Pastor’s Blog

Instinct is the Intuition of Life

Instinct is defined as an innate, inborn, automatic, spontaneous impulse that is not prompted through reasoning or experience. It is a natural response to stimuli.  Intuition is the immediate insight of knowing something without conscious reason.  It is instantaneous apprehension. Both instinct and intuition operate on a […]

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Independence is the Self-Sufficiency of Life

On July 4th flags are raised and fireworks explode across America announcing and celebrating its independence.  Citizens of the USA have the right to be successful.  We are free to achieve our own goals within the framework and boundaries of the Constitution.  Abraham Lincoln said, “A government […]

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Idolatry is the Abomination of Life

The word abomination is used to describe a corrupt, immoral, sinful act, or deed.  Idolatry is a sin that is directed at God, Himself.  It is an abomination that takes wickedness to its lowest level.  Its disrespect is an attempt to dethrone God from His own universe. […]

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Identity is the Individuality of Life

I heard about a phone message service that answers each call with, “Who are you and what do you want?”  Most people spend their whole life asking these two questions.  The next most asked questions are, “Who is God and what does He want?”  Our identity is […]

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Ideas are the Inspiration of Life

Ideas can be positive or negative. What do you think about most of the time?  If your thoughts were publicly projected on a big screen, how would you feel: Happy? Sad? Embarrassed?  There are at least three gates that provoke thoughts into your mind.  The ear gate […]

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Hypocrisy is the Counterfeit of Life

On Halloween people wear all kinds of masks to disguise their identity.  Hypocrisy is similar to wearing a mask.  It is masquerading being pious without being virtuous.  A hypocrite is one who appears to be authentic, when in reality, only playing a role.  A counterfeit is a […]

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Hunger is the Drive of Life

If you watch professional sports during the competition play-offs you can see the determination and hunger to win in the eyes of the athletes. Those who participate in the Olympics are driven to compete.  Their hunger for success drives them to hard work, practice, and a sacrificial […]

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Humility is the Highway of Life

I heard a joke about a man who wrote a book and arrogantly entitled it, ‘Humility and How I Attained It’…  Obviously, he missed the point. The road to humility is not crowded.  Humility is not a popular subject.  We live in a “dog eat dog society” […]

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Hope is the Anchor of Life

Even the sound or sight of the word “hope” projects a sigh of relief.  What is hope?  The Apostle Paul describes hope in Hebrews 6:19 as an anchor of the soul.  It is what holds us through the storm.  Hope is like the root system of the […]

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Honor is the Badge of Life

The trophy ceremony is the announcement of the winner.  Honor is the highest level of respect, signifying conduct worthy of recognition. David asked in Psalms 8:4-5, “What is man that thou art mindful of him? And the sons of man that thou visited him?  For thou has […]

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