A Word for the Journey

 

    Atmospheric Changes

    Sun, Sep 27, 2015
    The past few days, Sis. Crystal and I have been attending the General Conference of the United Pentecostal Church International. We have seen some old friends and there were a lot of people that we did not know. Yet, there is something special about getting together with God’s people. While we have been here, the weather has been ...
     

    Lifeguards

    Sun, Sep 6, 2015
    It’s usually about this time of year that Sis. Crystal starts thinking about vacation for next year. This begins with research of places to go, as well as input from others that enjoyed vacations this year. Her favorite place to go is to the beach. She loves the smell of the ocean and walking on the sand. ...
     

    Expectations

    Sun, Aug 23, 2015
    Recently, I had an experience where my expectations did not compare with the expectations of the person that I was talking to. Unless, the person with the lower expectations can raise what they expect to happen to the level of the other person, often, a communication breakdown is the result. Such was the case, when Peter and John were ...
     

    Land Mines

    Sun, Aug 2, 2015
    Several years ago during Desert Storm, our troops were preparing to for a land invasion into Kuwait. Their objective was to liberate Kuwait from Saddam Hussein. The night before the invasion, something supernatural happened. Suddenly the wind shifted. The wind always blew from the north, but unexplainable it began to blow from the south. The ...
     

    Don’t Overestimate Your Strength

    Sat, Jul 25, 2015
    Any winning sports team will tell you that to be a winning team takes a lot of preparation. One of the places that you find a winning team is in the weight room. Quality athletes will tell you that qualifying for a starting position working hard lifting weights. Anytime in a weight room, you will find those ...
     

    Walk Facing Traffic

    Sun, Jul 19, 2015
    When I was a child, and growing up in southern West Virginia, we lived outside of town. It was nothing for me to walk a couple of miles to the store for soda, and back home. I would think nothing about it. Later in the day, I might walk back for a candy bar. That is ...
     

    Truth

    Sun, Jul 12, 2015
    There are many things that confound me. One of those things that puzzle me is, “How is it so hard for some people to see truth?” When I read the scripture, there are things that are foundationally solid, but some people fail to grasp them. How can someone avoid seeing something that is so clear? First of all, ...
     

    Called of God?

    Sun, Jun 28, 2015
    When you look through Pentecostal history, you soon discover that many of the men and women of God were people who had little education, and little money. In the early years of the 1900’s, they didn’t have organization. What was it that kept these people focused and impassioned. They were prayerful, Holy Ghost led with a burden that was ...
     

    Planting Godliness

    Wed, Jun 17, 2015
    Jonathan Edwards was a respected and renowned preacher. The First Great Awakening was attributed much to his passion and preaching. In 1727 he was married to Sara. During their marriage, the Edwards were blessed with 11 children, & every night Mr. Edwards was home, he would sit in his chair for one hour with his kids. He ...
     

    Out of Control

    Sun, Jun 7, 2015
    Is it just me, or does it seem that the world is out of control? Everyone is looking for a way to solve the problems of the world. Governments, social agencies, individuals, and even the church is looking to be a part of the solution. It is so obvious, that there are so many things that are ...