Tag Archives: temptation

Faith in spite of reasons to doubt

My sermon Sunday was from Acts 3 about God, through Peter and John, healing and allowing a lame man to walk.  I’ve heard it preached over and over and I have preached that story myself more than once.  I have … Continue reading

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How the enemy steals and destroys

Sometimes I talk a good game, but I do fear the devil. I read about what he did to Job. I see how he takes down pastors, church leaders, and public professors of faith like Hugh Freeze. Continue reading

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Stink Bugs, Michael Jordan, and Satan – Knowing tendencies

Everyone has their own way of dealing with stink bugs.  Most probably use a piece of tissue paper and implement the grab and flush method.  Personally, I do not like wasting so many flushes and so much toilet tissue or … Continue reading

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When you think you have the devil under wraps

The last 2 summers we have enjoyed the birds and the squirrels, and the squirrels knew their place – which was not in the bird feeders. All of the sudden this spring they’re back on the feeders. Continue reading

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God knows

In 2012, Diane and I were at a New Year’s Eve party at the home of Dave & Shelly Barr.  We met a pastor friend of theirs named Brian Harkness. Brian is the one who told me about Samaritan’s Purse … Continue reading

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Letting your heart be troubled

Trust Him & He will “ease and relieve and refresh your soul”. Continue reading

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Being the Church As America changes

The church has to be OK with the idea of being societal outcasts again. Continue reading

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