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    The Weekly PowerBreak – Keep The List Short”

    Posted on July 16, 2018

    When it comes to confessing your sin to God, it’s best to keep the list short; otherwise you bring great sorrow on yourself as you give God the cold shoulder. Just ask David how keeping silent about sin worked out in his life.

    Psalm 32:1–5 (ESV) — 1 Blessed is the one whose transgression is […]


    The Weekly Powerbreak – “Content But Not Complacent”

    Posted on July 9, 2018

    We’ve had the privilege over the past year of getting to know a young professional baseball player. Being drafted right out of high school and sent to our town to train, his parents made sure he was established with a local church. It’s been great for the church and for my wife and me to […]


    The Weekly PowerBreak – “Cowardly Communication”

    Posted on July 2, 2018

    If you ride a bicycle, you’ve no doubt experienced the guy in the car who passes while yelling obscenities and other verbiage to let you know how he feels about your riding on his road and causing him to slow down. If you get on Facebook, you can’t help but notice how many people are […]


    The Weekly PowerBreak – “An Observation Of Faithfulness”

    Posted on June 25, 2018

    1 Peter 4:10 (ESV) — 10 As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace:

    The Bible is clear that God brings us salvation not so we have a ticket punched for heaven and our place in life is to just sit back and await […]


    The Weekly PowerBreak – “Divine Gentleness”

    Posted on June 18, 2018

    When you think of the Sovereign God who created the heavens and the earth and Who rules all things by His power and for His glory, you may not be prone to think of His gentleness. His gentle side, however, points to a source of great blessing for us and a mark to which He […]


    The Weekly PowerBreak – “The Trap Of Fear”

    Posted on June 4, 2018

    Have you ever noticed how enticing fear can be? Just watch the “teaser” they give in the midst of the news report before they go to a break. You will be given a snippet of a story that induces a bit of fear because the producers know you will stay tuned because there is something […]


    The Weekly PowerBreak – “Consistent and Persistent”

    Posted on May 28, 2018

    It’s pretty easy to see the value in being persistent in life. Too many people are not tenacious in the way they approach life and wonder why good things seem to never come their way. Of course, there are other factors which play into every circumstance in life but we’d all agree that if we […]


    The Weekly PowerBreak – “Joy and Enthusiasm”

    Posted on May 21, 2018

    When is the last time you thought about approaching your day with joy and enthusiasm? We are prone to express joy and enthusiasm when things go according to plan, when we accomplish our goals, or feel good.

    God expects us to approach life and serve Him with joy and enthusiasm.

    Psalms 100:2 (English Standard Version) […]


    The Weekly PowerBreak – “Outdoing One Another”

    Posted on May 14, 2018

    Sometimes the dog eat dog world of life brings us to the point of exhaustion and we just want to sit back and be served. And some people approach serving the Lord Jesus Christ in that manner. People shop for a church as they would shop for a car, looking for the best deal. And […]


    The Weekly PowerBreak – “What is your excuse?”

    Posted on May 7, 2018

    John Calvin noted our minds are idol factories as we tend to allow ourselves to be controlled by just about anything and everything that comes along. In addition, our minds are also factories of excuses.

    Have you ever noticed how easily excuses flow into your mind? Athletes have this problem before a race or before […]