Pastor’s Heart

Patriot Sunday

Today we remember what should never be forgotten. This past Wednesday we recognized and remembered the attacks on our nation by those who hate America, Americans, and the freedom of America. We were not attacked because of our aggression against others, but because of our freedom of enterprise, religion, and belief that all men are…

Happy Grandparent’s Day

Being a grandparent is a wonderful blessing from the Lord. Children are truly “an heritage of the Lord” and rearing our children “in the nurture and admonition of the Lord” is a great privilege and responsibility. Each child needs to be brought up prayerfully for God’s glory. But then the fruit of training your children…

The Value of Friendship

Last week I wrote about being wealthy by having many healthy relationships. One of the greatest riches to have in life is good, godly, genuine friends. According to the Bible and the reality of life, our friends can make us better or bitter people. The right kind of friends can build us up to be…

Family & Friends!

Thank you for your faithfulness while we were gone on our family vacation. We had a blessed time seeing so much of my family on our journey and getting caught up with many friends from years ago back in Florida growing up and in Indiana from our ministry days two decades ago. Then we came…

Being Part of a Team

Often when I refer to our church body or its leadership, I use the term “team” in association with it. When I think of a family, I think of a team. When I think of a church family, I also think of a team. And when I think of all the people involved every week…

Sowing the Gospel Seed

I want to praise the Lord for every tract that was handed out this week at the Gospel Truth Booth at the Union County Fair. I praise the Lord for every witness that was given to those who would listen to the Gospel being shared with them. I praise the Lord for every prayer warrior…

The Power of Prayer

It is amazing to me how many professing Christians that I have known over the years of ministry are skeptical about the reality of prayer. They do it only because they know the Bible says to, but they do it half heartily and haphazardly because they do not really believe it matters in the grand…