The “Fear Nots” of Christmas

The problem with fear. How many of you would like to be fearless or at least experience less anxiety in your life? Of course you would. Anxiety has so many negative effects on your life. You can’t be afraid and have good day! Prolonged anxiety is really bad for your physical and emotional health. And […]

Defeating Frustration

Introduction People often ask me how I get ideas for sermons. I read a lot of things. I ask God for direction. I try to think about what people are going through in their lives and what the Bible has to say about those things. And sometimes my own life experiences prompts me to write […]

The Benefits of Gratitude

Introduction Some people see Thanksgiving as an obligation that they don’t adequately meet. And much of the preaching on this subject makes us feel guilty because we are not sufficiently Thankful. The same kind of preaching makes us feel guilty because we don’t pray enough, give enough, serve enough, have enough faith or even love […]

How God thinks about you

Introduction Cruise Story I just read a story about this guy, who was heading home from work on a Friday night with a pocket full of cash. But he had nowhere to go, and nothing to do, and nobody to do all that nothing with, so he figured he’d just head on home. But it […]