The Value of Treasure

Not long ago, I read an online article about children’s toy collectibles. The article stated that if you were lucky enough to own certain toys from particular time periods, you could be sitting on a […]

Check Your Facts

Anyone who knows me knows that I love genealogy. Some might even say that I’m obsessed with it. But, I don’t know, there’s just something about digging around in old records and history that is […]

Is God Happy with His Living Space?

Recently in one of my Small Group discussions we discussed the fact that our body is God’s property and that we are the dwelling place of the Holy Spirit. (1 Corinthians 6:19; 1 Corinthians 3:16-17). […]

Is God still tasty?

Anyone who knows me knows that I love my dehydrator. I haven’t met a fruit or vegetable or applesauce yet that won’t find its way upon my trays. There’s nothing quite like those dried fruits […]

True Identity

Last October, we were blessed to have a Leadership Conference at our Vineyard with a special appearance by Phil Strout – Our National Director of Vineyard USA. He is an excellent speaker and I immediately […]

Am I Selfish?

Many of us are making resolutions this month related to reading the Bible. There are so many options today to accomplish this. You can pick up a Bible and read it the old fashioned way. […]

Be Quiet and Wait

All of us have lived long enough to know what a broken heart feels like; we understand the feeling when disappoint pounds loudly on our door;  we realize the great sorrow it is to say […]

God’s Presence

I marvel at God’s goodness towards me and at times I am overwhelmed by the outpouring of his love that is expressed in his presence. Recently at small group we sang the song “More than […]

How I Wait

How does one “wait on the Lord”?   Isaiah 40:31 says that, those who wait on the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not […]

Why I Wait?

Psalm 5:3, In the morning, oh Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait in expectation. (NIV)   Most days, I wake up around the same time.  […]