Order Or Chaos: Finding our Purpose

God created every man and woman with a purpose. This truth begs the question, “Why do so many people spend their lives looking for and never finding that purpose?” The answer is simple: They do not go to their heavenly Father to find it. All of our gifts, talents and abilities are given to us … Read more

Order or Chaos: Prioritize Family

Sitting beside someone’s death bed is always an honest moment. They are taking stock of their life: the moments of joy, the conversations and days they wish they could have back, and everything in between. They will rarely tell you of how they wished they could go back and work longer hours or watch more … Read more

Order or Chaos: Priority

The world we live in rebels against order and authority.  We think if we place ourselves under authority, then we are giving up our identity and our freedom.  However, the kingdom of God does not work this way.  We find our true identity and the greatest freedom when we willingly place ourselves under God’s authority. … Read more

Order or Chaos: Rescued From Darkness

Adam and Eve’s sin in the Garden of Eden plunged all of creation into chaos and darkness.  All of the systems were disrupted and mankind lost his authority over the earth. This darkness is easy to point out in certain places: the media, poverty and hunger, disease and war. However, all of these things are … Read more

Order or Chaos: How Do You Live?

Chaos has been around since the beginning of time Chapter one of Genesis tells the story of God creating the heavens and the earth, and everything in them. The second verse says that the earth was “formless and void.” This means that the world was in a state of chaos and turmoil. So, God intervened. … Read more

The Responsibility of Freedom

Living in freedom comes with responsibility. That responsibility can be found in Matthew 28: “And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, ‘All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.  Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son … Read more

Eternal Freedom or Temporary Relief?

The world has many different versions of “freedom” that only lead to slavery.  Many versions of freedom are only temporary relief from pain.   Other versions of freedom are an escape from the prison of daily life.  People seek relief in vacations, drugs, shopping, alcohol, other people, etc.   We think if we can just get away … Read more

Understanding Value

Have you ever thought about what you value? All of us know somebody who has spent what seems like an outrageous amount of money on something ridiculous. People buy boats, guns, art, historical pieces, custom made instruments, etc. because those items are of great value to them.  We would never spend what they spend on … Read more

Live a Life of Freedom

Freedom was God’s original intent for mankind. We were created to live in freedom, experiencing His love and exercising our authority over the earth. God didn’t fashion us to live under the power of sin and condemnation. However, Adam and Eve’s sin in the Garden of Eden put all of mankind under that power. God … Read more

Patriotism and Hope for Our Nation

Patriotism seems to be on the decline in the United States today.  Tearing down America has become something of a verbal sport, where the people who find clever and unique ways to insult our nation, its leaders and its people, are rewarded with attention and waves of agreement.  The 24 hour news cycle seems to … Read more

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