Lights in a Dark World

“Always be prepared to give an answer…for the hope you have…”    I Peter 3:15 Captain Jeff Struecker was impressed that a career shift might be in his future the morning after losing 18 close comrades in fierce combat.  His “impression” wasn’t for fear of losing his...

Integrity – A Costly Virtue

O LORD, who shall sojourn in your tent? Who shall dwell on your holy hill? ….[He] who swears to his own hurt and does not change;                                                             —Psalm 15:1,4   Very few people like dishonesty. We all remember the kid...

Pleasing God

“Now the God of peace… equip you with everything good that you may do His will, working in us that which is pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory forever and ever. Amen.” Hebrews 13:20, 21   Dear Friends, My actions matter to God....

A Word of Encouragement

I Thessalonians 5:11a  “Therefore encourage one another and build one another up” I recently met with a young businessman who had just connected to one of our discipleship groups in Jackson. As we talked, he shared of his concern about the lack of encouragement in our...