Riding Out the Storm

One of the most important facets of fulfilling our purpose is having strong character.  And there is nothing more telling of our character than when…and how.. we go through a crisis.  But let me be clear:  Our character is not formed in moments of crisis… crises simply cast a light on who we have already […]

Counting On Character…

Was talking to my youngest (Seth) this evening about the importance of developing early on a good work ethic. He starts his first job (a paid summer internship) in a couple of weeks, and just want to make sure he’s mentally ready… so, tonight’s emphasis was on BEING EARLY TO WORK. Even though they will […]

Don’t Say It!

  SCRIPTURE: Psalm 141:3 (ESV) “Set a guard, O LORD, over my mouth; keep watch over the door of my lips!” OBSERVATION: One of the things I love about David is his honesty and transparency.  He never tries to act like he’s something he isn’t… no fakery, no presumption. And if he needs God’s help […]

A Big Faith… A Powerful God

SCRIPTURE: Matthew 9:20-22 And behold, a woman who had suffered from a discharge of blood for twelve years came up behind Him and touched the fringe of His garment, for she said to herself, “If I only touch His garment, I will be made well.”  Jesus, turned and seeing her He said, “take heart, daughter; […]

He’s a Good, Good Father

SCRIPTURE: Matthew 7: 7-11 Ask, and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.  For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened.  Or which one,  of you, if his son asks […]

The Focus Factor

DAILY DEVOTIONS – SUN, APRIL 19, 2020 “The Focus Factor” SCRIPTURE: Matthew 6:19-23 NLT Don’t store up treasures here on earth, where moths eat them and rust destroys them, and where thieves break in and steal . Store your treasures in heaven, where moths and rust cannot destroy, and thieves do not break in and […]

No Greater Love

DAILY DEVOTIONS – SAT, APRIL 18, 2020 SCRIPTURE: 1 Samuel 20:14-15 But show me unfailing kindness like the LORD’s kindness as long as I live, so that I may not be killed, and do not ever cut off your kindness from my family – not even when the LORD has cut off every one of […]


So, yesterday, I talked about how you can start reading the Bible every day, and journaling your thoughts… writing down what the Holy Spirit is saying to you from that day’s reading.  It is an awesome journey… one that will radically change your life if you stick with it!  But what I didn’t tell you […]

Favor With God

My friend Pastor Wayne Cordeiro invited me to be a part of his church’s Daily Devotional Online Group, where we take the day’s Scriptures and then write out a devotional based on the acronym SOAP. Many of you are familiar with this method of journaling from your devotional time with Jesus… but if you’re not, […]

Working Remotely… Pointers!

In light of the current global crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are now – or will be soon – working from home… or, teleworking, working remotely, whatever you choose to call it.  Point is, you’re working at home and not at your office.  However, for many, this is a new endeavor… a transition […]