Archive for December 2018

Equipped For Lasting Change

How many times have you come to this first day of the year prepared to make changes in your life, only to fail a few weeks or months into the New Year? Do you know that the Bible tells us that we have been given a special, unique and personalized gift to assure our ability…

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Unappreciated Christmas Gifts

Have you ever received a gift from someone at Christmas that you didn’t care for? Worse yet, have you ever given someone a gift at Christmas that they didn’t care for? If you spent time and effort choosing the ideal gift for someone and they did not appreciate it, how did their lack of appreciation…

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He Humbled Himself To Be Like Us

Pride, is it good or bad? We are told to take pride in ourselves and in all we do. We are also taught that pride is the root of all evil. Which is it? If anyone ever earned the right to be proud, it would have been God on the seventh day when He rested…

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Adopted Children of God

I was 8 years old. Our family of four was sitting at the dinner table. My older brother Mike was 10. As my mom passed the meat and potatoes she nonchalantly stated, “By the way boys, you are adopted.” That was how we found out. It was to become the subject that was almost never…

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Maranatha

No, today’s message is not a crash course in Aramaic; however, it might be a good idea for each of us to become just a little more familiar with the word Maranatha. This past Sunday marked the first Sunday in Advent. For many Christians, this marks the beginning of a new liturgical year. New Year’s…

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