Pastor’s Heart (Page 8)

The Power of Influence

Every one of us needs to be cautiously aware of the power that our influence has on other people. As parents, older siblings, even older adults, we all have people that are looking to us for leadership and guidance. Our choices are being watched by these people who are affected by our influence, and we…

Let God Help You Dream

God has created us to desire to achieve things in life. He has wired us to be motivated to accomplish things in our future. For us to fulfill God’s will for our lives, we need to let God give us our dreams and help us achieve our dreams. If we do not dream and if…

Three D’s of Daily Christian Living

There are certain things about being a believer that are instantaneous and once for all, while there are other things that are needed to be done continually, regularly, and daily. Forgiveness of all our sins to be able to be in a relationship with the Holy God is done once forever, as is receiving God’s…

Intimacy With God

The word “intimacy” means a special closeness and familiarity with someone. It means to have a belonging with someone and an inseparable nearness. It is the reality that God intended to be experienced in a biblical marriage and what too many marriages do not have. It is what God desires children to enjoy with their…

God Calls Men to Lead

Leadership is not always easy nor is it always glamorous or glorious. Sometimes leading is difficult and discouraging, but it is still the will of God for each person in different ways. Older people are called to lead in the lives of younger people. Parents are called to lead in the lives of children. Many…

What Difference Are You Making?

God call us to make a difference in our world during the time we are here on the earth. Every person that lives on the earth has some level of impact on their family, community, and society. The question is how much of a difference and what kind of difference is being made by our…

True Faith From God’s True Word

Romans 10:17 “So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.”   There are many religious books, but only one Holy Bible. There are many angels, visions, or other experiences that cause people to write religious books and start religious institutions; but there is only one God given, God breathed, inspired…

We Must All Deal With God

No matter what anyone wants to say, think, or believe; sooner or later everyone is going to come face to face with the Almighty God of the Bible. While on earth, we have the freewill to choose what we want, believe what we want, and do what we want within the laws of the land;…

Learning About Your Father

This week our children are learning a bit about my life growing up. They are seeing things about my history that they have never seen. My adult children grew up spending time in Florida hearing my stories of growing up there. It is a wonderful opportunity for children to know more about their heritage and…