Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective. James 5:16 (NIV)

As a husband I have, occasionally, found myself the object of anger or frustration without knowing exac...

Sportsmanship and easygoing methods are all right, but it is the prospect of a hot fight that brings out the crowds. -  John McGraw

“We need to get there at least an hour before they open the doors.”

“I know,” I told my wife, “I’m hurrying.”

Although we were over an hour...

February 27, 2019

The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending, then having the two as close together as possible. - George Burns

As a pastor, I understand the importance of the economy of words; I think that most pastor’s do. We realize that we only have a l...

February 20, 2019

If you claim to be a follower of Christ, I encourage you to consider your present commitment to a local church. – David Platt.

Have you considered how important, and biblical, is our commitment to a local church? The local church is the place where the individual Christ...

November 8, 2018

If you don’t know when and how to speak, you lose your voice before you reach the floor. – Rev Dr. Deirdre Brower-Latz (Principle, Nazarene Theological College, Manchester)

Every one of us has a voice. That is, we each have a unique story or experience that can be share...

October 4, 2018

I'd rather have ten people that want God than 10,000 people who want to play church. – Leonard Ravenhill

October has been celebrated as Pastor Appreciation Month since 1992. During that time, churches and congregants will show their appreciation for their clergy through...

August 9, 2018

When Jill was first introduced to Jack, she knew something was missing in her life. Everything about him and everything that she had heard about him seemed to be exactly what she needed. Soon enough, she responded to his calls, and before she knew it, she had given her...

I am the LORD your God. Consecrate yourselves therefore, and be holy, for I am holy. Leviticus 11:44a (NASB)

Holiness is the core value of the Nazarene church that is most often met with resistance and criticism, not just in the Nazarene church, but in all the Christian...

April 13, 2018

For most of my life, I thought that the most important activity for a Christian was to attend church or mass on Sundays. I’m not sure if I was just ignorant of what everyone else knew, or if this was the common mentality. To be honest, I kind of thought that going to c...

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