Follow the Star: Trust

Follow the Star: Trust Matthew 1:18-25 (NIV) The birth of Jesus is so very significant to Christians in that it was the incarnation of God Himself. John 1:14 tells us that very fact. “And the Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us.” During Christmas we celebrate when Jesus came into the world. In…

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Do I Have Enough…Enough Love?

Do I Have Enough…Enough Love? Ephesians 2:4-10 (NIV) George Carlin had a take on baseball and how it’s different from any other sport. Now the people who know me well, know just how much I don’t care about sports. Sorry, but it’s just a fact of life. Let me repeat—I DON’T CARE! Now that that’s…

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Hold Fast to What is Good

Hold Fast to What is Good 1 Thessalonians 5:15-24 (NIV) Make sure that nobody pays back wrong for wrong, but always strive to do what is good for each other and for everyone else. Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. Do not quench the…

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Bible Study Blog – Crack Below the Surface

Crack Below the Surface 2 Corinthians 4:1-9, 16 (NIV) Therefore, since through God’s mercy we have this ministry, we do not lose heart. Rather, we have renounced secret and shameful ways; we do not use deception, nor do we distort the word of God. On the contrary, by setting forth the truth plainly we commend…

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Bible Study Blog–Text Message: Share Yourself

When I think of sharing of oneself, mothers immediately come to mind. Because that’s what we do. We share of ourselves. Then I think about just the word sharing. What does that mean? You take a portion of what you have and give it to someone, right? Does sharing a conversation come into play? I…

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Bible Study Blog – Return

  I love this story. It’s filled with all the drama of today’s families or sitcoms. You know the ones. The Housewives of such and such a city. The guy or girl who gets to choose the love of his or her life from a group of awe-struck girls or guys all clamoring to be…

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Bible Study Blog-Renewal

Bible Study Blog-Renewal. Do you remember your baptism? I remember mine as if it were yesterday. At the age of nine, I decided to give my life to Christ. I told my parents I wanted to be baptized. I knew in my heart this was what I really wanted more than anything. Yes, even at…

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Bible Study Blog—Neighbors and Working Together For Good

Bible study blog—Neighbors and Working Together For Good. Everyone remembers the great Yogi Berra, right? He was an American professional baseball catcher, manager and coach who played nineteen seasons in the Major Leagues. The last of which was with the New York Yankees. Once Berra was asked if a certain restaurant in New York was as…

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Bible Study Blog-God Has Work For Us To Do

Bible study blog–God Has Work For Us To Do. Being under construction is difficult at best. All the mess, all the working around, all the cleanup afterwards. While you’re going through it, you think it’s just not worth all this trouble and you get frustrated. It can be a crazy time. I know when we…

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Bible Study Blog-Neighbors and Being One in Christ

Bible Study Blog-Neighbors and Being One in Christ. Neighbors mean the world to me. I’m fortunate to have had some pretty fantastic neighbors in my life over the years. That’s not to say there haven’t been some neighbors that I’d like to forget. I remember this crazy old man who lived down the street from us.…

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