Believe

“The beginning of the gospel about Jesus Christ, the Son of God.“ (Mark 1:1, NIV) That’s how Mark begins his Gospel.  No genealogy, no manger, no shepherds or wise men.  Where Matthew [...]

25 Years and Counting

“[Love] bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.“ (1 Corinthians 13:7, NKJV) The other day, Christine and I celebrated our 25th wedding [...]

Live at Peace

  If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. (Romans 12:18) Sadly, it’s not always possible. When the Las Vegas shooting happened, the shooter’s world was [...]

Fall Festival

PRESS RELEASE for immediate release Denton/Sanger, Texas On a beautiful Fall Sunday night, October 29, New Life Church hosted their annual Fall Festival.  The church grounds were filled with 550 [...]

Happy Reformation Day!

One of the great days of the year will be here on October 31.  No, I’m not talking about Halloween.  I’m talking about Reformation Day.  You should celebrate it…well, you should at least [...]

Get Back Out There!

Strengthen the feeble hands, steady the knees that give way; say to those with fearful hearts, “Be strong, do not fear; your God will come, he will come with vengeance; with divine retribution he [...]

God Loves You

“Then he said to her, ‘Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace.’ (Luke 8:48, NIV).” I love the story of the woman with the issue of blood in Luke 8. It is a story of having overcoming [...]

A Spiritual Battle

“For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the [...]

He is Here

“He is here: the One who forms the mountains, creates the wind, and reveals His thoughts to man, the One who makes the dawn out of darkness and strides on the heights of the earth. Yahweh, [...]

Bringing in the Sheaves

“Those who sow in tears will reap with songs of joy. He who goes out weeping, carrying seed to sow, will return with songs of joy, carrying sheaves with him.“ (Psalm 126:5-6, NIV) [...]