Be Generous – Give!

 “Give, and it shall be given unto you …For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again” (Luke 6:38). What is “it?” “It” simply means what you give you get. You reap what…

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Pick Me – Pick Me!

Because of my past, I love the word and act of spiritual adoption. Paul mentioned adoption five times. “To redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons” (Gal.4:5). Adoption: the…

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Leave Alone

During deaf camp at the Bill Rice Ranch, a city girl saw for the first time, some beautiful flying red wasps. She asked my wife Carlene about the wasps. Carlene signed, “Wasps hurt you. Leave alone!” Young…

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The Falls of Forgiveness

My ministry has taken me many places. We saw the Red Wood Forest of California with gigantic trees. Unbelievable! We hiked the Grand Canyon. We stayed overnight at Phantom Ranch. Fascinating! Another time we hiked into the Grand…

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“Alexa – Lights Out!”

First, I am thankful for technology that opens many doors of opportunity for our ministry, but sometimes I like things slower and larger, not faster and smaller. Technology! We finally got a GPS. Now there is an unknown voice making our decisions with directions to destinations. When we go…

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God’s Grace is E’nuff

The Lord says, “My grace is sufficient” (2 Cor. 12:9). There is a great difference in grace and guilt. I often say, “Christians are saved by grace but many serve by guilt.” Some leaders are known to use guilt to motivate others. Some say, “I…

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More Church Chuckles

Wise Solomon said, “There is…a time to laugh” (Eccl. 3:4). This is one of those times…In the old days churches had head knockers who hit heads of dozing people. During a long sermon, a head knocker hit a sleeper a little too hard. As he…

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Selah! Think About It!

The word Selah is written 71 times in the Psalms and 3 times in Habakkuk. What does it mean? Selah is a Hebrew word that means “stop, pause, and listen” or “think about it!” Selah is always written at the end of verses to encourage…

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Warning! Substance Addiction

This is not an issue about issues so don’t make it an issue. I am simply writing from my heart about substance addiction that is now a major problem. My intention is prevention by intervention. “Nearly 21…

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You Have the Right to Remain Silent

Silence is a great unused tool. Silence can display strength and control. It can be the pause that refreshes. When you are right, be silent –Silent Right! You have the right to remain silent. Learn:…

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