Feeding the Spring

Will I Ever Find Happiness?

“Little children, guard yourselves from idols.” (1 John 5:21) Does the title of this article seem ill-matched with the exhortation from Pastor John in his first short letter? It would have to me before this morning’s devotion. “Their idols are silver and gold, made by human hands. They have mouths but cannot speak, eyes, but… Read more »

The Gift of Conviction!

“Thank God we can repent!” Ruben and I had been meeting to read the Bible together ever since I’d had the privilege of leading him to Jesus. “Thank you Ruben. I’ve never thought of what a blessing that is! Two short, personal repentance stories. Our new home needed a LOT of work. My wife and… Read more »

Am I in the 95%?

Take a spiritual gifts assessment for FREE at churchgrowth.org. When you’re finished, you’ll see not only your spiritual gifts but percentages of people that fall into each spiritual gift category.  You’ll also see that only about 3 1/2% of Christians who are not clergy have EVANGELISM as a spiritual gift; only about 5 1/2% of… Read more »

Value

Your value doesn’t come from your strengths, gifts, talents and abilities. It comes from how you decide to use them. The value isn’t established by how well you use them. It is established on your decision on how you will use what you have. You aren’t worth less because of any limitation you have or… Read more »