honor

A Living Testament: Faithfully Surrendering to God’s Way

Day 268 of Bible Reading Plan – Sometimes we really want to do something for God or accomplish something in our life but we can’t seem to get it done or just keep failing. Maybe we are striving in our own strength or maybe it was not God’s will for us to do it in the first place. But when we seek to do  God’s will for our lives and honor God in all we do, others will notice. We are being a living testament of God’s grace when we don’t compromise and are faithful to God, whether or not our plans ever come to fruition.

BLACK AND WHITE PODCAST: The Power of Humility

Episode #133 – Our flesh resists being humbled. We don’t want someone else to put us down. It is this natural reflex that does not want to believe we are less than, and yet God has already delivered us from shame. Behind shame is ultimately a focus on self and pride because we fear what others will think of us. But it is admitting that we are not enough is what brings us to the place of seeing our need and opens the doorway for God to restore our honor.

Why We Worship

Day 256 of Bible Reading Plan – Why worship? Because we need to. And we were made for this purpose. Look back over your life and see what our faithful God has done. When we remember God’s kindness and give thanks, we take the focus off of self and put it on One Who is higher than us.

Lessons in the Pursuit of Unity

Let’s not take it personally if someone thinks differently or believes differently than we do. Let’s not speak words we will be sorry for later on.

TEN Things I Didn’t Know About Sabbath

Episode #10 – Are you anxious? Exhausted? Feeling like you barely have fumes to run on? Last year I stumbled upon a gift from God that truly eradicated my ongoing burnt out feeling.

A Pandemic of Not Following God’s Word

On March 15th, most of us sat that Sunday in churches and listened to our pastors tell us the plan for closures in the wake of the unknowns associated with COVID19.

Normal Sounds So Good (in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic)

Listen to or Read Episode 122 – There will be a new normal as a result of the Coronavirus Pandemic. Whether that’s good or bad will depend on us. We can long for things to go back to the way they were or we can look for ways that God can work in the new normal.

Wives, Your Husband is a Son of God

Learn how when we rightly view our husbands as sons of God we can shift our heart posture to one of love, honor, and respect as we serve them and minister to them.

What’s In A Name?

Episode 114 – It’s not just the name that matters, it’s what’s in that name. You can call yourself a Christian, but if there isn’t any love to back that up, there’s nothing in that name.

THE Truth

Episode #85 – We have to be established in the truth in order to withstand the crashing waves of relativism.

Effective Parenting: The Conscience Part 1

Whether or not your child is yet a Christian, he or she still has a conscience. As parents, it’s our job to help teach, train, and influence the conscience of our kids.

Two Wrongs Don’t Make A Right

I realized holding on to the pain and the unforgiveness was only holding me back, not the other person. Forgiving definitely takes time, but it’s worth it in the end.

Three Keys for True Kingdom Promotion

We get jealous because we want what they have, yet the Bible teaches that the way God intends us to receive what they have is by first honoring what God is doing with them!

The Spires of Oxford

God rest you, happy gentlemen,
Who laid your good lives down
Who took the khaki and the gun
Instead of cap and gown.

Remember and Give Thanks

Memorial Day and Thanksgiving can’t get much farther from each other on the calendar. On Memorial Day, we see flags and flowers, and on Thanksgiving, we get turkeys and family-filled dinner tables. But the two holidays are actually connected in a few important ways.