The Power of Praise

Now when they began to sing and to praise, the Lord set ambushes against the people of Ammon, Moab and Mount Seir, who had come against Judah, and they were defeated . . . And the fear of God was on was on all the kingdoms of those countries when they heard that the Lord had fought against the enemies of (more…)

Resurrection Power: It’s Not Just for Easter

“‘It is done’ will shout the cross. Christ has paid redemption’s cost . . . “

Something struck me as I sang those words from “Jesus Saves” the other night in choir rehearsal: how seldom we consider the resurrection, how seldom we give thought to its power. We relegate the resurrection – the cornerstone of our faith – to Easter Sunday as (more…)

When You’re Left with No Choice: Living with Severe Asthma

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. – 2 Corinthians 12:9

For the past 1 1/2 years, few people who don’t live or associate closely with me would have known I (more…)

Little Insignificant Me

I come to you today, friends, with a very simple message: Enough with your excuses for failing to serve God. 

We’re not good enough. We’re not smart enough. We’re not educated enough. We’re not talented enough. We’re not old enough. We’re not young enough. We’re not rich enough. We’re not healthy enough. We’re not strong enough. We’re not free enough. We’re not (more…)