Category Archives: Monthly thoughts

Cast your care on Him

The world searches for power in greater strength. God demonstrates that greater power is found only in weakness. The world searches for life through abundance. God promises His abundant grace for greater life. The world searches for satisfaction in more … Continue reading

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Time to tremble

These are trying days, days of tribulation and distress, of violence and uncertainty. The people of the world are in great turmoil, the very ground quakes, and the economies of nations continue to fail. What do we do and where do … Continue reading

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God is our refuge and strength

As tension, protests and violence escalate in the Middle East, our natural response is to cower in fear. Turmoil, whether international or personal, will often have an unsettling effect on the soul but the response of our heart is dependent … Continue reading

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How important is Jesus Christ to me?

According to a Gallup poll taken this year, “54 percent of Americans say religion is ‘very important’ in their lives, down slightly from the past two decades. Meanwhile, the percentage of Americans who say religion is ‘not very important’ continues … Continue reading

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He calls you by name

The gospels of Matthew and Luke record the events of angels sent to prepare certain people for the birth of Jesus. In Luke 1.13, “…the angel said to him, “Do not be afraid, Zacharias, for your petition has been heard…” … Continue reading

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Your path, your destination

We are all on a journey in life, approaching a destination. For each person, the destination reached will fit the path chosen. In other words, you choose your path in life and that path will take you exactly where it … Continue reading

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A new day with God

As I awoke this morning, I saw a new day dawning, the beginning of a new day. Each day that you and I see is a new day, a gift of God. There are questions that often appear in our … Continue reading

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Consider the outflow

At the time of this writing, the NC Outer Banks are being battered by the waves and wind of an approaching Hurricane Earl. I do hope and pray the damage will be minimal. We have all seen pictures illustrating the … Continue reading

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Live life having courage

Immediately Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead of Him to the other side, while He dismissed the crowd. After He had dismissed them, He went up on a mountainside by Himself to pray. When … Continue reading

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A Holy Discontentment

I’m praying you will experience a holy discontentment. I’m not praying that you would experience general discontentment. There’s enough of that already. Dissatisfaction and unhappiness is a way of life as we struggle daily with people and circumstances. In fact, … Continue reading

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