Posts from February 2022

Posts from February 2022

FEBRUARY 23, 2022

Dear Friends, Do you want to live a life that is pleasing to God?  Do you hope to one day hear Jesus say to you “well done, good and faithful servant?” I presume the answer is yes.  Let me tell you where to start.  You start with faith.  Specifically, you start by believing that God exists.  That He is.  That He created the universe and everything in it and that He sustains it by His mighty power and in wisdom.  It has to…

FEBRUARY 16, 2022

Dear Friends, If you ever find yourself in Nashville on a Monday night, you owe it to yourself to see if the Time Jumpers happen to be playing at Third and Lindsley.  Most Monday nights, they’re there, putting on a wonderful two hour show of the best in Western Swing music.  The Time Jumpers are the best of the best – legendary studio session players who have backed up just about everyone who has ever recorded a country album in Nashville. …

FEBRUARY 9, 2022

Dear Friends, Christianity is a revealed religion.  As Christians, what we know and believe about God and life and eternity is not something that people dreamed up a long time ago.  It’s something God has revealed to us.  Singer songwriter Rich Mullins said about our faith “It is the very truth of God and not the invention of any man…  I did not make it.  No it is making me.” The writer of Hebrews echoes that proposition in his epistle.  He…

FEBRUARY 2, 2022

Dear Friends, I received a text last week from a friend, a pastor who lives in Tennessee.  He was working on his Sunday sermon and he was stuck.  I was his “phone a friend” lifeline (sorry to use an obscure reference that will make no sense to those who weren’t watching Who Wants To Be A Millionaire two decades ago). My friend’s text for his sermon was Hebrews 6:1-6.  If it’s been a while since you read it, it’s maybe the best…