The MacArthur Daily Bible – Blog Post

  MacArthur Daily Bible Read the Bible in One Year Notes Author:  John MacArthur     God’s word tells us that “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.” (2 Tim. 3:16-17)   Scripture…

Bitterness, The Root That Pollutes – Blog Post

    Bitterness The Root That Pollutes     Does my bitterness mean I haven’t forgiven?   Do I have to trust the person if I forgive them?   These are the questions that I was wrestling with when my counselor assigned Lou Priolo’s Bitterness booklet as my homework.   This small, but powerful booklet…

Warrior, Wounded, Wisdom – Blog Post

  Warrior, Wounded, Wisdom Author:  Keith Kaynor Type:  Booklet, 45 p.     Keith Kaynor does a good job of giving biblical examples as well as sharing his own story of the three stages of a man’s life. This is a message not talked about much in our society or in Christian circles, yet it’s…

Adoption … After They Are Yours! – Blog Post

  After They Are Yours The Grace and Grit of Adoption   As a mom of an older, internationally adopted son, I have read quite a few books on the subject….   However, none of them adequately prepared me for the reality of the challenges and the unique blessings of adoption.   Had I read…

Nothing, nothing, nothing would ever stand between me and the Word of God!

Donald Grey Barnhouse was one of the most influential preachers in America during the twentieth century, one who believed passionately in God’s sovereignty over his life. He maintained such a simple belief in the Word of God that he could spend 12 years teaching the Epistle to the Romans on” The Bible Study Hour”, which…

Compassion, Seeing with Jesus’ Eyes – Blog Post

Nine Practical Steps for Showing Compassion   Compassion is the emotion most frequently attributed to Jesus in the Gospels.   1.  Learn to treat other people like people instead of like projects. 2.  Don’t speak to those you are trying to help as if they don’t know anything about what they are going through. 3….

Ten Questions to Diagnose Your Spiritual Health – Blog Post

Ten Questions to Diagnose Your Spiritual Health   “You’re spiritually active but are you spiritually healthy?     Do You Thirst for God? Are You Governed Increasingly by God’s Word? Are You More Loving? Are You More Sensitive to God’s Presence? Do You Have a Growing Concern for the Spiritual and Temporal Needs of Others?…

Out of a Far Country – Blog Post

 Out of a Far Country When Pastor Peter gave his sermon on homosexuality, I was anxious to hear what insights the Spirit had given him on this sensitive topic. Having a close family member who is a lesbian has caused me to devour every possible passage of scripture, book, or sermon on the issue.  …

A Praying Life – Blog Post

  I love a good story…   one that draws me into the characters’ lives. I know I’m hooked when I find myself rejoicing in their victories, grieving in their sorrows, and becoming frustrated in their challenges. I was pleasantly surprised to find myself doing just that in Paul Miller’s book “A Praying Life”.  …

Getting to the Heart of Friendships – Blog Post

  Everybody Wants Friends   To have a friend, be a friend!  Getting To The Heart of Friendships helps you zero in on relationships, and what you bring to the table as a friend.     Author Amy Baker describes seven types of friends and the dominating sin that characterizes each one:  approval, control, protection, rightness,…