When A 21st Century “Demas” Introduces Himself!

2 Timothy 4:10a. “For Demas hath forsaken me, having loved this present world,” As the Apostle Paul is giving us his “swan song” in 2 Timothy chapter 4 he mentions a casualty because of carnality, who’s name was, “Demas”. From that day to this minute, every faithful man of God knows the sting, sorrow, and…

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10 Decisions Of The Spiritual Leader

Psalms 116:9 “I will walk before the LORD in the land of the living.” A spiritual leader must live by spiritual decisions. I’m going to the let the Psalmist write the devotion today. This was a spiritual man, and he lays out for us in Psalm 116 Ten Spiritual decisions. I encourage you to read…

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A Wise Son Maketh A Glad Father

Being a Father is a big job. Having a wise child makes the job easier and more joyful. Learn how to be a wise child and make your parents glad with this advice from the Bible. Proverbs 10:1 “The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father: But a foolish son is the heaviness…

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Mindful Servants

Little things matter. Recently a nursery director received a gift bag of thanks for her service in the church. It was not much, but just a little something to say “thank you” for directing one of the most difficult ministries in a church. She later told her pastor, “I have never gotten anything like this…

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The I.F.B. That Will Keep You IFB!

II Timothy 3:14 “But continue thou in the things which thou hast learned and hast been assured of, knowing of whom thou hast learned them;”  As we read the exhortation by Paul to young Timothy we find the command to continue. In verse 13 we see that “evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and…

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New Titles From The Old Book

1 Timothy 1:15 “This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief.” A man’s title is important to him. A doctor should be called “Doctor”, a judge should be referred to as “Your Honor”, and a President should be…

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When God Drops the Mic

Deuteronomy 12:28 “Observe and hear all these words which I command thee, that it may go well with thee, and with thy children after thee for ever, when thou doest that which is good and right in the sight of the LORD thy God.” You’ve seen it, maybe a few times: the speaker speaks and…

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Just Preach Jesus!

In an era of Biblical Apostasy, a young preacher must be very careful when navigating the “Just Preach Jesus” crowd. They say a lot of spiritual things, and I must admit that at a surface glance their terminology appears to be defensible. After all, who could argue with someone who just preaches Jesus, right?  I…

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Leading By The Commandment

Throughout my teen years, I strived to learn the essence of what it meant to be a leader. I would read books about leadership, attended school trips where they spoke about leadership, and asked countless leaders countless questions. In the world, it really is hard to put a finger on what makes a man a…

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Fallen…And I Can’t Get Up

Romans 3:10 “As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one:” The Bible’s exacting description of man’s fallen nature explains the human condition and history and is one of the myriad of evidences that the Bible is the Word of God. Genesis chapter 3 explains why man is unrighteous in his nature, why…

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