Posts with the tag “tennessee”
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...
Back 2 School Advice - From James
August 9th, 2022
For many of you this summer has been filled with bible camp, mission trips, summer youth series, service to others, retreats, and fun with your youth group friends who love God. Heading back to your v...
'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 ...
Families and Faith
June 7th, 2022
Parents and their children typically want the same thing – a respectful and loving relationship, but they often disagree on how to get it....
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...