The Importance of Church Attendance

The Importance of Church Attendance

All Of Us Have Our Place If you were to suffer the loss of a body part, you would no doubt be sorely affected.  Over time, you would learn to adjust to the loss – maybe you would learn new ways of doing things, of living – but somewhere along the way, you would come to a point of acceptance.  You may never be sincerely happy about the loss, but you would eventually continue on with your life. The same is true of a family.  God's family, in particular.  In … continue »

Making Prayer a Priority

Making Prayer a Priority

We make time for a lot of things in our lives, but how much of it do we really set aside for prayer?  When we wake up in the morning, do we remember to thank God for allowing us to see this new day?  When we sit down for a meal, do we take a moment to thank Him for it?  When struggles come, do we consider Him and ask for … continue »

Is It Right To Judge Others? Learning To Love Our Neighbors

Is It Right To Judge Others? Learning To Love Our Neighbors

There is a verse in the Bible with which many people, both Christians and non-Christians alike, are very familiar.  It's one of those scriptures that has been used, reused, and abused – more often than not, by those who have the hope of lifting themselves up while condemning others.  Yet, even so, The Lord's words in Matthew 7:1 … continue »

Change Your Focus, Change Your Life

Change Your Focus, Change Your Life

Negative thoughts seem to strike everyone, but when you're focused on more positive, God-approved things, the not so positive thoughts tend to become non-existent. The most important way of all for help in changing one's focus to "happier" thoughts is through prayer.  It's really sad how often we have to be reminded of this.  … continue »