Are you fueling your fire?

In a previous post, I mentioned that my wife and I were in charge of s’mores for our Vacation Bible School. Part of that responsibility included keeping the fire going. Because it’s easier to keep a fire going than it is to restart one that’s died out. That means keeping a constant eye on the … Continue reading Are you fueling your fire?

It is good to remember

David reminds us of a very important spiritual art: the art of remembrance, specifically the art of remembering Who God is and what He has done. Who can forget Who God is? Believers. Think of any time of crisis. When we panic, when we fear, when we worry, we’re forgetting Who our God is. Think … Continue reading It is good to remember

When Your Heart is too Heavy for Song

I was supposed to write a devotional this morning if for no other reason than that I consider it an act of worship and something I enjoy. Today, I just could not put my heart into it. My wife and I are facing some real hardship right now. I won’t go into detail, but our … Continue reading When Your Heart is too Heavy for Song

We have a perfect God who loves imperfect people.

Waiting on the Lord through crisis. Do you know how hard that is? Anyone who has ever had to probably does. Waiting on the Lord usually means waiting past the endurance of our faith. Let’s face it: It’s easy to be spiritual at the beginning of a crisis, before the reality of it really takes … Continue reading We have a perfect God who loves imperfect people.

A Layman’s Thoughts On Revelation: Jesus the Alpha and Omega

Praise and worship of God is easy when things are going our way. It’s not so easy when we are in the midst of trial. Because Jesus is the Alpha and the Omega, He is worthy of my worship and my praise, not because of what He’s done for me lately, but because of the character of Who He is.