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100 Day Identity Makeover: Day 42

Day 42 You Are Being Renewed Daily (2 Corinthians 4:16) People embrace a fresh start. New Year’s resolutions are popular because the opportunity to make a positive change speaks hope. If something in your life is not at the standard you desire, you can resolve to take action and improve it. God’s Word gives you […]

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Relationship Complications

God created us for Himself and designed man to live in relationship with Him and with others (See Genesis 2). But, we will always complicate these relationships when our earthly relationships influence us to take our eyes off of God (See Genesis 3). Be found faithful in holding fast to God and His promises. Freshly […]

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100-Day Identity Makeover: Day 14

Day 14 You Are Sanctified (John 17:19) Impossible? Unattainable? Unrealistic? What words come to mind when you think of the process of being conformed into the likeness of Jesus Christ? If the burden for sanctification rests on man, the words above are accurate, but, because sanctification is an act of God, not only is it […]

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A New Song

Let my life show I depend upon You. My faith comes from A Fountain that’s good. Jesus, to Your Word You remain true. Let my life show I depend upon You.  (See Ephesians 2:8) While enjoying a workout on the trail today, this song rose up from within, and I continued to sing many verses. […]

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It’s Time to Prepare

If there’s one thing that I’ve learned through this unusually snowy winter, it’s that Newport News Public Schools works hard to make decisions that are proactive. They prove by their decisions to close schools and conduct early dismissals that safety of students is a priority. (Maybe a little snow is not a big deal for those […]

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are you praying?

Oh, this is so good! Have you prayed about someone’s heart toward you? One of those change-his-heart prayers and then watched the transformation happen right before your eyes? It is an amazing thing! I have received a phone call within hours of asking the Lord for restored communication with a loved one. I have watched […]

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not so fast

It seems like a good idea. I believe the problem would be solved, so I think I’ll go ahead and do it! Isn’t this how we approach much of our decision-making in life? In addition to the above thoughts, we share our inclinations with others and receive their hearty support… so it must be right! Not […]

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