There Has to Be Something More!

Have you ever thought, "God must have something more for me"? Many people that I have talked to have answered that question yes. There is a longing in their heart that there is something more significant for them to accomplish. God had something significant for the Old Testament prophet Jonah. But Jonah had a problem. … Continue reading There Has to Be Something More!

Purity Is Eternal – Evil Is Temporary

Purity is eternal. Evil is temporary.  Think about that statement. Purity is eternal. God is pure, holy and eternal. Evil had a beginning. Evil began when Satan chose to rebel against God. Purity will continue forever. Evil will be separated from God for eternity. Purity was and is and will forever be. Evil began; it … Continue reading Purity Is Eternal – Evil Is Temporary

Adopt Generosity (Secret to a Joy Filled Life, pt 8)

The money talk. I know it is a touchy subject for many people. However it was one of Jesus' most common topics. Paul puts it into the conversation of joy because it has such an influence on it (see Philippians 4:10-20). I want to share 7 Bible Truths About Money, then give some practical actions to … Continue reading Adopt Generosity (Secret to a Joy Filled Life, pt 8)

Accountable Grace (Secret to a Joy Filled Life, pt 7)

Here is the bad news: Relationships are messy. Last week, I was praying with a friend. As we talked about life, he shared with me about how he was once again in court with his ex-wife. We reflected on how our vow before God of "until death do us part" is something even after divorce. … Continue reading Accountable Grace (Secret to a Joy Filled Life, pt 7)

Responsive Obedience (Secret to a Joy Filled Life, pt 4)

The polarization of today's American politics is a microcosm of our culture. We are becoming more and more divided. You see it expressed in an argumentative spirit, grumbling and complaining. It doesn't matter what side of the political aisle people are on. In the name of free speech there is a number of people who … Continue reading Responsive Obedience (Secret to a Joy Filled Life, pt 4)

Think Like Jesus (Secret to Joy Filled Life, pt 3)

Relationships are critical to enjoying the human experience! You have probably heard the old saying, "If momma ain't happy ain't nobody happy." It may or may not make you smile, but it speaks to truth.  If our relationships are unhealthy, we are not going to experience the joy God has prepared for us. Please read … Continue reading Think Like Jesus (Secret to Joy Filled Life, pt 3)