Insomnia

Insomnia (Upcoming Series Aug. 30th – Sept. 20th) I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O LORD, make me dwell in safety.  Psalm 4:8 Insomnia or sleeplessness is a sleep disorder in which there is an inability to fall asleep or stay asleep as long as desired.  So…

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What happens to people who commit suicide?

Suicide…  It is horrifying, hurtful and heartbreaking.  And unfortunately, suicide affects Christian families as regularly as it does non-Christian ones.  Believers and unbelievers both take their own lives. There are, several accounts of suicide in the Bible, the most well known being King Saul (1 Samuel 31:2-5) and Judas (Matthew 27:3-5). Others are Abimelech (Judges

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Effectual Doers

This title may seem weird, but it was planted deeply in my mind as I studied the book of James several years ago.  In my devotion time I came across this phrase coined by Church Swindoll (one of my all-time favorite teacher/preachers).  “But be doers of the word, and not

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Life Lessons from A _____________ Guy

Bruce Willis, The Rock, Mr. Clean, Dr. Evil, Patrick Stewart, John Quincy Adams, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Harden and Charles Barkley…what do they all have in common?  Some of you wanted to say, “they are all handsome” especially when you saw Robert Harden on the list (see online church directory

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We are Charismatic

“Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.” 1 John 4:1 There are several different ways in which individuals, churches and denominations view spiritual gifts.  Below is a brief description

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