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  • 'I am determined to live for the King!'
    'I am determined to live for the King!'
    Shortly after my wife Lori was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, I heard this song while driving to work in downtown Detroit. It has been my personal anthem for 24 years and I hope it inspires, comforts or lifts you up in the presence of the King...
  • World in the hands of God
    Looking for our beginnings in all the wrong places
    Ten years ago, the European Space Agency launched a satellite calledthe Rosetta to look for our ancestors beginnings. It bummed aroundspace, not doing much of anything, just taking a tour of the universeto see what it can see. At least that as all...
  • Eagle Flag2
    Gold diggers, the story of lazy people
    There are some stories that you hear and they are believable. Then there are other stories you hear, well, case closed. One of the stumbling points of being wealthy is the fact that you are wide open to people who want your money, no matter what....
  • Master over your life
    The Master of your life
    Who is the master over your life? What controls your life? Whether Christ is master of your life or the world we are all subject to something. Most people now days believe they do not have a master over there life as they themselves determine...
  • HAVE YOU TALKED TO GOD TODAY?
    Develop a daily prayer walk with God!
    AN INTENTIONAL, DAY-TO-DAY, LIFESTYLE OF PRAYER(Eph 6:18) And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests.(1 Th 5:17) “pray continually”Kathy and I were married on a beautiful day in May. The weather was...
  • Grow in God's redemptive grace
    The locust, the cankerworm, and the caterpillar, and the palmerworm
    A Daily Word from the Word for Thursday, November 20, 2014“And I [The Lord] will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten, the cankerworm, and the caterpillar, and the palmerworm, my great army which I sent among you.” ...
  • Here Comes the Sun - A Devotion
    Here Comes the Sun - A Devotion
    Psalm 84:10-12 (NLT)A single day in your courts is better than a thousand anywhere else! I would rather be a gatekeeper in the house of my God than live the good life in the homes of the wicked. For the LORD God is our sun and our shield. He gives...
  • Columbia Biblical Studies: Thursday, November 20
    Jesus will return with violence and vengeance
    Today’s bible study is from the Gospel of Luke 21:25-28: There will be signs in the sun, moon and stars. On the earth, nations will be in anguish and perplexity at the roaring and tossing of the sea. People will faint from terror,...
  • Ferguson Proud: Pray for Peace and Progress
    Not Black or White
    Tension is high in and around Ferguson, Missouri as the area awaits a grand jury’s decision on whether or not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has...
  • The Framework Hypothesis, sound doctrine or error
    The Framework Hypothesis, sound doctrine or error
    The Framework Hypothesis states the idea that the Bible, when it speaks of things historic or scientific, is to be understood in a theological sense only, assuming that God was involved but not as actually recorded. Genesis is not to be taken as...
  • Bragging or Testifying?
    Talk around the Thanksgiving table: Is it a testimony or is it bragging?
    With Thanksgiving being just a few days away, people are preparing to visit family and friends and catch up on things that have happened since they last saw one another. There will be a lot of talking around the Thanksgiving table, including...
  • Swords into Plowshares
    What the holidays may really need
    If my Michigan friends are to be believed, “snowpocalypse” or “snownado” is upon us; as far as I’m concerned, the first snowflake is the starting pistol for the holiday season. You know what that means—food,...
  • I Have Seen God by Klaus Dieter-John
    Dr. Klaus-Dieter John Serves Some of the World’s Poorest People
    Imagine being medically trained at some of the most prestigious institutions in the world — Harvard and Yale — and turning your back on a lucrative medical career in private practice to care for the poor. As Klaus-Dieter John writes in...
  • Falling down in life
    Never stop trying
    How many times have you failed trying to accomplish something you felt the Lord was calling you to do? How many times did you fail till you told God you give up? Sometimes the Lord calls us to pursue difficult endeavors that seem almost impossible...
  • Coleus in the sunlight of a November day
    The disaster of the legalization of Christianity
    Probably the biggest mistake in the history of the church was Emperor Theodosius legalization of Christianity. Although I do not doubt the intent of goodwill of Theodosius, hindsight tends to be 20-20. Here is a short view into the heart of...