This Little Salt of Mine

You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people’s feet. Matthew 5:14 ESV Being the salt of the earth gets a lot less attention than being the light of…

Beginning Our Day With Worship

Jesus said to him, “You have seen him, and it is he who is speaking to you.”  He said, “Lord, I believe,” and he worshiped him. John 9:37-38 ESV Discipleship begins by faith but it will only grow as we worship. One pitfall in our churches today is that we connect worship in our minds to a hushed…

Are We Losing Connection?

Are We Losing Connection? One generation shall praise thy works to another, and shall declare thy mighty acts. Psalm 145:4 KJV David talks about singing praise as something older believers must do in order to let the younger generation know what God has done for them. Of course young people in our churches usually know…

Letters to My Father

After my Dad passed away one of the most difficult and yet most rewarding things I had to do was going through his things. Though he was now gone it was as if I came to know my father better than I ever could on earth. Old postcards mixed with photos of family and friends…

Lift Up Those Hands!

Lift up your hands to the holy place and bless the Lord! Psalm 134:2 ESV Those are the opening lines from a chorus I love to sing. God’s word tells us to lift up our hands but do you ever stop to wonder why? Here are the four reasons that I came up with. Maybe you have some…