Christian, the Holy Spirit is constantly active in your life. Whenever you sin, the Holy Spirit will let you know. Whether it is an impure thought or an act of transgression of any degree, the Holy Spirit will alert you. You will feel guilty... bad... and/or upset. If you ignore the Spirit... you run the risk of your spirit becoming calloused and scarred so as to eventually not feeling anything. This Read more [...]

God Meant It For Good!

January 18, 2016 — Leave a comment
God Meant It For Good (Gen 50:20) Ever wondered: “What is going on?” “What is God doing?” “Why is God letting this happen?” “I don’t u’stand this…” “Why Me? Why This? Why Now?” I have 3 goals: Increase understanding of God… Understand our life trajectory… & Encourage others in their struggles. Three lines of thought: 1) Joseph’s Story, 2) My Story, 3) Your Story… Read more [...]

Four Days Of Encouragement!

January 15, 2016 — 3 Comments
This week (Sunday through Thursday) Redemption Ministry provided a retreat for struggling ministers and those desiring a time to get away and recharge. We stayed at Cloudland Canyon in Northwest Georgia which is close to Chattanooga, TN. Each Day we ate out... took in local color... and ended the day with a time of spiritual encouragement. Redemption Ministry footed a good portion of the expenses. The Read more [...]

Judge Not?

January 7, 2016 — Leave a comment
Here are some reflections to consider regarding judging. Would be interesting to hear some thoughts before I give mine... Many believers have heard they are never to judge another person, which is usually based on Matthew 7:1. Included in this admonition are Jesus’ words, “Ye who is without sin cast the first stone” (John 8:7). When believers are quoted the Scripture it is usually a power Read more [...]

Death And Dying (Part 2)

December 29, 2015 — 1 Comment
Yesterday's post dealt with the theological side of end of life, today is a little different. Today comes from many events and discussions I've had with families who dealt with end of life issues for themselves or close family members. What is written below is not in any particular order, but all are worth thinking through. Make sure your family knows your testimony... your conversion story. The Read more [...]