you Lord Jesus, for this message and all the blessings you bestow upon us.  You are … Continue reading Journey to the Cross: Day One: Palm Sunday

Don’t Let Your Walk Become Fifty Shades Darker

Ugg.  The sickness has hit my house this week.  We are on the mend, but I am a little behind on blogging.  As it is Thursday, I won’t begin my new series on sexual integrity until next week, but here’s something that needs to be said today. Please be warned, this is a little harsh.  I tried to write this in a non-offensive manner (seriously, I … Continue reading Don’t Let Your Walk Become Fifty Shades Darker

Dare to Hope (Getting and Keeping a Godly Mindset Day 3 of 4)

Are you a realist?  Do you not dare to hope for the fear of being disappointed?  Well, not only do I believe it is perfectly acceptable to God to hope, I think it is essential to getting and keeping a Godly mindset.  If you missed our first two installments in this series, please check them out by clicking the following links: Be Positive Choose Peace … Continue reading Dare to Hope (Getting and Keeping a Godly Mindset Day 3 of 4)

Choose Peace (Getting and Keeping a Godly Mindset Day 2 of 4)

Psalms 34:14 (NKJ): Depart from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it. Are you easily upset? Are you unhappy with how you react to negative circumstances in your life?  Well, good news, today we will discuss how to choose peace when our day and life does not go as planned. Last time, we discussed that in order to have and keep a Godly mindset … Continue reading Choose Peace (Getting and Keeping a Godly Mindset Day 2 of 4)

Be Positive (Getting and Keeping a Godly Mindset Day 1 of 4)

We are a few weeks into the new year and, right now, some of those resolutions we made are starting to feel like weights tied to our ankles. Our motivations and enthusiasm may be dwindling, but I pray to be of some encouragement.  Maybe, just maybe, what you need to accomplish your goals is a fresh mindset….a Godly mindset.  What is a Godly mindset?  I … Continue reading Be Positive (Getting and Keeping a Godly Mindset Day 1 of 4)

Throwback Thursday: Faith Without Action is Dead

Once again, it is Throwback Thursday, and I have decided to share a blog from April 2014.  Why?  Well, I guess you can say I’m still finding myself in the same place: stuck and frustrated.    I guess you could say I need to learn to take my own advice. Faith Without Action is Dead: originally posted April 29, 2014: You ever feel frustrated, frustrated … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Faith Without Action is Dead

How to Keep the Faith

Do you feel discouraged with the state of America’s lack of love, respect, and need for God?  Has the shift in attitude and respect towards Christianity left you saddened, bewildered, and maybe even angry? Well, you are not alone. However, we cannot let these feelings dictate our actions and lessen our faith. God’s reminder for us today is that we must remain faithful till the … Continue reading How to Keep the Faith