Building a Spiritual House
My wife Brenda and I have three sons. And when they were born, I was amazed at how small they were, and then equally amazed with each passing week at the changes and the growth that was taking place in their bodies, and in their actions and their reactions. Every day was a growth process, and it became easy to look back at how much they had grown and developed as the weeks and months passed. Then as the years began to move along, and they grew and matured, more was required of them in each stage of their development. For Continue Reading
Some Bring Joy and Some Cause Grief
Ministry is pointless without people. Yet there is no question that there are some people who bring joy beyond words to a minister’s life, while others are a grief to him when they needn’t be. So, if you were to be completely honest about it, are you a joy or a grief to your pastor? “Therefore, my beloved brethren whom I long to see, my joy and crown, in this way stand firm in the Lord, my beloved.” Philippians 4:1 NASU Paul had a deep affection towards those who were his partners in the ministry, and who were faithfully working beside him Continue Reading