Do We Have Enough? Is It Sufficient?

Guest post by Mary Sparks, Pastor’s wife, Hope Baptist Church, Joplin, MO Sufficient? While pondering on the phrase “God’s grace is sufficient” my mind kept wondering …is it really? What is sufficient?  Is it “just enough” to meet your need?  Is it a “little more” to meet your need and… Continue reading »

Gain Greatly by Turning Grumbling to Gratitude

*Updated!  Originally posted in January of 2010. Have you ever had one of those days that absolutely nothing went right and you thought to yourself, “I should have just stayed in bed?” Perhaps you muddled on through the day responding to others with the shortest answers possible because you just… Continue reading »

The 10 Second Prayer

Do you know that each prayer doesn’t have to be an hour long? Or even 10 minutes long?  We’re to pray without ceasing. (I Thessalonians 5:17)  So how can one pray without stopping and still get all their daily tasks done? Sometimes we have days that are so busy that… Continue reading »

50 Reasons Why God is So Wonderful

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by your problems?  I know I do at times.  Sadly, I have to admit that there are even occasions when I allow Satan to feed me his contaminating lies, and I start to feel hopeless of muddling through life.   Gloom and doom are Satan’s dirty… Continue reading »

New Words Will Be Spoken Today…. How Will You Use Them?

Each day is, in fact, a new gift…it’s another day that the Lord has mercifully let us wake up to see.  With our new day comes new opportunities.  New words will be spoken.  The important question is, will our words be acceptable in the sight of the Lord?  If He… Continue reading »

Happy New Year: A New Beginning

Guest post by Kathy McCullough, Pastor’s Wife, Hillcrest Bible Baptist Church, Arkansas City, Kansas Happy New Year Let me be one of the first to say it, “HAPPY NEW YEAR,”  since it is already 2016 or it will be here VERY soon.  I don’t know about you, but I did LOVE 2015! When… Continue reading »

Does Your Faith Include Secure Sheep Assurance?

My sheep hear my voice John 10:27, 28 kjv #sheep #security #bibleverses

  I love this verse! God included it in His Word especially for me and for YOU! Sheep need to be lead and constantly watched over; they depend on a shepherd to meet all their needs. But I REALLY love theses verses because we see Christ’s love and assurance —… Continue reading »

How to Get Past the Hurdles

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you Jeremiah 29 11 - birds on tree branch image

If you’ve ever been on a really rough road trip (you know — one that everything seemed to go wrong), then you also know how sweet and good it feels to have FINALLY arrived “safe and sound” and all in one peace… and the RELIEF you feel of finally getting… Continue reading »

Do You Have Two Identities? Matthew 16:15

by Kathy McCullough, Pastor’s Wife; Kansas Matthew 16:15, “He sayeth unto them, But whom say ye that I am?” Recently, I had some huge problems with my phone.Because of these problems, I had my phone number changed three times in two weeks!! It all began when my phone quit working…. Continue reading »

Thoughts of Peace to Give Us an Expected End – Jeremiah 29:11

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end. ~ Jeremiah 29:11 Before I went off to Bible college a lady made me an embroidery stitched picture with the verse Jeremiah 29:11.  Sadly,… Continue reading »