"Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven." - Matthew 5:3. Look at the promise given to the poor in spirit! The kingdom of heaven, which is salvation, eternal life. You may be thinking, "I thought salvation was through faith." It is. There are hundreds of verses that announce that … Continue reading Poor In Spirit
You Are Priceless
In the early 1990s, a local church with a school suddenly lost its Pastor. The church asked me if I would teach the Pastor's Bible study class for the remainder of the school year. I was happy to oblige. The class contained about twenty-five students from seventh grade through high school seniors. Having no idea … Continue reading You Are Priceless
Lessons From Hogan, Klink, And Schultz
One day when we lived in Germany, I had reason to talk to our landlord. Standing outside his door, I could hear him laughing hysterically inside. Not wanting to break up a funny moment, I waited a minute or two before knocking. The laughter never stopped; I eventually knocked anyway. He was still laughing when … Continue reading Lessons From Hogan, Klink, And Schultz
Trust – Where Are You?
We have reached a time in our country when trust is nearly nonexistent. As a Pastor, from time to time, I will counsel married couples. Any problem can be solved if trust is still in play. Once either person loses faith in the other, it is a long, hard road returning to a working relationship. … Continue reading Trust – Where Are You?
Church VS A High School Pep Rally
Way back in the day, way back before high school basketball had a three-point shot, way back when I was in high school, my high school had an outstanding basketball team. We were a large school, playing the best schools in the state of Ohio. In my junior year, we went to the final four, … Continue reading Church VS A High School Pep Rally
If the foundations be destroyed
Back in my younger days, I took a real estate course. Seeing that I have never bought or sold a piece of land, or become a landlord, the course was probably a waste of time and money. However, there are a few things I remember, one being the instructor told us, “If the foundation and … Continue reading If the foundations be destroyed