Quiet Time: Thoughts And Reflections On 3 John 7

. . . they went forth for His name’s sake . . . —3 John 7 As I prepare to leave the country today for travel to Nicaragua and El Salvador, this is a great reminder of why I am going: to advance the kingdom of God in Jesus’ name. Missionaries serving the King seek to build the King’s kingdom, not their own. I am … Continue reading Quiet Time: Thoughts And Reflections On 3 John 7

Quiet Time: Thoughts And Reflections

If you bring your gift to the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar, and go your way. First be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift—Matthew 5:23-24  Preparation never ends. It’s a continual process that continues until you are done. Athletes are constantly preparing, students are ever-learning, and the … Continue reading Quiet Time: Thoughts And Reflections

Quiet Time: Thoughts And Reflections

    We don’t get to pick and choose whom we serve or how. As a Christ-follower, we are to be like God, loving all of His creation…all His children. In a world of “likes” and “dislikes”, it’s easy to follow my natural inclination and do good to those that I like and not to care about those I do not like. This is not godly. We are … Continue reading Quiet Time: Thoughts And Reflections

Love Like A Hurricane

Pure and genuine religion in the sight of God the Father means caring for orphans and widows in their distress and refusing to let the world corrupt you. James 1:27 We didn’t really know what to expect. After the storm was over, Hurricane Arthur had done some damage but nothing terribly extensive. I had been staying with some friends and their trampoline suffered damage. Everything else were just broken branches. I had gotten … Continue reading Love Like A Hurricane

Last Breath: Forsaken

46 Then about that time Jesus shouted, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?”which means, “My God, my God, why have you deserted me?” Matthew 27:46 Alone Even though His mother and John were near, most of his disciples had abandoned Him, running and hiding in fear. Jesus went from the height of popularity to the lowest depth of disdain within a week’s time. Not long ago, people … Continue reading Last Breath: Forsaken

God’s Purpose

Chosen God has chosen us to love the world as He loves the world. John 13:34, John 15:12 We were created to love; first and foremost God and then the people God created. The hard part for the disciple of Christ is not loving God but loving hard-to-love people. It is a not-so-easy-task for the servant of God to serve people at times, since they … Continue reading God’s Purpose