January 23, 2020

Scripture finds many ways to describe the greatness of God.  In Isaiah 6 God’s greatness is described with a thundering voice that shakes the door post, with angelic beings crying Holy continually, and God high and lifted up seated upon His throne.  The scene is majest...

January 18, 2020

Throughout our lives there are other people that are helping to shape and mold us.  They teach us how to give and receive love, what grace is, how to worship, how to confess, how to apologize and a host of other lessons.  This training may not take place in a formal cl...

January 11, 2020

We see many examples of worship in the scriptures.  We see Abraham tithe a tenth of all his belongings in Genesis 14.  We see Abraham being resolute in the idea that God would provide a lamb for him as he goes to offer Issac, Genesis 22.  We see David dancing before th...

January 4, 2020

The church can focus on many things and do a lot of activities.  How do we decide where our time, energy and money should be spent.  The chief reason that man exist is to glorify God, so every activity or ministry must bring glory to God.  When we begin to look at the...

December 19, 2019

                      

   

Lottie Moon began her missionary work at the North China Mission Station in Shandong China.  Her experience as a teacher gave her an opportunity to begin her work with confidence as we...

December 5, 2019

 Charlotte "Lottie" Moon held education vital to her work and life.  In 1861 Lottie received one of the first Master of Arts degrees awarded to a woman by a Southern Baptist institution.  Lottie, being gifted in language, learned Latin, Greek, French and Italian and in...

November 27, 2019

                                           

   At the end of the year, for most Southern Baptist Churches, there is a celebration of the work in Foreign Missions.  I...

November 21, 2019

I love reading the Old Testament.  The stories are moving and powerful.  Often times they read like a great action movie of our day and time.  The book of Joshua has many of these stories.  In Joshua 4, the children of Israel are crossing the Jordan river into the prom...

November 14, 2019

Colossians 3:17

17 And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.

The word of God teaches us to be thankful.  The verse above teaches that wherever we are, whatever we are doing that we serve God an...

November 7, 2019

John 10:14 I am the good shepherd; and I know My sheep, and am known by My own.

Humanity is created in the image of God.  Let the awesomeness of that idea sink in for a minute.  Our creator fashioned us after Himself. In many ways we are a chip off the old block.  What...

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