God knows

"Remember this and stand firm, recall it to mind, you transgressors, remember the former things of old; for I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is none like me, declaring the end from the beginning and from ancient times things not yet done, saying, ‘My counsel shall stand, and I will accomplish all my purpose, calling a bird of prey from the east, the man of my counsel from a far country. I have spoken, and I will bring it to pass; I have purposed, and I will do it."  Isa Read more [...]

Be Bold and Uncompromising

"But Peter and John answered them, “Whether it is right in the sight of God to listen to you rather than to God, you must judge, for we cannot but speak of what we have seen and heard.” Acts 4:19-20 Some of you know that every other Saturday night my wife and I meet with two other couples for Bible study at the Cobb Pregnancy Resource Center in Kennesaw, GA .  We go verse by verse through difference books and we are currently going through the Book of Acts.  Three of us take turns teaching Read more [...]

His way not our ways

"For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the LORD.  For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts."  Isa 55:8-9 Too many churches today profess to be ministries, however they act more like businesses then houses of God.  They make decisions based on the principles of business rather than the scriptures.  They view parishioners more as customers they desire to attract and keep, rather Read more [...]

Look for the Good

"And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose." Rom 8:28 This verse is my absolute favorite in all of scripture.  It has given me the proper perspective in the hard circumstances I have gone through.  There are two perspectives to every circumstance, the positive and the negative.  I want to spend some time in this post to get personal and relate some tough times I have experienced and how I made it through. Sometimes Read more [...]

Trials and Trust

  “Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content. I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and hunger, abundance and need.” Php 4:11-12 ESV Over the last couple of years, the world has been going through severe economic and geopolitical upheaval. Extremely high unemployment, downturn in the housing market, inflation, devaluing of retirement savings, Read more [...]