Posts with the category “christian-living”
Questions Christians Hope no one will Ask #2
September 27th, 2022
Didn’t evolution put God out of a job? Why rely on religion in an age of science and knowledge?Remember a couple weeks ago at the beginning of this when I said not to feel pinned into a corner. Scienc...
Questions Christians Hope no one will Ask #1
September 22nd, 2022
Why do you believe God exists?Well, why do you? Hopefully you have thought through this one, but in many cases Christians simply haven’t…especially those raised in the church. Right off the bat we hav...
The Whole Duty of Man
September 5th, 2022
NO SCHOOL today, whoo hoo, but do you know why?Labor Day (First Monday in September) celebrates the contributions and achievements of American workers. It officially became a federal holiday in 1894 a...
10 Questions Christians Hope no one will Ask
August 30th, 2022
As mentioned last week we realize there are some questions that are hard to answer without offending or upsetting people. Questions that when answered may end friendships, divide families, and in toda...
Questions Christians Hope no one will Ask
August 25th, 2022
Answers do not come from searching for loopholes or watering down God’s word to appease the world. God instructs us through Paul in Romans 12:2 that just the opposite is required of us..”And do not be...
'Cause You Had a Bad Day?
June 7th, 2022
‘Cause You Had a Bad Day? Ever give a cross look, a mean word, a snooty comment, or a disrespectful silence because you “had a bad day”...really? You think you’ve had a bad day?“Five times I received ...
Why do we Worship?
May 31st, 2022
“Ascribe to the Lord the glory due to His name; Worship the Lord in holy array.” ~ Psalms 29:2If you google “why do we worship” you’ll get a smorgasbord of responses and be able to find exactly what y...
Why are we told to Obey Parents?
May 24th, 2022
Growing up did your parents ever ask you to do something and you didn’t quite understand why? Does it matter? Of course not, as a child you are expected to obey your parents, why, because they know mo...
May 17th, 2022
No one knows but you and God, so what are you thinking about? What is your idle time spent doing or thinking about?Whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whateve...
May 10th, 2022
Moses had Aaron...The Apostles had one another...Paul had Barnabas, John Mark, Silas, & Timothy...Timothy had Paul, Eunice, & Lois......who do you have?Life is tough, increasing knowledge results in i...
To Live is Christ
May 3rd, 2022
“To live is Christ, to die is gain” - Philippians 1:21 If to Live is Christ, then……we don’t tear down, we build up…we don’t poke fun, we encourage…we don’t exclude, we seek out & include…we don’t isol...
Thou shall not...
April 26th, 2022
Thou shall not...How we approach the word of God matters. Just like your parents, God doesn’t tell us all the things we can’t do or all the things He doesn’t want. Actually, NOBODY communicates that w...
April 19th, 2022
The purpose of a light bulb is to shine light, brightening up an area, getting rid of the darkness that surrounds it. Sure sometimes the light bulb hangs out in the darkness, but when it does, it’s no...
Life Under the Sun
April 12th, 2022
Some folks have to touch a stove to learn it’s hot...some can learn by listening & understanding the wisdom of others. Solomon was the wisest man to ever live and Ecclesiastes describes his attempt to...
Set your Hope on Him
April 12th, 2022
“On Him we have set our hope that He will continue to deliver us” ~ II Corinthians 1:10What does it mean to be risky? It means taking a chance when others don’t believe but you have the faith, the wil...
Is your Faith being Tested?
April 5th, 2022
Count your many blessings, name them one by one, and it will surprise you what the Lord has done. Great song and even greater statement.Blessings come in all shapes and sizes, many slip through unnoti...
IDK, the End or the Beginning?
March 29th, 2022
As a history teacher, few things bugged me more than when a student would write “IDK” as their answer to an essay question. IDK? Seriously? Insider secret (not really), when taking a test, “IDK” is ne...
I'm Headed That Way!
March 22nd, 2022
Studying in 1 Peter this week a pretty cool thought went through my head. “I’m headed where Christ already is!” 1 Peter 3:22 reads “(Jesus Christ) who is at the right hand of God having gone into heav...
March 15th, 2022
Romans 8:28And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.Really? I don’t know if I believe that...you may hea...
God wants your Pennies, Daily!
March 8th, 2022
What do you plan on doing for God one day?You can’t live tomorrow, you can only live TODAY.A penny is a rather insignificant item. Not a whole lot you can do with a penny other than throwing it at you...
Been there, done that!
March 1st, 2022
Have you ever been in that situation where someone else wants to watch a movie and you think, “Ugh, I’ve already seen that”, only to realize you didn’t remember as much as perhaps you thought you did....
February 22nd, 2022
“Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.” ~ James 4:8I saw the above picture this week and thought what a beautiful image of what our relationship with God’s word should be.Challenge question f...
Thirsty for Eternal Life - Part Three
February 15th, 2022
Thirsty for Eternal Life - I Tim 6:12Part 3 of 3 w/Keith O’Neal“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men…It is the Lord Christ you are serving. - Colossian...
Thirsty for Eternal Life - Part Two
February 8th, 2022
Thirsty for Eternal Life - I Tim 6:12Part 2 of 3 w/Keith O’Neal“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men…It is the Lord Christ you are serving. - Colossian...
Thirsty for Eternal Life - Part One
February 2nd, 2022
Thirsty for Eternal Life - I Tim 6:12Part 1 of 3 w/Keith O’Neal“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men…It is the Lord Christ you are serving. - Colossian...
What is your Mind on?
January 25th, 2022
Are you self-aware? Let me ask a simple question and all I ask is that you’re honest with yourself. After all, it doesn’t matter what I think, what your parents think, what your friends think, and def...
June 15th, 2021
If you do not want a divorce, then determine today that your marriage is a gift from God, set apart by God, designed to last as long as you or your spouse live and is pleasing in God’s sight. ...
What Really Matters Most?
June 15th, 2021
When I think about people who seem to have it all, but they don’t know Jesus—or they don’t take following Him seriously—I think about what Jesus said: “For what does it profit a man to gain the whole ...