In the book of Acts - Chapter 4, to be exact - we are introduced to a man named Joseph, but who was given the nickname Barnabas.
In the movie "Field of Dreams," a farmer named Ray Kinsella heard a voice say, "If you build it, he will come." We discovered that "he" referred to Ray's father.
A steady diet of the word of God will help us realize our need for God in our lives more each day. It will also help us come to realize our responsibility to "feed" the starving masses with this same word.
In two short months, this church has taken off to a wonderful start.
Disease is a horrible thing, especially those that have no known cure.
Ten years have come and gone, and they're still on fire.
"When the Lord your God brings you into the land He swore to your fathers, to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, to give you - a land with large, flourishing cities you did not build, houses filled with all kinds of good things you did not provide, wells you did not dig, and vineyards and olive groves you did not plant - then when you eat and are satisfied, be careful that you do not forget the Lord, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery." - Deuteronomy 6:10-12.
This may be the last time you ever hear me talk about Tim Tebow, but there is a final word for now.
This could be the year! It seems this is the battle cry of every football team and their fans at every level every fall.
Are you planning on living forever? Do you think this world will always be just as it is?
I admit it - I'm a golfer. Some people who have played with me no doubt would dispute that claim. But if the definition of "golfer" is one who plays golf, then I am a golfer.
I recently looked through my junior high yearbook and started reminiscing.
In Luke 24:13-33, we enter into a scene that gives great insight into the process of how God works in our lives.
He hails from a long line of preachers and was charged with carrying on the ministry after his father retired.
Last week we began thinking about what we're seeking in the new year.
Brace yourself. New religious emojis are coming.