Don’t Rush the Process

…knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing (James 1:3-4, NKJV).) Some things take time to perfect. I had an interesting conversation recently with my oldest daughter. We talked about marriage and how, after several years of marriage, she has finally gotten toContinue reading “Don’t Rush the Process”

A Legacy of Faith

All your children shall be taught by the Lord,And great shall be the peace of your children.  In righteousness you shall be established; (Isaiah 54:13-14a, NKJV) Not very long ago, we lay Adrian’s brother’s body to rest. He was only one of the twelve offspring of their parents. Adrian is actually the baby of the family; and by the time heContinue reading “A Legacy of Faith”

Why is Marriage So Hard?

For this reason a man shall leave his father and his mother [to establish a home with his wife], and the two shall become one flesh; so that they are no longer two, but [are united as] one flesh. (Mark 10 7-8, AMP) I find it very interesting that there are couples out there who still want to getContinue reading “Why is Marriage So Hard?”

He Wholeheartedly Followed God

…For my part, I wholeheartedly followed the LORD my God. So that day Moses solemnly promised me, ‘The land of Canaan on which you were just walking will be your grant of land and that of your descendants forever, because you wholeheartedly followed the LORD my God.’ (Joshua 14: 8b-9, NLT) Nearly all of theContinue reading “He Wholeheartedly Followed God”


So we are Christ’s ambassadors; God is making his appeal through us. We speak for Christ when we plead, “Come back toGod!” (2 Corinthians 5:20, NLT) I looked up the definition of the word ambassador and found it to mean “an authorized messenger, representative or advocate who represents someone else’s policy or purpose”.  After readingContinue reading “Ambassadors”

The Anatomy of an Argument

Be joyful… Encourage each other. Live in harmony and peace. Then the God of love and peace will be with you (2 Corinthians 13:11, NLT). The words to one of my favorite hymns say this: Peace, peace. Wonderful peace. flowing down from the Father above. Sweep over my spirit forever, I pray in fathomless billowsContinue reading “The Anatomy of an Argument”