Why Do I Doubt?

My retirement plan is way off track, my business is struggling, my relationships are strained. I hear myself crying out like Peter in Matthew 14:30, “Lord, save me!”  And, Jesus’ response? “Oh, you of little faith! Why do you doubt?” And the truth is business goes on,...
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Happiness

Don’t we all strive for Happiness? And, how often is happiness defined as getting a little bit more.  We say to ourselves, “Sure I have an iPhone 7 and a 55 inch TV and I’m grateful.  But, I can't wait for the iPhone 8 and I need a 65 inch TV!" Would that truly bring...
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Detach!

How many people do we see everyday in our society who have exceeding talent and tremendous success and wealth. And yet, they're not happy. Like the rich man in Matthew 19, they know something is missing in their lives. Jesus tells us to detach ourselves from earthly...
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Give Lavishly

Psalm 112 says those who fear the Lord are blessed and generous. They give lavishly to the poor. I love that - give lavishly. Hasn't God given to us lavishly? Does he not lavish us with mercy and peace and forgiveness? Aren't our talents and abilities given to us so...
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Too Attached?

Like the rich man in Mark 10 we must decide who Jesus is and where He ranks in our life. We also face a decision about our possessions. Are they equally important to us as our relationship to Jesus? If so, doesn't that impair and cloud our relationship with God? Are...
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