Nehemiah: Dedicated to God

Nehemiah: Dedicated to God

(Nehemiah 7:1-3 & 8:1-12) “Success is about dedication. You may not be where you want to be or do what you want to do when you’re on the journey, but you’ve got to be willing to have vision and foresight that leads you to an incredible end.” –Usher...

DISCIPLESHIP

Follow, Learning, Loving & Teaching “Christianity without the living Christ is inevitably Christianity without discipleship, and Christianity without discipleship is always Christianity without Christ”. -Dietrich Bonhoeffer (The Cost of Discipleship) I’ve often...
Nehemiah: Intimidation and Success

Nehemiah: Intimidation and Success

What does it take to be successful? Here’s a definition I like from author and motivational speaker Jack Canfield: “Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them. They stay focused on their past successes rather than their...
Nehemiah 5: Social Justice

Nehemiah 5: Social Justice

Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other’s welfare, social justice can never be attained. -Helen Keller What is the moral and ethical responsibility of the Christian regarding the less fortunate? Is it...
Revelation 101

Revelation 101

This has been quite a ride—finding Jesus in the Book of Revelation at the Lubbock Seventh-day Adventist Church each evening for this one-week intensive! One thing that has become obvious is that Jesus wants to be in a covenant relationship with us! It usually comes in...
Revelation 101

Revelation 101

Revelation begins: “The revelation of Jesus Christ.,” but after that most people hardly find Jesus at all. What comes to mind for most people is beasts, persecution, plagues, a lake of fire, Babylon, 666, and a dragon. Oh sure, it ends with a wonderful New Jerusalem,...