“Jesus is Just Alright”

He came, he experienced, he was exalted, he was rejected, he was denied, he was betrayed, he anguished, he wept, he thought about turning back, he was betrayed, he was beaten. he was whipped, he was abused, he was spit on, he was mocked, he was nailed to a tree and left for dead, he suffered…

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What’s in your soil?

Read Mark 4:1-20 I read the scripture above from the book of Mark during my morning devotion.  Whenever I read this scripture, I marvel at how well Jesus paints the picture of the importance of doing things the right way.  In essence he tells us we not only will reap what we sow, but the type of fertilizer…

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Bad Company

1 Corinthians 15:33, “Don’t be fooled by those who say such things, for bad company corrupts good character.” Paul’s statement in the scripture above is so simple yet so true. As I’ve shared many times, I use my P.E.A.C.E. acrostic as a simple formula to keep me on a successful track in life.  I know first…

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No rewind…

John 14: 1-3; “Do not let your hearts be troubled.  Trust in God, trust also in me.  In my Father’s house are many rooms; if it were not so, I would have told you.  And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me…

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Why….not me?

Philippians 3:6-7, “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.  And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” (NIV) I try to not follow the news these days.  First of all it…

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Listen…

Psalm 46:10, “Be still and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations I will be exalted in the earth.” The other day I was doing a little coaching with someone who was frustrated over their current job.  My job as a life coach is to not tell someone what they…

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Lent 24/7

Isaiah 58:2-11 (NIV) …the following comes from the mouth of the Lord through the prophet Isaiah… “For day after day they seek me out; they seem eager to know my ways, as if they were a nation that does what is right and has not forsaken the commands of its God.  They ask me for…

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Eternal Hope

Proverb 23:18 “There is surely a future hope for you, and your hope will not be cut off.” This weekend at our Next Step Recovery celebration our personal testimony will be given by a lady (Gwen) who has had to deal with an unbelievable amount of tragedy in her life.  I met her about six years ago…

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