In the late 1800s, a man who had failed as an entrepreneur in the glass industry, took a job working as a lighthouse operator. As was the practice of lighthouse operators, his family moved into the lighthouse and participated in the daily tasks associated with his job. His wife, having come from high class society,…
Due to inclement weather, we had church a little different than normal. Online Worship Service
I hate change. There, I said it. If I could get away with it, I’d have a closet full of clothes that all looked the same. I’d buy enough pairs of the same type of shoe that I would never worry about buying another pair. I’d keep my schedule the same exact way every…
Once a month, I have an important meeting. It’s a meeting with the deacons and elders that I get to serve alongside of here at Howard’s Creek Church. Each time we get together, we have a meal, we study the scriptures, then we discuss the various needs and direction of the church. Most meetings last anywhere from two to four hours.
Having served in various ministry positions over the past 10 years, I can tell you that leadership meetings are not always easy.
“It’s time to put behind you all that you wished would be and look to the fact that God didn’t make a mistake when he made you. He made you for a purpose and your ‘disadvantages’ are just an opportunity for His glory to be made known through your life.”
The path to an intimate relationship with God, an understanding of His Word, and sharing the good news of the gospel isn’t a quick trip, it’s a daily journey.
Devotion is something that most people value. We want spouses that are devoted to us. We desire friends that are devoted. We especially want our children devoted to us. We even want our pets showing us loyalty and devotion.
This week, we will be examining what devoted disciples look like and what it means for us to be fully devoted to the life that we were meant to live.