I want to do great things! I want to change the world by magnificent acts of kindness! I want to leave a huge legacy of honesty and love for my children and grandchildren! But today I somehow managed to buy a can of cat food while buying ingredients for a family dinner! I should make … More What did I just do?
I came across this picture and it really moved me! It is a father and daughter, caught in a moment of pure joy. The look on the daughter’s face is one of pure joy and abandonment of the ordinary. Her father’s arms are secure on her as he lifts her higher than she could ever … More Higher Daddy, Higher!
If you have, or have ever had, obstacles in your way to what you know you should be accomplishing, then you need to hear this word! All obstacles are a LIE. Pastor Jim reminds us that everything the Lord purposes for us to accomplish will require a real cost. We, as followers of Christ, must believe that … More SUNDAY, JAN 31, 2016 – CROSSROADS
In my years as a pastor, I have noticed how easy it is to talk to someone about what Jesus is doing in their life. But this week Pastor James reminded me that God leads a people into new lands. Not individuals, but His people! The bride of Christ has been in disunity over many things. But … More Jan. 24, 2016 Sermon Series: Crossroads
The third sermon in his series “Crossroads” focuses on living a simple life. More importantly, finding a simplicity in Jesus brings true JOY. The religious spirit is always making life under God more complicated. It takes pride in what it has figures out that no one else knows. This is not the way God operates … More Jan. 17, 2016 Sermon Series Crossroads
As Pastor Jim continues this important series, this week is focused on HOPE! Not in vain hope but in the knowledge that GOD always triumphs. He said something that struck me right in the heart….that God’s ability to LEAD is greater than sins’ ability to DECEIVE!! Wow! How often do we feel a victim of … More Jan.10, 2016 Sermon Series Crossroads
This Word is so important for the Bride of Christ! So many people don’t give adequate importance to daily decisions. Every decision we make matters! Don’t take the risk of being blindsided. Pay attention. Pastor James says, in life, there is the “easy” way and then there is the way that produces abundant life. We … More Jan. 3, 2016 Sermon Series Crossroads
Well, Christmas and New Years is over and my house is back to normal. It felt good to take my tree and decorations down. But one thought still remains with me. The blessing of a gift! Personally I love giving gifts more than receiving them (sounds cliché’ but it’s true). I love to see the … More Should I Open It?
WEEK FOUR I have been thinking lately how our physical health is taken for granted. For example, I don’t give my health a second thought…until I get sick, or hurt. Then it’s a different story. I become self-absorbed, whiney, and sometimes (by my own admission) hard to be around. But I had one life defining … More My Lord, My Healer
I’m so excited to be expecting a new grandchild in February of 2016! I love all my grandies and adding one more is a great blessing to me. Another blessing to me is the ability to find out the gender of the baby months before it is actually born! I feel more connected to the … More Boy or Girl?