Pastor’s Blog

Creativity is the Expression of Life

A Christian and an atheist went on a camping trip together.  The atheist asked, “How do you know there is a God?  Have you seen Him, heard Him, touched Him or smelled Him?”  The Christian said, “No.”  Before going to sleep, he asked God for an answer. […]

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Cowardice is the Intimidation of Life

Cowardice is a side effect of fear.  A coward is one who lacks courage and is afraid to meet danger, real or imaginary.  The expression of “cold feet” is usually related to fear of new experiences.  Normally, this kind of panic only lasts for a few moments.  […]

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Covenant is the Contract of Life

A covenant is a promise between two or more individuals.  It is a legally binding contractual agreement which includes both the present and the future.  The promise may be conditional, but once it becomes a signed legal contract of covenant, it is illegal for it to be […]

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Courage is the Fortitude of Life

Courage is that firmness of spirit which meets danger head-on.  It is an inner strength that deals with pain and difficult situations instead of withdrawing from them.  It is a quality that releases a brave response to face life’s challenges with perseverance and fortitude.  Courage is a […]

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Cooperation is the Teamwork of Life

John Maxwell states that, “Teamwork makes the dream work.”  The synergy of cooperation is not simply principles of addition, but rather multiplication.  This truth is illustrated by the fact that when oxen are yoked together their strength potential is not just doubled, but actually multiplied.  Even the […]

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Conviction is the Persuasion of Life

The root meaning of the word conviction is to be convinced, or to come into agreement.  As it relates to sin, God wants nothing less than total agreement with His Word.  Ultimately, King David realized that you must love what God loves and hate what God hates […]

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Conscience is the Monitor of Life

Conscience in an inner monitor that warns, admonishes, or gives advice and instruction by way of reproof or caution. I’m sure you’ve heard the advice, “Let your conscience be your guide.” Vines Expository Dictionary defines conscience as, “The inner faculty by which we apprehend the will of […]

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Confusion is the Vertigo of Life

Everything in life is not always as it appears.  Vertigo is a condition of dizziness that causes confusion and a loss of equilibrium.  For example, when a pilot develops vertigo, he can no longer decipher if the airplane is right side up or upside down.  If he […]

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Confrontation is the Encounter of Life

The Bible records many men and women who had provocative encounters with God.  For example, Jesus met a woman at the well and within minutes His firm, but gentle confrontation opened her eyes to a brand new life.  He met a man at a pool who had […]

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Conflict is the Struggle of Life

Conflict cannot be avoided because we all have uniquely different opinions. If you ever hear of a couple who claim they have never had an argument, either they are living on opposite sides of the country, or one is doing all the talking and the other is […]

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