Pray For Those Who Persecute You

Christian persecution has been a way of life for the past 2000 years.  Roman leaders would put Christians on poles and light them on fire as examples to the rest of the empire.  Christianity has survived in spite of torture, murder, intimidation, communism, socialism, fascism, and all the other isms that have tried to kill…

Changing The World

This week I want us to look at what young people are doing around the world.  If you have children please do this with them.  They will be inspired and they will see the power of one committed life. On Sunday morning I will talk about the treasure of commitment.  God wants us all in…

Our Father………holy?

A few weeks ago I blogged about being called “daddy.”  It has been wonderful having this title and everything that comes with it.  When the girls go to school they now give me a kiss before they jump out of the car.  They have become very affectionate and loving and I know what it means…

Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread

The Vision campaign has been exciting to watch.  Every week people are giving sacrificially and the building committee headed by Shannon Lambert is moving forward hiring architects and engineers.  The most fun part of this is watching God in action.  In the same way that I taught the children on Wednesday night how to look at the Bible…

Stuck

I have been praying the Lord’s Prayer for over 50 days now and it seems that I get stuck at different places at different times.  For a few months I could not get clearance on “Your Kingdom come Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.”  I would spend days meditating on this…