Pastor’s Blog

Discipline is the Correction of Life

Perhaps you have heard about the child whose punishment for misbehavior was to sit in a corner.  He muttered under his breath, “I may be sitting down on the outside, but I’m still standing up on the inside.”  That little child may have been one of us […]

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Discipleship is the Call of Life

A disciple is one who follows and adheres to the teachings of Christ.  Salvation is free, but discipleship costs you something.  It requires more than a decision.  It commands a lifestyle of total commitment.  Jesus said, “If any man serve Me, let him follow Me…” John 12:26 […]

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Disappointment is the Certainty of Life

Disappointment happens! It’s not “if,” but “when.” Do you remember the first time you realized that everyone is not going to like you? What a shock!  Or, what about the “reality check” the first time you lost a game or came in second place in a contest […]

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Determination is the Resolution of Life

Are you determined to succeed?  Do you begin every year with new resolutions?  It takes determination to make any decision requiring commitment.  Resolution is defined as firm determination.  It finds a way to overcome every obstacle.  It is the difference between people who quit and those who […]

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Destiny is the Divine Appointment of Life

Destiny is defined as something to which a person is destined.  Don’t you just love that kind of a definition?  It simply means God decides, you discover!  It is about a predetermined course of events: God’s plan!  You existed in the mind of God before you were […]

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Decision is the Crossroad of Life

A crossroad is an intersection where two paths meet.  It is an opportunity to use the power of reason and the privilege of choice.  When a decision is required, it means there is more than one choice in the matter.  When a decision is made the uncertainty […]

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Deceit is the Poison of Life

Romans 3:13 describes one of the characteristics of mankind without God. This passage declares, “Their throat is an open grave; with their tongues they have practiced deceit; the poison of vipers is under their lips…” I’m sure you have heard the expression, “It was just a little […]

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Death is the Mystery of Life

John Newton’s final words were, “I am still in the land of the dying; I shall be in the land of the living soon.”  Death is the vehicle that will carry us into what appears to be the “unknown” only because it is a place we have […]

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Curiosity is the Inquisition of Life

Have you ever heard the expression, “Curiosity killed the cat?”    How does a brown cow eat green grass and make white milk?  Where does chocolate milk come from?  Lighten up!  “Inquiring minds want to know!”  If you don’t believe that, look at all of the ridiculous gossip […]

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Crisis is the Turning Point of Life

Most of us have a tendency to ignore unpleasant situations that have been either inflicted on us or voluntarily brought on by our own actions. Unfortunately, avoiding issues doesn’t make pain or problems go away. Unresolved conflict continues to erode the very core of our foundation with […]

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