Will We Really Listen to Each Other Ever Again?
The secular world says we should hate, but Jesus says we should love unconditionally.
Hold On. What’s The One Thing You’re Forgetting?
God warns us of the tendency to immediately enact our plan without one important thing . . .
When You Think You’re Not Capable of Your Calling
God doesn’t send his soldiers into battle without the proper equipment.
Before the Holidays Hit, Read This
As holiday stresses pile up, choose to be still instead of be overwhelmed.
Where Has All the Compassion Gone?
Religion is often self-centered, but God calls us to be others-centered.
Here’s Why We Can be Thankful in Tragedy
Jesus’ impending death on the cross didn’t prevent him from giving thanks in the upper room.
The Sin of Unbelief is A Serious One
If you have never really taken a step of faith, you may not be truly trusting in God.
5 Ways to Truly Be in God’s Presence
Accomplishing God’s call on our lives requires an intimate, prayerful relationship with him.
7 Reasons You Can Trust in Your Calling
You’re capable of more than you know, so rely on hidden strengths and trust in yourself.
From Nicaragua to Cuba and Discovering Truth
Throughout their ministry the Gaitans have seen how God plants seeds in people’s hearts.
Four Ways to Know You’re a Genuine Jesus Follower
Christ followers aren’t perfect, but they strive to die to self and live under the Holy Spirit’s power.
The Middle Ground Between Condoning and Condemning Sin
How do I accept people without compromising the truth of God’s Word?
What is Your Worst Fear and What Can You Do About It?
God’s plan for us doesn’t include living in fear but living in confident hope.
Is God Really Present in Your Church?
Leaders, do everything necessary, pay any price, to build a church where God is pleased to dwell.
What Has Prayer Ever Done to Change the World?
Prayer could be the secret weapon to life-changing transformation in the lives of those around you.
Five Ways to BE the Church
We weren’t made to live in isolation but in community, so intentionally love and serve others.
If You’re Struggling, Maybe You’re Out of Balance
“Your walk with God, family life, and ministry must be in biblical balance.” This is Principle #10 of twelve in […]
Why Have Parents Abandoned Their Responsibilities?
As I write this, we are starting to feel a change in the air in our part of the country. […]
6:07 Tuesday Afternoon August 4, 2020
People need a Savior the world over, so ministry after a catastrophic event is especially important.
5 Myths About Why You Go to Church
Core values are principles and convictions that you have for both your life and your ministry. They are values focusing […]
Hope, Grace, and Kindness on the Football Field
Sit back a minute, close your eyes and honestly ask yourself what life would be like without hope. Yes, seriously, […]
The Abortion Issue: Here’s What Christians Should Pray
The strength of our pro-life demonstrations and protests may be ignored, but “the prayer of a righteous person is powerful […]
You Don’t Have to Quit Sinning Before You Come to Jesus
Is it possible that you are “saved” and in the family of God, but you are sinning and you don’t […]
What Will You Leave Behind As You Finish the Race?
How you live your life is very important, but how you finish is even more important. Many enter the race, […]
Your Pastor’s Three Greatest Prayer Needs
In July of 2018 my pastor at Antioch in Conway, Arkansas, Dr. Jason Aultman, asked each of the national and […]
What Will You Do With Your Gift of Time?
Time is deceptive. When we are young, we think we have all the time in the world. We think we […]
It’s Time to be the Light of the World in the Darkness of Our Culture
Right now, we are living in some of the most tumultuous times with a virus that has virtually brought life […]
America First, Christianity Second is not OK
One of my favorite songs outside the category of worship music is “God Bless the U.S.A.” by Lee Greenwood. Just […]
Why We ShouldCare for the Marginalized and Broken
When Angie and I moved into the first home we ever purchased for ourselves, we moved into an aging neighborhood […]
4 Reasons For My Independence Day Decision
Several years ago, we moved into a house with a big wrap-around front porch. It is great for quiet sitting […]
Our lives should look like what Scripture defines as a follower of Christ and not to be resembling the world.
Jesus Wants Us to Know His Father as Our Father
“What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.” (A.W. Tozer) What […]
God Receives Glory When We Don’t Discriminate
God receives glory, honor, and praise in heaven continuously around his throne. Revelation 5 says, “And they sang a new song: […]
7 Ways to Upgrade Your Prayer Package
At the risk of losing you before we get started, I confess that I am old enough to remember the […]
Christian Service is Impossible Without Worship
At my local church, it is made clear that every member of the body is expected to serve the Lord […]
May His Cross Destroy the Racial Divide
I am a middle-aged, middle class white woman. I was born and mostly raised in the South. I grew up […]
Becoming a Sacrifice
If you have accepted Him as your Savior, you have a duty to be holy, to be set apart from the rest of this world for His glory.
Pastor, Are You Feeling the Weight of Decisions?
Are you feeling the weight of making a lot of decisions and being unsure of those decisions, along with their […]
God’s love for you is never ending.
Church: Don’t be Discouraged, be on Mission
(Originally published on July 1, 2015 after the Supreme Court ruled by a 5-to-4 vote that the Constitution guarantees a right to […]
God is Our Shield
When you go into battle with the enemy, you are not alone.
Real Religion is Faith That Works
Greg Stier, Founder and President of Dare 2 Share Ministries, tells the story of encountering a fan of Marilyn Manson […]
What not to do
He desires for you to have a joyful soul but not at the expense of a holy life.
Ravi Zacharias, I Was a Life That Was Changed
I don’t think I would have been able to tell you who Ravi Zacharias was before Passion 2016, a college […]
What Boldness is Not
I want to be bold. Do you know what I mean? I want to live a life that makes a […]
When Faith Families Come Together Again
Thus says the Lord, who makes a way in the sea, a path in the mighty waters, who brings forth […]
Joe Costa and His Call to Serve Young People
The Costa Family Legacy Joe Costa left technology to become a champion for youth Osta became Costa when half his family moved to […]
God gave clear instructions on what to do after the flood: give life, do not take it.
4 Ways to LIVE up to the Call to Lead
I recently had the opportunity to be the keynote speaker at an annual awards luncheon where I spoke on the […]
6 Ways You Can be a Barnabas
Barnabas was, in my opinion, the greatest man in the New Testament other than Jesus. Why? Because Barnabas was an […]