Five Books To Read
on January 5th, 2021
As many of you know, I love to read.  That wasn’t always the case.  In fact, in college, it was one of the things I disliked the most. Reading has afforded me virtually limitless possibilities to learn, grow, and develop into the person and leader that I strive to be. So, with that in mind, I wanted to share with you five books that I read last year that made a big impact on me. These books aren’t...  Read More
Awkward Gifts
on December 25th, 2020
MERRY CHRISTMAS!I wanted to share one more Christmas devotion with you this week, and this one from Pastor David Jeremiah was too good not to pass along!    “Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights.  — James 1:17  The Wall Street Journal once ran an article on the awkwardness of exchanging gifts in the office or among business associates. “As...  Read More
Why We Need Christmas
on December 24th, 2020
TODAY'S DEVOTIONAL IS FROM ONE OF MY FAVORITE AUTHOR'S: MAX LUCADO If you haven’t read anything from him, I encourage you to get a copy of one of his books, and be ready to be encouraged. Max wrote this devotional in 2016, and it is still super timely for us today… Whew, what a year! We couldn’t wait to get past the election and all of its stress and strife. Maybe the holidays will be better, we t...  Read More
The Angels Worship
on December 23rd, 2020
   ““And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly  host praising God and saying, “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth  peace among those with whom he is pleased!”” — Luke 14-2:13 ESV  Angels had been present on many august occasions, and they had joined in many a solemn chorus to the praise of their Almighty Creator. They were present at the creation: “The morning stars ...  Read More
Silent Night
on December 22nd, 2020
Today, let’s dig into the background of one of our favorite Christmas Carols… SILENT NIGHT! HOLY NIGHT! Written by Joseph Mohr, 1792–1848 English translation by John F. Young, 1820–1885 “Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you: He is Christ the Lord.”  (Luke 2:11)When this beloved hymn was written by two humble church leaders for their own mountain village parishioners, litt...  Read More
God With Us
on December 21st, 2020
This week on the blog, I want to share some devotionals that have really encouraged me during this Christmas season. I pray you can use them to strengthen your faith and help you get the most out of this Christmas season. Check this one out from Pastor David Jeremiah: Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a Son, and shall call His name Immanuel.  — Isaiah 7:14 “Immanuel” consists of two Hebr...  Read More