19“Don’t collect for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal. 20 But collect for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys, and where thieves don’t break in and steal. 21 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. Matthew 6:19-21 … More A Christmas Temptation
For the past several years Jacinda and I have done much of our Christmas shopping on Black Friday. I’ve experienced the early morning shopping hustle and bustle from the consumer side. This year we didn’t shop. Instead I experienced Black Friday from behind the register. Many of you know I am working a seasonal part-time … More Black Friday: Behind the Register
I’m a huge fan of big band and jazz. I’ve always loved the Glen Miller Orchestra and that big band sound. One of my favorites these days is Denver and the Mile High Orchestra. They have a unique mix of jazz and spiritual music. I love how they jazz up hymns, like It Is Well. … More It Is Well – Like You’ve Never Heard It!
18 Then Jesus came near and said to them, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. 19 Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 2 teaching them to observe everything I have … More Tell Everyone
My favorite day of the week is Sunday. Why? Well, here’s a little glimpse into my typical Sunday routine. The day always starts with Bible study and worship at ClearView Baptist Church. The question, “Are we going to church today”, is never asked in our house. Unless we are sick, or occasionally out-of-town, we will … More Why I Love Sunday
This past Thursday, my oldest daughter Rachel hit a milestone…the big one three (13)! It doesn’t seem like it was that long ago that I was holding her in my arms and changing diapers. Now she is taller than her mom, and quickly catching up to me. 🙂 Rachel has been looking forward to this … More The Big One Three!
Haven’t I commanded you: be strong and courageous? Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go. Joshua 1:9 (HSCB) Have you ever been afraid of something? Maybe as a child you worried that your house might burn down, or perhaps you were scared of the dark. At … More Strength and Courage
1 Therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, I urge you to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God; this is your spiritual worship. (Romans 12:1) (HCSB) How do you define worship? I’ve heard many different definitions. Some say it is what we do on Sunday at church…singing songs of … More Monday Morning Devotional: Worship
I’ve decided to start something new on this blog. I’ve never really written devotionals before, but I feel like this is something I need to do. So, tomorrow will mark the first of my Monday Morning Devotionals. I’ve had a feeling for a while now that God is leading me to something outside my comfort … More Monday Morning Devotionals and a Calling