Christ clearly and unequivocally states to Peter His intentions in Matthew 16:18, as to what will become of the church. Jesus declares that he is going to build His fellowship upon a firm foundation. So stable will this foundation be that the "gates of hell” (Hades) will not be able to "prev…
One of the best things about living near the coast is that it’s a fishing paradise for those who like to catch fish. During fishing season in Matagorda County you can catch trout, redfish, flounder and catfish in the bays and rivers. They always seems to have its share of fisherman. Fishing …
When I was growing up as a child there was one western on TV that I used to watch called “Have Gun Will Travel.” The hero in the show was a paid gunslinger named Paladin who traveled the west and came into our home every Saturday night. The slogan can also be used in the spiritual realm abou…
The Bible says that you can’t serve God and money and a more modern translation, you can’t serve MasterCard and the Master. You can only serve one. The kingdom of God has a lot to say about money. It’s not bad to have money but it’s bad to have money having you.
Everyone who is a Christian should have a testimony because your testimony is evidence that you have faith operating in your life.
I trust this series from Micah’s prophecies has been helpful and inciting within you the reader, a serious desire to restore the integrity of the Christian faith. So much of what the prophet addresses parallels our own world. In chapter 5 Micah continues as the mouthpiece of God, speaking to…
The school year is finally winding down and in two weeks the 2009 graduates will walk across the stage and receive a diploma for their accomplishments at high school for four years. My word to the graduating seniors is to live life with no regrets. God doesn’t want you to be saying at the en…
Nearly everyone would like to be fit for life, but accomplishing that goal is another matter. Five weeks ago I decided to try to be physically fit by taking the fit challenge at Fit for Life Gym in Bay City. I was assigned to a team of four and we were to compete for eight weeks against two …
In our nation today believers and non-believers are trying to solve the problems that face our country and the world. But the answer will not be found from human wisdom. The answer only comes when the church gets on its knees with fasting and prayer. The only hope for America is a spiritual …
I remember when I was growing up watching Secret Agent Man and James Bond or agent 007. But in God’s kingdom there are no secret agents or closet Christians. If you’re at work and a fellow employee says, “I didn’t know John Doe was a Christian.” If you couldn’t tell it, then it probably mean…
Springtime is in the air and with the nice weather more and more people are getting outdoors and working in their gardens. For those who would like a plush and healthy garden you need to feed your plants using fertilizer so they will be healthy when the hot summer comes.
There is only one way in life that you can please God and live the kind of life that He wants for you. It only comes by living by faith.
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