Patience = Consistency

Patience = Consistency

“Just be patient.” If you’re like most believers, you probably cringe when you hear the word “patience.” To most Christians, being patient means gritting your teeth and hanging on by your toenails in hopes things will eventually get...
Destroy the Force of Fear

Destroy the Force of Fear

Before you read this article, I want you to stop and take a quick inventory of your life. Are there areas of it in which the devil seems to be running rampant? Are there situations that seem to be continually cursed instead of blessed? If so, the subject I’m...
What is Mercy?

What is Mercy?

It would be good for all of us to remember more regularly that if each and every one of us received what we deserved, we would be crispy critters. As the Bible makes clear, we have all sinned and fallen short of the glory of God (Romans 3:23). Our covenant with God...
Capture Your Thoughts

Capture Your Thoughts

Many people understand the need for practice in athletics and music. They even understand the need for higher education. But not many people understand the need to train your mind. Just as athletes wouldn’t know the team’s playbook without practice, your mind won’t...
Angels at Your Service

Angels at Your Service

When you think about the ministry of angels, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? Most people see them as our guardians, saving us from potential danger and even death; however, angelic ministry does not need to be relegated to the occasional salvation from...
Understanding the Gift of Faith

Understanding the Gift of Faith

A lady once said to me, “If God gives me faith, then I’ll have it. If He doesn’t, I won’t.” That may sound like a good theory, but that isn’t a correct view of faith. “But, Pastor Lynne, it says in 1 Corinthians chapter 12 that God gives certain people faith!” Yes,...