My ‘I Am…’ begins with His ‘I Am’

There are three basic types of people in this world - motivated by different things... Which are you? Thinkers.  Thinkers are educators, philosophers, authors, pastors, politicians.  They believe knowledge is power and want to help others know what they know. Fighters. Fighters operate with a deep sense of courage and responsibility.  These everyday warriors care … Continue reading My ‘I Am…’ begins with His ‘I Am’

Enjoying Your Money

Once there was a man in an art gallery picking up & carrying around various paintings. He pretended to be somebody - many of the guests even thought he was an artist or an art dealer. Yet when closing time came, he could not carry the paintings out the door... You and I might look or act like 'owners' but when this life is over, it is certain that we will leave it all here. You can't take it with you!

Proverbs: Wealth of Wisdom

This series of 12 lessons covers the thirty-one chapters of wisdom given by King Solomon.  Written in a series of comparisons, Proverbs deals with many different topics including: money, relationships, sin, and sex.  Titles include: Sinful Paths  *  The Call to Real Life *  Power of Life and Death  *  The Will of God The … Continue reading Proverbs: Wealth of Wisdom

American Idols

Idolatry is not just doing bad things; it’s not committing crimes. Idolatry is making good things the ultimate; it is elevating good above its proper place; it is prizing anything above who God is or what God wants for you. Christians don’t usually forsake their God to accept other gods, they just use One to get more from the other. For example, we might pray to Almighty God to supply more of what we really crave – even though it might be spiritually unhealthy.