Posts from 2015

Posts from 2015

Stewardship

Honor the Lord with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops; then your barns will be filled to overflowing, and your vats will brim over with new wine. Proverbs 3:9-10 Our lives are all about stewardship – taking care of what has been entrusted to us in terms of our time, our talents, and our treasures. How we end up taking care of them really comes down to…

In This Together

We are ignored, even though we are well known. We live close to death, but we are still alive. We have been beaten, but we have not been killed.  –  2 Corinthians 6:9 A couple of months ago I started using a new devotional each morning entitled Uncommon Life Daily Challenge by Tony Dungee & Nathan Whitaker (Tyndale House Publishers, 2011). Most days I come away…

The Lord Is My Shephard

For a while now I have been using Ann Spangler’s book Praying the Names of God in my daily Quiet Time with the Lord. God has chosen to speak to me on a continuing basis through her writing. A month or so back one particular lesson really grabbed my attention and convicted me. In fact it’s too good to keep from you. So here is what she has to offer. Even though I walk…

Help Us Remember

“St. Wapniacl? What’s that? If you were in grade school in the days of the Depression, you might recognize it as a coined word to help you remember the (then) Departments of the United States Government – which were: State, Treasury, War, Attorney General (Justice), Post office, Navy, Interior, Agriculture, Commerce, and Labor. Take the first letter and you have St.…