Minute Messages

Standing on His Promises

We come to Christ in an hour of deep need. We realize that all the good works in the world are puny when laid before the Perfect One. So we beg for more

A Pat on the Back

How often do you see people more concerned about getting a job done right than they are about saving their necks? Too seldom, right?  But when w more

Love Covers a Multitude of Sins

If people love you at 6:00 a.m. one thing is sure. They love you! No makeup. No power tie. No status jewelry. No layers of images. Just unkempt more

Guard Your Attitude

It’s easy to forget who is the servant and who is to be served. The tool of distortion is one of Satan’s slyest.  When the focus is on yourself, more

A Voluntary Act of Gratitude

Worship happens when you are aware that what you’ve been given is far greater than what you can give. Worship is the awareness that were it not for more

Our Reluctance

Perhaps the most amazing response to God’s gift is our reluctance to accept it. We feel better if we earn it. So we create religious hoops and ho more

By Grace Through Faith

The supreme force in salvation is God’s grace. Not our works. Not our talents. Not our feelings. Not our strength. Faith is not born at t more

One Option: God

When you recognize God as Creator, you will admire Him. When you recognize His wisdom, you will learn from Him. When you discover His strength, you more


Everyone likes a list. Lists are reassuring. They comfort us. To list is to understand, solve, and even control. Moses brought a list down from t more

A Broad Picture

Would you buy a house if you were only allowed to see one of its rooms?  Would you buy a car if you saw only its tires and a taillight? Good more

Doubt Storms

Sometimes I wonder…how can our world get so chaotic? And I sometimes wonder why so many hearts have to hurt? Do you ever get doubt storms? Do you more

A Vision of the Reward

Paul said in II Corinthians 4:16-18, “We do not lose heart. . .for our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far more

Who is in Charge?

A day transporting a family from one city to another is closely akin to God transporting us from our home to his. And some of life’s stormiest more

What’s More Important?

I remember receiving an invitation to speak at a church in the Midwest. I turned it down. If I had gone, I would have had the attention of a great more

Great Opportunities

There’s only so much sand in the hourglass. Who gets it? You know what I’m talking about, don’t you? Each June I put my calendar together for more