CHANGING TIMES

CHANGING TIMES

I Chronicles 12 tells of David building his army. One group of men, the men of Issachar are singled out as ones who had understanding of the times, to know what Israel ought to do. They understood the times In 2020, we were bombarded with information about the times...
LOVE AS GOD LOVES US

LOVE AS GOD LOVES US

I have been thinking lately what a work for God it is, just loving people. -Lilias Trotter I was fresh out of the University of Oregon and did not even know if I’d like kids, as I’d not been around any for years. But my home church in Milwaukee needed a Youth Pastor...

PRAISE AND THANKS

O that men would praise the Lord for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men. -Psalm 107:8 As we celebrate THANKSGIVING, let us focus on the Father and not on the food or even the fellowship. May we strive to complain less and praise Him more....
THE DELIGHT OF SACRIFICE

THE DELIGHT OF SACRIFICE

I was reviewing some very old notes and found this written by J. Oswald Sanders. Once “the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit,” we deliberately begin to identify ourselves with Jesus Christ’s interests and purposes in others’ lives...
THANK YOU GOD FOR CHERYL

THANK YOU GOD FOR CHERYL

You know, whoever said, “timing is everything” was right on. Chuck Noland (played by Tom Hanks), in the movie Cast-Away understood that. He thinks he had his life planned out perfectly, “no worries,” great job, a fiancee. Then his plane crashes, and he is left on a...
THE VALUE OF NETWORKING

THE VALUE OF NETWORKING

This post is contributed by a B4Ter in the Arab world. “I well remember,” Hudson wrote a few years later, “how I used to wish for money and a fine horse and house when I was in the Bank. Then my whole heart was set on this world’s pleasures, and I...