How beautiful is the body of Christ!

Recently, I had the privilege of attending a conference with pastors from a variety of backgrounds. As we sang the universal hymn, Amazing Grace, I was touched as I looked around the room. There were men of all ages in the room, but the most striking detail was the ethnic and national diversity in theContinue reading “How beautiful is the body of Christ!”

Easter Sunday and every Sunday

1 Corinthians 15 is one of the most famous chapters in the Bible. It is commonly referred to as the “Resurrection Chapter” not because it tells the story of Jesus’ resurrection but because it speaks of the necessity of it and how it applies to our lives today. As we approach Easter Sunday, I encourageContinue reading “Easter Sunday and every Sunday”

I love the church, churches, and my church

Have you ever thought about the fact that Jesus only said that He was personally building one thing: the church? ““I also say to you that you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build My church; and the gates of Hades will not overpower it. “I will give you the keys of theContinue reading “I love the church, churches, and my church”

Life verses #2 – Ephesians 4:32

“Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you.” (Ephesians 4:32, NASB95) Recently, I saw a “tweet” from a Christian leader who pointed out that we really don’t hold grudges, but rather grudges hold us. That is so very true. Bitterness and grudges have been aroundContinue reading “Life verses #2 – Ephesians 4:32”

There is power in just staying faithful

“Trust in the Lord, and do good; Dwell in the land, and feed on His faithfulness. Delight yourself also in the Lord, And He shall give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the Lord, Trust also in Him, And He shall bring it to pass.” (Psalm 37:3–5, NKJV) On this SaturdayContinue reading “There is power in just staying faithful”