Planting with Purpose

Tiny choices make a big difference! Right now, you are making small decisions that have eternal consequences. Immaturity says, “I want what I want now, and I don’t care about consequences.” Maturity says, “Think about the consequences; for every action, there is a reaction.” Spiritual maturity says, “Every act of obedience to the revealed will […]

When Your Spirit Is Deeply Troubled

Taking Hold of God When Your Spirit is Deeply Troubled 1 Samuel 1:1-2:2 And she was in bitterness of soul, and prayed unto the Lord, and wept sore. (1 Samuel 1:10) Listen to the audio message here. How will you confront those bitter feelings that arise from personal attacks? You may try to ignore them, […]

5 Big Mistakes Leaders Make

How do you face fears and frustrations? FEAR is an unpleasant, negative emotion brought about by the belief that someone or something is threatening, dangerous, likely to cause pain. FRUSTRATION is the feeling of being upset or annoyed, especially when one feels unable to change or achieve something. Fear can destroy you and lead others […]

Jewish Witnesses for Christ

In the message on recent Sunday evening, I alluded to a wonderful collection of testimonies from Jewish believers. “Some Jewish Witnesses for Christ” by Rev. A. Bernstein The links to this book are below. The links will direct you to the Google Book, the public domain copy in the Gutenberg project, and a copy in […]

Are You Seeking Love?

What are you going to do when critics and gossips use “lip lash?” As you know, there are all kinds of situations where people are “hurt” or offended. How can you help these hurting people? Here are six important steps for anyone who seeks love and “c.o.v.e.r.s.” transgressions.  

What Is Our Mission?

In separate conversations recently, two people from our congregation have said the same thing to me. They were describing conversations that they were having with people who did not know the Lord. They both made the same comment: “I was sharing the Gospel with them, before I even realized it!” They were both stunned at […]

George Müller on Personal Devotions

The Life of Trust: Being a Narrative of the Lord’s Dealings with George Müller by George Müller (click here for full book) May 7. It has recently pleased the Lord to teach me a truth, irrespective of human instrumentality, as far as I know, the benefit of which I have not lost, though now, while […]

The Lord of the “Letdowns”

Did Jesus ever experience “letdowns?” Since He was tested the same way that we are (Hebrews 4:15), we know that Jesus had to deal with disappointments, frustrations, and “letdowns.” As we learned in a recent message, one of the biggest “letdowns” had to be the Triumphal Entry. Prophecies from Daniel 9 and Zechariah 9 were […]