The Fresh Start Effect

If you’ve ever been to the gym at the new year (or even on a Monday), you’ll notice it’s a bit more crowded than usual. ...

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Don’t Take It Easy

I keep meeting these wonderful people whose lives belie their age. Their enthusiasm is contagious, their zest for life captivating. They're still thinking and dreaming, ...

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Every Man’s Battle

“You have been given the choice between war and dishonor. You have chosen dishonor, and you will have war!” – Winston Churchill to the English Parliament, ...

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Indications of a Young Earth

Uniformitarian geologists start with the assumption that the earth is millions and millions of years old. When they go to the evidence, they find what ...

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Crazy Days

This has been such a busy year so far.  Some days, it seems like the day has no end!  It's amazing to me the way ...

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My Life is Now Forever Yours

A little blonde girl stood perfectly still in a beautiful white dress, tears streaming down her soft pink cheeks, falling gently into a basket filled ...

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Alistair Begg Discusses the Seasons of Life

Dear Friend, One of the benefits of living in Cleveland is being able to enjoy the seasons. Some days I feel envious of those who are ...

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In Awe of Grace

Living in awe of the grace of God should be the lifestyle of every disciple of Life of Jesus Christ. To truly experience the awesomeness ...

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Mustard Seeds And Mountains: Learning To Think Small

A mustard seed is very small, about like a fleck of ground pepper.  A mountain, of course, is huge.  What is Jesus saying here?  That ...

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Give Up

During this season of Lent many give up or do something in preparation for Easter. I remember giving up bubble gum for Lent when I ...

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Love Letters – A Bridegroom’s Letter

The husbands and wives who gave their all to the founding of the fledgling republic called the United States of America paid a dear price ...

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A Sacrifice of Praise

“Eat your vegetables!” was often the command of my mother. She might as well have said, “Take a bath” or given some other deplorable edict ...

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2017 – The Year of Good News!

#YearofGoodNews I have written a letter that I have asked a lot of my friends to sign. It is a declaration to make 2017 “The Year of ...

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Fulfill God’s Agenda, Not Your’s

As a pastor, I see many Christians wandering around in a spiritual fog, wondering, “Why am I here? What does God want me to do ...

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Above and Beyond

If I had a dollar for every time I have used the scripture Ephesians 3:20 in a sermon, I would be sitting on a beach ...

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10 Essential Attitudes for A Good Quality of Life

The key to a long and productive life is found in 10 essential attitudes: Keep Learning. When we cease to learn, we stop growing, because ...

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Two Are Better Than One

Independence is our watchword and "Think for Yourself" is our motto. Declaring a need is a sign of weakness, an open admission of failure and ...

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Would You Rather?

Would you rather… be known as nice or loving?  This question was asked in a daily devotional I was reading by Pastor Rodney Hunt.  It ...

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