Go for the gold!


Hebrews 12:1 “Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us…” I read a great story on this subject from Pastor David Allen that gives perspective to the …

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Like the Bristlecone Pine


    So, we have drawn a line in the sand so to speak, over which we will not cross. But, the very next verses remind us that “our battle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, the authorities, against the powers of this dark world…AND, against the forces of evil in …

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Take a Stand!


    “Be strong in the Lord and in His mighty power”! … These are great, strong, powerful, and encouraging words from the Apostle Paul. Words that give us a picture of the courageous Christian, standing his ground for the things he truly believes. Standing firm! Taking a stand! We need those words to characterize the …

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Dressed for Battle – part 2


    Today I want to look at the remaining pieces of our armor…The shield of faith, the helmet of salvation and the sword of the spirit. And, a secret weapon we have in this battle. Well, it’s not so secret, but it is not used often enough, nor at the right times.     Now a …

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Dressed for Battle


Ephesians 6:10-18      “Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil …

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