Put on the New Man

The last couple of days here in the Florida Panhandle have been unusually cold and I’ve had to remember to put on a jacket every time I step outside. If I don’t, the cold wind immediately reminds me that I’m ill-prepared to deal with the weather. I’m sure you’ve heard...

A Steadfast Confidence

Our church “slogan” for 2021 is “Need Hope? C’mon in! We have plenty to spare.” That’s not some misplaced boasting or pollyannish philosophy based on ignoring what is happening in our world. It is a hope founded in the God of the Bible. When David was facing a...

Becoming What We Behold

This past Sunday Evangelist Ed Lacy preached two sermons that greatly impacted the life of our church. One particular thing he said really stuck with me. Brother Ed said, “We become what we behold.” He was encouraging us to have “a daily, consistent, quality, priority...

The Voice of Hope

This past Sunday, my pastor Dr. Dennis Brunet, made a statement and encouraged us to write it down. Speaking on Jesus’ words in John 8:11 he said, “The voice of Jesus is the voice of hope.” I not only wrote it down, but I also decided to write a devotional about it....

Picking A Fight with Letting Go

The late Billy Graham once wrote that 95% of Christians live spiritually-defeated lives. That means only 1 out of 20 Christians live the victorious Christian life. Why are so many blood-bought, born-again Christians being defeated? It is because they keep picking a...