Tag Archives: Preacher

Paul tells us to ‘pray continually but have you Gotten Tired? Here are 5 ways to Keep Praying!

In 1 Thessalonians 5: 16-18 Paul comes out with one of his most demanding instructions to the church there.' Rejoice always,' he says, 'pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus.'

As The New Year Begins, Take Time to REST!

The venerable preacher, Vance Havner, used to look over the top of his glasses and say to his congregation, "If you don't come apart, you will come apart." While not all stress is bad for us, too much of it

On This 4th Of July And Always YOU were Created To Shine!

In another life, I produced a fireworks show called “SkyConcert” that was choreographed precisely to music and broadcast live on TV and radio. In 25 years of doing that event we were never rained out. I asked the Lord once

Still Haven’t Started Reading The Bible? Billy Graham has a tip for You!

In an advice column posted on the Bowling Green Daily News, the 98-year old minister was asked what a person would miss if he lost interest in the Bible and failed to read it. The reader admitted one of his

God is Gracious With His Love!

Life can be hard and challenging. Living can wear away our hope. Cynicism can settle into our hearts and find a home because of hurtful people, difficult circumstances, relational wounds, and unfortunate events. Religion can imprison us in a world

Whose Kingdom is This Anyway?

I have always been far too preoccupied with my own glory. I don’t like saying that because it sounds terrible. And embarrassing. And deeply sinful. God does not share his glory with anyone else and our lives need to be preoccupied with

Will YOU Be 1 of the 1’s?

When I was a little boy, my dad preached occasionally for small congregations who didn't have a regular preacher. Where he lacked polish, he compensated with his passion and colorful stories. One of his favorite sermons that I heard several

Full of Surprises!

God was at work in the waiting, filling her thoughts with a plan. When you wait on the Lord, you don't have to sit in a corner contemplating your navel, or walk around in a daze humming "Sweet Hour of

God is Speaking To You…Do You Hear Him?

When I was in my 20s I was praying about whether I should enroll in graduate school. Then one morning in my devotional time I came to Psalm 32:8 and it seemed to be flashing like a neon sign. It

God has given you the power to change!

The greatest secret to acting on God's timing is understanding that He has given you incredible power to be able to change! Want to lose weight? Get a better job? Go back to college? Find a spouse? Get closer to

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