Watch Them Come Alive

Are you an encourager or a discourager? Of course your immediate response would be to reject the thought of being a discourager. It would take a pretty mean person to set out to be a discourager. However, we need to realize that the words we speak can discourage in...

We Can Always Take Courage

So many Christian patriots are very discouraged by the election outcome. Many are ready to quit; many are ready to start a third party; many are just ready “to go home” (I can sympathize with the latter sentiment). Discouragement is one of Satan’s greatest weapons...

The Overwhelming Thing Does Not Overwhelm

For a politician to be attractive to a voter, at least according to his or her consultants, you must first sell despair before you can secure disciples. We must be told of how desperate our situation is and then be convinced that deliverance is only possible in the...

The Encouragement Of Stewardship

What would you say if I told you there was competition among some pastors? I hope you wouldn’t be surprised because pastors are human too after all. The petty jealousies and rivalries are just as capable of entering the field of ministry as it is in any vocation. It...