DECLARE

The declarations we make today will become the fruit of our tomorrows.  What we say to ourselves, and to others, by way of fact, has a lot to do with what our lives will become. Joshua Fowler says it this ...
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NOT BE ASHAMED

Dr. Jerome Frank, a professor of psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University, was flying across the U. S. several years ago. This was before the modern security measures we have installed today were throughout our nation’s airports.   He sat beside ...
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WHO ARE YOU?

In 1875 there was an outlaw who struck terror into the hearts of countless settlers around the west. Like a tornado through the Sierra Nevada’s, he terrorized the Wells Fargo stage line as well as countless others. His name, Black ...
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OLD SWEATSHIRT

For the longest time, I had a sweatshirt that I loved – maybe you have one too. It was one of those items that after years of being worn, there was just something about it that made it a perfect ...
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DIE TO OURSELVES

We are all susceptible to being influenced by the culture of our day, and if we’re not conscious of this, as well as attentive to it, we can soon be living just like it. This why Paul told us to ...
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A CONTRIBUTING CHRISTIAN

A consumer Christian comes to be served; a contributing Christian comes to serve. Jesus, Himself said, “I did not come expecting to be served by everyone, but to serve everyone…” (Mathew 20:28). By the way, the word ‘Christian’ literally means ...
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OUR CALLING

“God blesses those who work for peace, for they will be called the children of God” (Matthew 5:9). This is number seven of Jesus’ beatitudes – of which I like to refer to as the attitudes that need to be ...
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MEMORY

Believe it or not, memory may be our greatest asset, as well as, deficit. Let me explain.   Life is a series of events, and how we learn in and of each one, is stored in our memories. Thus, when ...
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PRIDE

Pride comes at a high price. And may I encourage you, don’t pay it.   Think about it. How many friendships have been thwarted, because of pride? How many marriages have been dissolved, because of pride? How many Christians, have ...
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GIANT OF THE FAITH

“Your lives aren’t small, but you’re living them in a small way…so…open up your lives. Live openly and expansively” (2 Corinthians 6:11-13, The Message).   Over the years, I have met so many people who think their lives don’t make ...
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