Various Trials

Various Trials

“For to you it has been granted for Christ’s sake not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer for His sake …“ Philippians 1:29 “Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces...
Characteristics of a Leader

Characteristics of a Leader

I recently read an article in the Birmingham Business Journal written by Billy Arcement entitled, “What Great Leaders have in Common”. It succinctly illustrates many of the principles contained in exceptional business books like Jim Collins Good to Great, and Patrick...
Letter to a Friend

Letter to a Friend

This is a letter I wrote years ago to a friend of mine who believes all will go to heaven.  This might prove helpful in your sharing with others. It would seem to be a wonderful thing for God to allow all people into heaven. No matter what you have done, what your...
The Lord is My Shepherd

The Lord is My Shepherd

My shepherd. What a wonderful and intimate picture of our Lord. Psalm 23 is probably the most beloved and quoted psalm in the Scriptures. In those six verses there are 28 personal pronouns that are used. It speaks of God’s intimacy with us. We find the imagery of...
The Word of God

The Word of God

God’s word. What a blessing that God’s gave us a personal letter consisting of His deeds and His character! We have the ability to open that letter every single day. So many persecuted Christians in the world do not have that privilege. Wouldn’t we want to open it,...
Forgiveness

Forgiveness

Ephesians 4:32 “Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.” Dear friends, There is an amazing amount of hurt in this world. We are flawed human beings. We live in a broken world. We are not immune to disease, suffering,...