Amos was one colorful character. I taught the whole book of Amos in this message. Amos was a man with a burden, though he did not aspire to be a prophet or preacher. God took him from the sheep and figs and had a message He wanted him to deliver. This message was given at […]
I try to pray daily that God will bring people across my path, or that I will find people who are open to the truth of God. If they are not I try to sow seeds of truth wherever I go but I am always praying that God will bring people into my life who […]
If we aren’t careful, our Christianity can be a cover for pride. God hates pride. He resists pride. God used this message in a beautiful way at Evangel. Listen to it prayerfully. I trust that God will especially use it to draw you closer to Him. Title: Worse Than Sodom Text: Matthew 11:20-24 Place: Evangel […]
Here is another gleaning from an old journal: Last night I went to sleep before the moon rose. One of my last waking acts was to reach over and get my glasses and look at the stars high in the dome of heaven through the trees. Yesterday I read 200 pages of Pilgrim’s Progress. I […]
I found this entry in an old journal today: We are trying to teach Hope to sleep in her own bed. In April she will be five years old so she is used to sleeping with us. The other night we had her stay in her own bed in the girls room where all four […]
I noticed this little piece in an old journal from 2004 today. I visited the doctor today. In the room waiting for him to arrive I read an article about a little, white clapboard Lutheran Church in Maine. Last year most of the church board got sick and one member died from poisoning. They discovered […]
Series: Matthew’s Gospel Message: What Kind of Doubter Are You? Text: Matthew 11:1-19 Place: Evangel Baptist Church–Taylor, Michigan Date: Sunday January 1, 2012 We baptized six people on New Year’s Day at Evangel. This message is about two kinds of doubters. Which are you?
I once visited a weaver’s school where the students were making beautiful patterns. I asked, “When you make a mistake must you cut it out and start from the beginning?” A student said, “No, our teacher is such a great artist that when we make a mistake, he uses it to improve the beauty of […]