Make Time for God

Make Time for God

“And in the morning, rising up a great while before day, he went out, and departed into a solitary place, and there prayed.” (Mark 1:35) Mornings have always been a challenge for me. I am not a morning person. At least, at the beginning of my ministry. I would get out...
Today – Tell Someone THANK YOU!

Today – Tell Someone THANK YOU!

One of the deepest and most powerful principles of human nature is the craving to be appreciated. Everybody wants to feel wanted. Even pastors have the deep down desire to know that people appreciate their ministry. I have been in full time ministry since I graduated...
Three Motivations for Sharing the Gospel

Three Motivations for Sharing the Gospel

What’s in it for me? This seems like a selfish motivation. Most of the time it is. But Is the desire for reward a proper motive for service? The fact that God promises rewards is proof that the motive is not a sinful one, even though it may not be the highest...
Your Future Rewards

Your Future Rewards

Where there is not future, there is little motivation for the present. Years ago, a small town in Maine was proposed for the site of a great hydroelectric plant. Since the dam would be built across the river, the entire town would be submerged. When the project was...
How to develop Confident Faith

How to develop Confident Faith

Confidence is defined as the quality or state of being certain. Some of the benefits of being confident include: Motivation to start something good or stop something bad. Courage to stand up for right. Ability to say YES or NO Overcome fear. Stretch your limits....