Devotionals

  • Somebody Should Do Something

    Somebody Should Do Something Have you ever said this concerning  problems or injustices around the world or around the corner? Just a few of the desperate needs are starvation,  HIV, impure water, sanitation, sex trafficking, drugs, violence. The list could go on and on. Ambivalence concerning these subjects is common. We know action needs to be […]

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  • Hope’s Anthem

    Statistics today generally characterize people as lacking hope. Widespread Discouragement, depression, addictions, and suicide confirm this fact.Now more than ever there is need of a Hope’s Anthem. An anthem is defined as a song of praise or gladness based on the Bible. A song by this title affirms Jesus Christ as the Hope of man. The […]

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  • Common Sense-Whose Standard?

    “Common Sense is very uncommon”. This phrase is attributed to Horace Greeley, newspaper editor  and member of the U.S. House of Representatives in the 1800’s. Mr. Greeley would be  shocked if alive to witness sense today. The common  variety is defined as average, typical, standard, the expected or normative. There must be a standard by which good sense is […]

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  • Facing the Giants

    You may recall the movie by this name from 2006 about an underdog football team from a Georgia Christian school. As the coach begins his seventh losing season, officials warn him that his job is in jeopardy. Desperate for a plan , the coach stays up all night praying and reading his Bible. The next day he implements […]

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  • Touched by an Angel

    Television shows and movies testify that there is an ongoing fascination with spirits, angels, demons and supernatural events. People don’t want to know about or have a relationship with our supernatural God until their problem is  unbearable. At that time a special intervention might be welcomed to communicate a message from God. For nine seasons  (1994-2003), […]

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  • Wise Counsel-Or Is It?

    Numerous books are filled with wisdom quotes going back to Aristotle, Plato, and  Socrates. Internet websites are overrun with “so called”  wise sayings from any professor with a podium and any author with a book published. Your dilemma is whose “wisdom” can be trusted when you are seeking counsel on God’s will for your life? Some […]

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  • “Me “ Generation

    This is the title given to the Baby Boomers who were born between 1944-1964. The  “Me” generation’s self involvement philosophy brought the rise of a cultural of narcissism in the United States. The 1970s, known as “Me” decade, ushered in the new age pursuit of finding one’s self. At the same time came a demise in […]

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  • Just Do It!

    Just Do It! In 1988, an advertising campaign was created for Nike using this slogan with the now iconic Swoosh to encourage people world wide to buy Sneakers. “Just Do It” was also designed to motivate couch loungers to don leg warmers and join the aerobics craze of that era. The whole mindset was that now is the time […]

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  • Thomas Guide

    Believe it or not, there was a reliable way to navigate streets in any given city prior to cell phones and vehicles equipped with GPS systems. Under the seat of most every truck driver, sales person or real estate agent in the US, a Thomas Guide could be found. This spiral-bound book of detailed street […]

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  • Lost In Space

    For 3 years beginning in 1965, television brought space travel into the american home with Lost in Space. Some of you were not even born yet. Lost in Space predated the beloved Star Trek and Star Wars. The Robinson family and crew boarded the Jupiter 2 to plant a space colony but the mission was sabotaged by […]

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