I will pursue You

Today is Ash Wednesday and marks the beginning of Lent.  It is a time that many Christians take to prepare themselves leading up to the celebration of Easter.  I have heard of those who are giving up things like chocolate, Facebook, Coke, or some other daily habit during this time. Lent is not something my … More I will pursue You

Why do you pray?

In the words of Oswald Chambers, “The purpose of prayer is that we get ahold of God, not of the answer.”  So, why do you pray? Prayer is a powerful weapon and tool for those who believe that Jesus is the Son of God.  The goal of prayer is not that we get something. Or … More Why do you pray?

Surrender

Waving the white flag of surrender today… I want to give up all of my past, my hopes, my plans, my dreams, my future… everything!  I want to lay it all down and surrender.  Before they ever landed in a prison for their faith they made a decision to surrender to Jesus Christ.  Maybe that’s … More Surrender

Great start…

… 2009 has gotten off to a great start.  To begin with, on New Years Eve my daughter Valerie wanted to have a ring ceremony for her decision to “True Love Waits.”  We had a private ceremony hosted by our friends Nat and Tonya in their home.  Valerie invited some of her friends over to … More Great start…

Psalm 16

My choice is you, God, first and only.       And now I find I’m your choice!    You set me up with a house and yard.       And then you made me your heir!  The wise counsel God gives when I’m awake       is confirmed by my sleeping heart.    Day and night I’ll stick with God;       I’ve got a … More Psalm 16