Jesus’ blood washes you.

I love the way God has put Jesus in the Old Testament for us all to see. It’s the unique way God planted the seed for the world to see the beauty of His love and forgiveness. Many religious people, and the world, never get to understand how we have moved forward from the Old…

Let’s Be Free.

I want to share a truth with you today that can set you free—free from bondage, guilt and condemnation. It can set you free to live in victory and be everything God created you to be. This is a truth that is the very foundation of your faith. When you really begin to understand this…

You Are Counted Righteous.

What do you think righteousness is about? Think about it for a minute. Is it something you do or something you are? Is about right doing or right believing? “But people are counted as righteous, not because of their work, but because of their faith in God who forgives sinners..” – Romans 4:5 Hmmm. Looks…

Live for Today.

It’s at this time of year that people will reflect on the year and remember the good and bad things that have happened. Then, the resolutions start. Losing weight, stopping bad habits, the desire for new relationships, and all sorts of things will be focused on. I don’t have a problem with goals, but I…

You Are Worth Something

I have a great story for you guys that was just passed along to me. A pastor started off his Sunday sermon by holding up a $100 bill. He asked his congregation, “Who wants this $100 bill?” Hands went up everywhere. He said, “Ok, I am going to give this $100 to one of you,…

How Do We Compare?

I know we are never to compare ourselves to others, unless it’s something like sports or a competition. When it comes to our spiritual walk we all have our own journeys which come with lots of unique challenges and blessings. What we have to realize is that all of us are going to make mistakes,…

Come Boldly!

“But this Man, after He had offered one sacrifice for sins forever, sat down at the right hand of God.” – Hebrews 10:12 Let us, as Christians, never forget that scripture. It changes how we look at life. It’s why we are different from others. It’s the very basis of our new life in Christ….

Same Father, Different Mothers.

Too often when someone is trying to recover from a life-changing moment in their life, especially when it is a devastating personal sin, they scurry around and try to fix it themselves. They think that they can pray more, study more, work harder, start more projects, etc., all to gain God’s approval and/or the approval…

Grace Explosion in 2015.

As we end this year I want to remind all of you that God has a great plan for you. We don’t have to struggle or strive to bring our heart’s desires to pass. It doesn’t matter what you’ve done. Jesus’ paid the price. I want to encourage you to take your eyes off any negative…

How Can I Help?

What can we do for the leaders who have just had a big sin exposed? Certainly not condemn them or toss them to the side. Would you call them? What would you do if your pastor went in front of the congregation this Sunday and said that he’s been lying about something in his life…

Dust

As we talk with fallen leaders it’s easy to see where they are in their relationship with the Lord and people around them during restoration. If they can look you in the eye and have a positive attitude towards God and their lives they are on their way. On the other hand, when I see…

How Do You See Things?

In dealing with problems in the church we are always looking to the scriptures to get some guidance on how to properly handle things. In my reading I always love how Jesus is loving and practical when there is a problem, He goes straight to the solution! He doesn’t mess around. He isn’t looking for…