Seek ye first the Kingdom

seek ye firstSeeking the Kingdom of God requires a different mindset. It requires meditation in God’s Word. Seeking the Kingdom of God first when things go awry in your life requires us to develop a trust in God.

Purposely doing that which is unnatural

A career in law enforcement requires one to change their way of thinking on many different levels. Continue reading

Renewed Strength – Growing Bigger, Stronger, Better…

renewed strengthRenewed strength from a physical standpoint is something that is worth more to mankind than silver and gold. The aging process forces us to look at life differently. At age 55 I can see things now that I had no clue about 10, 15, or 20 years ago. Continue reading

A Total Eclipse of the Heart

eclipseNothing is more fascinating to me than an eclipse. To see the workings of the heavens that our God has created is mind boggling. The technical definition of an eclipse is: the obscuring of the light from one celestial body by the passage of another between it and the observer. Continue reading

Temptations, trials and tests. What will separate you from God’s love?

temptationsTemptations, trials and tests come to all of us. Their goal is to separate us from the love of God. Now when I speak of being separated from the love of God, I’m not talking about God turning His back on us because of our failure to successfully pass through temptations, trials or tests. I’m talking about us turning our backs on God when we’re being tested. Continue reading

Wounds Inflicted by the Stepford Church

woundsWounds suffered at hands of other Christians. Unfortunately, emotional wounds inflicted by our brothers and sisters in Christ are pains we’ve all felt at one time or another.

However, becoming bitter from disappointments, lies, and mistreatment by our brothers and sisters in Christ is a poison that we cannot afford to allow into our system. Continue reading

Salvation Roulette – Gambling with your Soul

salvationSalvation, or the acceptance of Jesus Christ as the Lord of our lives is a decision we will all be given the opportunity to make in this life. What makes the game of salvation roulette interesting is that we don’t know when our ability to choose Christ will be lost forever. Continue reading

Heart Problems: What will your X-Ray Reveal?

heartHeart problems in the vast majority of cases have to do with what we ingest. Heart disease is one of the leading killers in America today and sadly, many of these deaths are preventable.

When it comes to its spiritual parallel the bible says that out of the abundance of our hearts, our mouths will speak (Luke 6:45). Continue reading

Tragedy Remembered – The 10th Anniversary of the Hurricane Katrina Tragedy

tragedyTragedy, whether near or far marks our minds forever. Today is the 10th anniversary of the Hurricane Katrina tragedy.

Although 10 years has come and gone since the Hurricane Katrina tragedy, there are still residents who are displaced and homes that have yet to be rebuilt. As I sat and watched the documentary special on Hurricane Katrina yesterday, I marveled at the resiliency of the people of New Orleans. Continue reading