Saturday morning after expressing her concern that I was manifesting symptoms of the Corona virus, my wife asked me to get a Covid-19 test. It surprised me when the results returned positive. The thought of being in quarantine with a full week ahead was annoying. My first thought wasn't that I had the virus it…Read more Three Verbs Helping Me with Covid-19
Always be grateful for the purpose God gave you in life. When we pray give God thanks for your purpose. Pray about his purpose for your marriage, your family, and your community. Praying about our purpose helps us to see clearly God's plan for our days that ultimately end up in a life. I love…Read more Praying with Purpose
Prayerfully Write Visionary Life Goals “Look carefully then how you walk! Live purposefully and worthily and accurately, not as the unwise and witless, but as wise (sensible, intelligent people), Making the very most of the time [buying up each opportunity], because the days are evil.” Ephesians 5:15–16, AMP Life goals are how I talk about…Read more Visionary Goals
Today I've spent reflecting on goals and reading my journal from this year. On December 31 a virus that you cannot see with the naked eye was not even a part of my thought life or prayer life. January 19, Coronavirus was still not a concern for us. However, that Sunday, I preached a message…Read more December 31, 2020 Reflections
One of my great joys in world travel has been joining a local church for Sunday morning worship, or a prayer meeting during the week. As I sing and listen to my fellow Christians worship the Lord, I've learned to understand their words of loving worship expressed in spontaneous praise. A memory of this returned…Read more Think Glorious Thoughts About God!
One of the most healthy daily rituals or life habits you can form is to kneel before the Lord daily. Each day, it is my habit to drop to my knees in prayer. The reason, I drop to my knees is it an excellent reminder who God is and who I am. It is perhaps…Read more Kneeling a Healthy Life Habit.
God really does speak to us through the Bible. The Bible doesn’t have to be defended; it is a living, dangerously sharp collection of books that will penetrate your life and thoughts. Perhaps your familiar with this verse. “For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword,…Read more Listening to God
“Be my rock of safety where I can always hide. Give the order to save me, for you are my rock and my fortress.” (Psalm 71:3, NLT) The Church has an admirable reputation of responding to epidemics and plagues in her history. Their contemporaries, admired their dedication by risking their lives to serve the sick.…Read more My Thoughts Tonight About Coronavirus
Jesus’ disciples tried unsuccessfully to help a boy after the boy’s dad asked them to. The dad and the disciples appealed to Jesus for help. As always Jesus came through and healed by delivering him from the grip of the devil. Later when the disciples asked why they had failed, he told them, “This kind…Read more By Prayer and Fasting
My earliest memories include prayer. My parents by my bedside and teaching my sister and me how to pray, my pastor laying his hand upon my forehead praying for me. My uncles when they prayed it was fervent and earnest, reminded me of Moses on the mountain. My boyhood church prayed around the altar, and…Read more How I Approach God in Prayer