Why People Don’t Care About You.

Picture this: You’re at a church gathering, small group, or get-together with friends and family, and a conversation comes up, “so and so is sick again, back in the hospital from their cancer.” Or maybe someone in the group has some other kind of terminal illness, pain, or ever-lasting life situation that they’ve asked prayer…

Week 6: The size of sin

Do we consider the fact that one little white lie is all it takes to keep us from heaven?

Week 5: The size of grace.

If you could show the size of God’s grace, what would it look like?  Would it stretch from state to state or country to country?  Would every ocean combined be comparable to the size of God’s grace?  Or perhaps, if you stood it up on end and let it extend into space, until it reached…

Week 4: Obedience Before Blessing

2 Chronicles 7:14-15 (NIV) “If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land. Now my eyes will be open and my ears attentive to the; prayers offered in this place.”  …

Week 3: Strengthen Me Just Once More

Judges 13:1-5 Again the Israelites did evil in the eyes of the Lord, so the Lord delivered them into the hands of the Philistines for forty years. 2 A certain man of Zorah, named Manoah, from the clan of the Danites, had a wife who was childless, unable to give birth. 3 The angel of the Lord appeared to her and said, “You are barren and childless,…

Week 2: The Death Zone.

Only a few brave souls have attempted this great feat.  Some 800 people attempt the climb to the top of Mt. Everest each year.  The life-long goal of many experienced climbers, and some non-experienced, is to make it to the summit of Everest.  In the entire history of the world, only 8,306 people have made…

Always Ready.

“Do you need any…?” Almost immediately after the conversation was over I came to a disheartening conclusion. I was so caught off guard by the fact that he just asked me if I needed any hard drugs, in broad daylight, that I neglected my duties. I jokingly said to Hailey, “man, let’s get that guy…

Compete With the Horses.

I was reading this morning while doing my devotions, and I came across something I had never seen before.  It was in the book of Jeremiah, chapter 12. In this particular story, Jeremiah had been complaining to the Lord.  Now mind you, in the previous chapter he had been through some pretty crazy stuff.  Some…