Small things matter Zechariah 4:10 NKJV When God gave Gideon victory over the Midianites, He used an army of just three hundred to defeat an enemy that was hundreds of thousands strong (See Judges 7). That wasn’t because there weren’t more soldiers available; it was because God wanted to demonstrate His power in “the day of small Read More →

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Use your common sense Proverbs 3:13 CEV The key to success lies in doing the right thing at the right time. Theologian Tryon Edwards said, “Have a time and place for everything, and do everything in its time and place…you’ll not only accomplish more, but have far more leisure than those who are always hurrying.” If you’re Read More →

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Confessions of a secret sinner (5) 1 Samuel 16:7 NLT Pastor and author John MacArthur says: “Jesus’ exposition of the law is a devastating blow against the lie that image is everything. Secret sin is especially abhorrent because: (1) God sees the heart. In fact, if we realized He’s the only audience we’d be less Read More →

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Confessions of a secret sinner (4) Psalm 32:5 NLT David said, “I confessed all my sins to you…And you forgave me! All my guilt is gone.” Julie Ann Barnhill writes: “If you’re tired of pretending you have it all together, it’s time to act. For too long Christian women in particular have believed they’re the Read More →

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Confessions of a secret sinner (1) Luke 12:2 TM Inspirational speaker and author Julie Ann Barnhill writes: “I tend to be a stealthy sinner – a cloistered screw-up. Most of my life I’ve managed to fly under the radar…to keep 99.9 percent of such things hidden. As someone who attended church and appeared to manage Read More →

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Nurture your children Ephesians 6:4 KJV We keep being shocked by stories of children killing teachers and other children in school, and then turning the gun on themselves. Two boys, aged twelve and thirteen, beat a man to death outside a convenience store just for the pleasure of watching him die. Another boy shot a Read More →

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Why go to church? Ephesians 5:25 NIV The story’s told of a mother who woke her son one Sunday morning and said, “Get up – you’re late for church!” He replied, “I don’t want to go. I’ve no friends there, the music’s awful, and the sermons are boring!” The woman replied, “You’ve got to go – you’re the pastor!” Read More →

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Pray for them! Hebrews 13:3 NIV The Bible tells us, “Keep on loving each other as brothers” (v. 1 NIV). Then it gets specific: “Remember those in prison as if you were their fellow prisoners, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering.” On April 18, 2007, three Christians in Turkey were Read More →

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Teach your child God’s Word 2 Timothy 3:15 NIV There’s a story about a woman who came to her pastor and said, “How early should I start the spiritual training of my child?” The pastor asked, “How old is the child?” She answered, “Five.” He replied, “Lady, get busy – you’re already five years late!” Psychologists confirm Read More →

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Radio Pulpit Righteous anger (2) Isaiah 5:20 NKJV Did you know that God Himself gets angry? The Bible says, “The Lord became angry with Solomon, because his heart had turned from the Lord God of Israel, who had appeared to him twice” (1 Kings 11:9 NKJV). Often change begins with righteous anger. Aristotle once said: “Anybody can Read More →

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