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The Danger Within

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…. “Its walls are patrolled day and night against invaders, but the real danger is wickedness within the city.” Psalm 55:10 NLT David lived in a day when battles and bloodshed were common. Today the seasons of battle are played out in sports stadiums in a variety of ways. In David it was real battle.(…)

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Believing Like a Fool; Living Like a Fool

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…. “Only fools say in their hearts, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, and their actions are evil; not one of them does good!” Psalm 14:1 NLT My pastor’s wife growing up was Marilyn Hickey. She would go from being a Sunday School teacher and pastor’s wife to becoming a nationally known Bible teacher and(…)

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The Key to Contentment

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY….  “I know how to live on almost nothing or with everything. I have learned the secret of living in every situation, whether it is with a full stomach or empty, with plenty or little. For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength.” Philippians 4:12,13 NLT When it comes to Paul,(…)

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Help Disguised

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY….. “If you ignore criticism, you will end in poverty and disgrace; if you accept correction, you will be honored.”  Proverbs 13:18 NLT Although Solomon was wise beyond words, he understood important concepts of about life, human nature and success. We see this reflected in his perspective of the value and role of criticism.(…)

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Our Journey with God

This past Friday, we celebrated the life and passing of Joyce Haffner. Joyce was the wife of my cousin Ed Haffner. One of our fond memories is Ed and Joyce bringing my parents with them to Cleveland, TN for the college graduation of Christian and Stephanie. Here is a picture of Christian with Ed and(…)

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Taking Care of Business

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…. “Don’t worry about the wicked or envy those who do wrong.” Psalm 37:1 NLT The first part of Psalm 37 directs our focus on what we can and should in living our lives in the midst of wronging and wickedness. Psalm 37:1 and Psalm 37:7 form brackets around the verses in between. “Don’t(…)

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