May the Words of my Mouth

In preparing to serve at the Dallas Processing Center for Operation Christmas Child, I have been praying that the words of David in Psalm 19:14 would be true of me. May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable to You, Lord, my rock and my Redeemer. Psalm 19:14 (HCSB) […]

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Allelon | Love One Another

Allelon is a Greek word we find sprinkled throughout the New Testament. Allelon exemplifies what our Christian walk should look like to the world and instructs us who we are told to do many things for, to, and alongside. As believers, we are set apart by the love God showed for us through His son, […]

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Daily Devotional | Fighting the Good Fight

The late Warren Wiersbe once observed, “Sooner or later every believer discovers that the Christian life is a battleground, not a playground and that he faces an enemy who is much stronger than he is—apart from the Lord.” The Christian life is a spiritual struggle. Problems, suffering, and persecution are a normal feature on the […]

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Daily Devotional | 5.28.2019

We can’t always be sure how, but we can be confident that God is always at work in our lives. This is a truth I have learned repeatedly over my 50+ years of walking God’s good Earth. I’m reminded of this as I sit here examining my latest burns, nicks, scrapes, and scars. These tats […]

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Daily Devotional | 5.13.2019

Yesterday morning, I had the joy and privilege of teaching Sunday school at Summit United Methodist where my Mom is a member. It’s always a delight to see familiar, friendly faces of the faithful members of Mom’s church as well as her Sunday school class. Sunday morning’s topic focused on rescuing those relationships in our […]

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Daily Devotional | The Purpose of Work

For most of us, work plays a major role in our adult life. The money we earn from work helps us put food on the table, affords us shelter, and allows us to purchase many other things, including essentials and non-essentials. We may equate happiness with our success at work and find satisfaction from the […]

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