Faith & Values
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“A group of seminary students gathered in the chapel one day as the dean challenged them to NOT pray for a large church because of the stress, problems and worries that go with it. The next year … more
Reading the Bible through with me? Then grab your pen and journal and read I Kings 16-18. Read 16:34 again. This is a fulfillment of prophetic curse spoken by Joshua in Joshua 6:26. I want you to see … more
“Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips,” declares Proverbs 27:2 ESV. In other words, don’t toot your own horn because God doesn’t. He rarely … more

Reading the Bible through with me? Grab your pen and journal and read 1 King’s 10-12. Solomon was a man who started well. He was humble and submissive to Yahweh. He sought after the Lord as his … more
As we continue to travel this journey called life, our experiences will always be many and diverse. At times these experiences can be most challenging to the point that we ask God, “Why me?” In … more
Reading the Bible through with me? Then Grab your journal and pen and read 1 Kings 7-9. As Solomon offers a dedicatory prayer for the Temple, he is humble, reverent, and submissive. His prayer is … more
Recently we celebrated the 94th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a civil rights leader who was so full of a spirit of love, yet his life was tragically taken as a result of hate and a lack of … more

Reading the Bible through with me? Then read 1 King’s 5-6. How often during some project or mission, discouragement can rear its head. Plans go awry, deadlines and goals are unmet, or sometimes the … more
Have you ever prayed, praised, and waited on God for a blessing or a miracle for a long time, and it seemed as if He were not going to deliver? Did you reach a point of wanting to give up? Psalm … more
Happy New Year!! Reading the Bible through with me? Then read 2 Samuel 1-3. In David’s ode to Saul and Jonathan, he mentions in 1:22 that the shield of Saul was no longer anointed with oil. Mark … more
Did you know that holding on to grudges can cause you to be physically and emotionally sick? If that is the case, then why walk around holding it in your heart and mind what someone did to you two or … more

Reading the Bible with me? Let’s finish up with a longer reading. Read Revelation 16-22. Revelation 20:11-15 tell us of the impending “Great White Throne Judgment”. This is a judgement of those … more
As 2022 comes to an end, many of you have already begun or will begin making New Year’s resolutions. It has been my experience that they don’t come to fruition any sooner than they are made. My … more
Grab your Bible and journal and read Hebrews 1:1-4. The true story of Christmas is a love story about an indescribable God Whose love for the crown of His creation moved Him to make the greatest … more
Christmas, a Christian holiday commemorating the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, is celebrated every year on December 25. Isaiah 9:6 (KJV) declares, “For unto us a child is born, unto us … more

Since the creation, names and titles have been important to God. From the first act of creation, He was issuing names like light, darkness, heavens, earth, Adam, and Eve. Throughout the Bible … more
I Thessalonians 5:18 (ESV) declares, “Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” Sometimes, we are all guilty of thanklessness, but we have to … more
Ready for another Christmas devotion? Grab your journal and pen and read Isaiah 7:10-15 and Isaiah 9:6-7. The prophet Isaiah is the prophet most quoted in the New Testament. The first 39 chapters of … more
To constantly tear a person down with criticism does not help the situation or the person being criticized at all. What it does is make the person who is constantly being criticized feel angry, … more

Reading through the Bible with me? Then grab your pen and journal and read Isaiah 61:1-2, then read Luke 4:16-22. We are officially in the season of Advent. Advent is defined as the arrival of a … more
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