A Personal Relationship With God, choices, God, God's purpose, God's Will, Grace / Mercy, Love, loving others, Service, Serving others, showing love

Self Esteem vs. Self Denial

A Personal Relationship With God, Friendship, God's Sovereignty, Grace / Mercy, Peace, Righteousness, The Church

Aliens Or Natives?

God, God's Sovereignty, God's Will, Grace, Obedience, Surrender, The Church, The Gospel, The Holy Spirit, Truth

The Agony Of Revival

God, God's Sovereignty, God's Will, Grace / Mercy, Jesus, Love, Obedience, The Gospel, Truth

You’re Not From Around Here Are Ya.

Here in the Deep South, when we meet a Yankee for the first time, as soon as they talk, we say, “You’re not from around here are ya.”  It’s not a question. It’s a statement of fact. We spot aliens the minute they speak. It’s a cultural thing.

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Mickey Mouse Is A Fraud

Is Mickey Mouse more popular than Jesus?

Mom and Dad, if you’re reading this post, it might be best to send your small children out of the room.  I’ll give you a minute or two . . .

. . .ho hum . . . la de dah . . .

. . . chili weather we’re having isn’t it . . .

. . . is 2013 here already? My how time flies . . .

Okay, I didn’t want you all holding me responsible for bursting any of your kids’ bubbles, but Mickey Mouse is a fraud. He’s a fake. He’s phony. He’s a myth.

If he were a real mouse he sure wouldn’t dress up in red Bermuda shorts. He wouldn’t wear white gloves and ugly bulbous shoes. Who ever saw a mouse with ridiculous Continue reading

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Preparing For Your Calling

Second In A Series
Love God More Than The World
By Amanda Beth

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series by my good blogging friend, Amanda Beth. 

In a large house there are articles not only of gold and silver, but also of wood and clay; some are for noble purposes and some for ignoble. If a man cleanses himself from the latter, he will be an instrument for noble purposes, made holy, useful to the Master and prepared to do any good work. —2 Timothy 2:20

This is the second message in my series on preparing for your calling. This week we will focus on the first step in discipleship, learning to love God more than the world. Continue reading