Nobody Came

For those of you who have been reading my devotionals for any length of time, you know that I had emotional problems for many years..

Where Is Your Treasure

Sometimes we think like this man in the parable when it comes to serving Jesus. We think that we will have a long time to tell others..

Love Has a Bad Memory

A Peanuts cartoon shows Lucy standing with her arms folded and a stern expression on her face. Charlie Brown pleads, “Lucy, you must be more loving. This world really needs love. You have to let yourself love to make this world a better place.” ..

Never Again

Have you ever gone out to eat and said “I ate so much and I am so full that I won’t have to eat the rest of the day”? I have gone out to eat and said that very thing, yet later that night I was hungry again..

Send Them to Jesus

Many years ago when I was going through all that crippling, horrifying and devastating depression and confined to a mental hospital, I saw patients being put in restraints and tied to their beds because they were out of control..

Seeker Friendly vs Friendly Seekers

It seems that many Christian workers today are getting confused about how much social and fun events the Church needs to be involved in to create an..

Bread Upon the Waters

His name was Dwain and he was twenty-six years old. As an infant, he lost his soldier father on a battlefield. Everyone who knew his Oriental mother, praised her as a wonderful Christian..

How Sad It Would Be

As I read this verse this morning my heart broke, I thought how sad it would be if we would refuse to honor our King and tell others about the saving grace and love of Jesus. He said that the stones would “immediately” cry out..

Spiritual Wombs

There are some people who are unable to conceive and have children. I received an email last year from a lady who said that she couldn’t have children and asked me if she was being punished for something she had done in the past..

Artificial Reality Show

It was a shock to accidentally catch the last half of a television program called Wife Swap. Evidently two women from opposite lifestyles trade families for two weeks..

Where’s the Fruit?

After arriving at a local grocery store, I cruised through the produce section looking at all the various types of fruits and vegetables. The majority of the items were nice and fresh; then suddenly the display of yellow squash came into view..

By Our Love

There is a song that we sing in church “They will know we are Christians by our love”. We can give all of our money, our possessions, our time and our talents but if we don’t give unconditional love then everything else is meaningless..

Are You a Spark

There is a beautiful song that has lodged deep in my heart. I’m not sure if I have all the words correct or in the right order but the message of the song is the same. “It only takes a spark to get a fire going and soon all those around can warm up in its

God's Flowers

I love looking at flowers. Red roses are my favorite flowers. The thought came to me this morning that we see flowers all day long and they aren’t the ones that are planted in the ground. The flowers are people..

I Never Knew

A friend of mine told a story about an elderly man who was a pillar of the community and she really cared about him. She went to visit him, but he had died. She said “I never was really sure if he knew the Lord”. What a tragedy to die and..

A Future of Love

One glorious day the trumpet will sound and Jesus will return for us. Not only will we be with Jesus for eternity, we will be with God Himself. He is going to wipe away all tears from our eyes and I believe with all my heart that..

An Emergency

There are people that don’t believe that Jesus is the Saviour, that He is just a person. How this must break the heart of God and our precious Saviour! These verses make it very clear that..

You Can't Whitewash a Revival

For the past few months, I've been working with a group that is trying to transform North Carolina, to reclaim it for Christ. They hope to empower Christians to use prayer and the power of God to transform schools, businesses..

A Call From Our Savior

We may never be called to be a missionary in foreign lands or even here at home, but all of us are called to be witnesses in our homes, our neighborhoods, our churches and on our jobs..

The power of testimony

Testimony is a very powerful thing. In court, eyewitness testimony usually seals the deal in the conviction of an accused criminal. When a traffic accident occurs, an investigating officer obtains testimony from those involved – and eyewitnesses when..

A Joyful Day

Are you ready to meet Jesus? Have you made your reservation for Heaven?

Only one Savior

I, even I, am the LORD, and apart from me there is no savior...

Code 9

Three o’clock and the evening shift had just begun; I was already exhausted...

When the Chips are Down

It can be a hard pill for the typical Christian missionary to swallow -- the idea that our ideas of success and failure...

Yes God doesn’t hate

Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will in all things grow up into him who is the Head, that is, Christ.