Tag Archive: the Holy Spirit

Under Radar: God Loves To Begin His Movements “Anonymously”

1 Kings 18:43-46 NIV “Go and look toward the sea,” [Elijah] told his servant. And he went up and looked. “There is nothing there,” he said. Seven times Elijah said, “Go back.” The… Continue reading

So What Do We Do Now? (Being About Our Father’s Business)

In an effort to become a ” global brand” or international icon, some high profile professional athletes spin off into others arenas of life and pursue other interests like being corporate pitchmen, actors,… Continue reading

The Thief On The Cross…(What Receiving Salvation Looks Like)

Let’s a take a walk together through Luke 23:39-43, five brief but powerful verses that help us understand more clearly what salvation–receiving Jesus as our Lord and Savior for the forgiveness of our… Continue reading

I Want To Be A Pastor Who…

(#s 1-6 below quoted from Eugene Peterson’s memoir “The Pastor.”) “I Want To Be A Pastor Who… . 1. Prays. I want to be reflective and responsive and relaxed in the presence of… Continue reading

Deliberate Days Between The Fall and Spring…

Greetings My Friends~ . Just want to share with you a poem I wrote about the powerfully nostalgic memories I have of lazy summer days during my childhood—I pray it is a blessing… Continue reading

Sexual Purity…

Purity I. Opening Comments Let’s Be Real God wants you to be pure—to wait to have sex until you are married. God wants you to be pure—to wait to do sexual activities until… Continue reading

The Wait Of God…

  “Wait for the LORD. Be strong, and take heart, and wait for the LORD” (Psalm 27:14 NIV). “If a man dies, will he live again? All the days of my hard service I… Continue reading

The Time Is Short…

Opening Illustration: Dozing off behind the wheel during my teenage years. Near-accidents usually provided the shot of adrenalin I needed to truly “Wake-up” and drive home safely. My hope is that the Holy… Continue reading

Dealing With Children When They Lie…

A Middle School parent recently sent me an email asking for the Biblical perspective on lying, as well as any practical tidbits I might know on how to deal with this important issue.… Continue reading