Tag Archives: Preacher

A Prayer For YOU to have a good day!

Our lives are crazy, and anything can happen on any day. When things are going wrong, sometimes all we can focus on are the bad things. Instead, we should look for the surprise blessings that can make any day a

Confidence to Face the Future!

At 13-years old, I sat in the ophthalmologist's examining chair. With my face placed on the chin rest and my pupils dilated, the doctor shone a bright light into my eyes. "Hmmm…" he said. Then he leaned back on his

You’re Not the only 1 Praying! The Holy Spirit Is Praying For You!

The third person of the Trinity can be the forgotten God. We often miss His work by simply forgetting Who He is and what He is doing in our lives. God is triune: Father, Son and Holy Spirit. And all

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

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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