• July 15, 2019

    WEEK 29 | ADMIT YOUR MISTAKES

    For a few weeks this summer we are looking at what Jesus taught us about the true secrets to living a […]
  • July 9, 2019

    WEEK 28 | ACCURATELY ASSESS YOURSELF

    In the Beatitudes (Matthew chapter 5), Jesus lays out eight standards for Christian living. You might call these the “8 […]
  • July 1, 2019

    WEEK 27 | SET FREE BY FAITH

    Martin Luther realized from his readings of Galatians that the “just shall live by faith” and not by works. He […]
  • June 28, 2019

    WEEK 26 | SET FREE TO BE

    One of the most important aims of a Christ follower is to become more like Jesus. Our great desire is […]
  • June 21, 2019

    WEEK 25 | ALWAYS REMEMBER

    In Galatians 1:1-10, Paul reminds us that there is Only One Savior (1-5), Only One Hope (vs. 6-7) and Only […]
  • June 12, 2019

    WEEK 24 | TOUCH THE HEART OF GOD

    “Make a difference with your existence.” This is a thought rolling through my mind often these days. How can we […]
  • June 4, 2019

    WEEK 23 | THE BIG THREE

    The “Sermon on the Mount”, as it is commonly referred to, is found in Matthew chapters 5-7 and is considered […]
  • May 28, 2019

    WEEK 22 | FIGHTING FAIR

    Conflict is as old as humanity itself. And, like it or not, it’s a part of every marriage, family, and […]
  • May 22, 2019

    WEEK 21 | ATTITUDES FOR HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS

    Loving God and loving people are our two greatest callings in life. Doing relationships well is not always easy. We […]
  • May 14, 2019

    WEEK 20 | C.A.R.E.

    When I study the relational engagements of Christ I find a reoccurring pattern. Whether it is the woman at the […]
  • May 6, 2019

    WEEK 19 | COMPASSION

    This past Sunday our church family voted overwhelmingly to purchase a new building downtown to expand our work of compassion […]
  • May 1, 2019

    WEEK 18 | PRIORITY

    To every loving parent and grandparent, there is nothing more important in this world than our kids. It was true […]
  • April 22, 2019

    WEEK 17 | NEVER FORGET

    As we come off an epic Easter weekend, there is one prayer that I remind myself I want to continuously […]
  • April 17, 2019

    WEEK 16 | VICTORY THROUGH CHRIST

    In I Corinthians 15:53-56, Paul states:  “…Death has been swallowed up in victory. Where, O death, is your victory? Where, […]
  • April 9, 2019

    WEEK 15 | GOD WILL MEET MY NEEDS

    Paul’s tremendous encouragement in Philippians 4:19 is also the basis of a great prayer to pray. Most of us probably […]
  • April 2, 2019

    WEEK 14 | THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD

    One of the best known scriptures in the entire Bible is the 23rd Psalm. It has been cherished by generation […]
  • March 26, 2019

    WEEK 13 | GOD, GIVE ME STRENGTH

    In 2 Chronicles 15:7 we read, “But as for you, be strong and do not give up, for your work […]
  • March 19, 2019

    WEEK 12 | TRUST AND ACKNOWLEDGE

    A favorite scripture for many is Proverbs 3:5,6: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your […]
  • March 13, 2019

    WEEK 11 | PRAY FOR WISDOM

    Life can be confusing at times. There are moments in life where we aren’t quite sure which fork in the […]
  • March 5, 2019

    WEEK 10 | LOVE MAKES A DIFFERENCE

    Jesus gave us a Great Commandment in Matthew 22:37-40. He told us to love God and love people. In the […]
  • February 25, 2019

    WEEK 9 | GOD'S HEART

    On God’s heart are people. He wants everyone in relationship with Him. In fact, the Bible says that He wants […]
  • February 19, 2019

    WEEK 8 | BLESSED TO BE A BLESSING

    Genesis 12:1-2 provides us with incredible life purpose. Like Abraham, we have been blessed to be a blessing. Take a […]
  • February 12, 2019

    WEEK 7 | TRY SOME KINDNESS

    A great prayer that most people don’t think about praying is asking God to help us be more compassionate and […]
  • February 5, 2019

    WEEK 6 | CREATE IN ME A PURE HEART

    David’s prayer of confession in Psalm 51 is a powerful reminder that while we are sinners, our God is a […]
  • January 29, 2019

    WEEK 5 | THE PRAYER OF SELFLESS SERVICE

    Last week we celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday. One of my very favorite quotes of his is “Life’s most […]
  • January 22, 2019

    WEEK 4 | PRAYING FROM THE HEART FOR THE HEART

    Jesus said, “By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” Notice what it […]
  • January 14, 2019

    WEEK 3 | MY DAILY PRAYER

    John the Baptist’s words provide the framework for one of the greatest prayers that we can – and need to – pray […]
  • January 7, 2019

    WEEK 2 | PRAY WITH PURPOSE

    Paul’s prayer for the early Christians in Colossae is a tremendous reminder of how to pray for our family, and, […]
  • January 1, 2019

    WEEK 1 | OTHERS DEPEND ON YOUR PRAYERS

    Life can be tumultuous. There are ups and downs. It was true for all of us in 2018 and it […]