Posts By: Michael Giacomoni

12/09/2017

Michael Giacomoni   We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain, where our forerunner, Jesus, has entered on our behalf. Hebrew 6:19-20 I actually have a part of this verse tattooed on my arm. I remember the first time I read this… Read more »

11/30/2017

Michael Giacomoni Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change. James 1:17 (ESV) Seeing that Thanksgiving was last week, I think it’s always a good practice to take an account for what God has given us. It’s… Read more »

11/24/2017

Michael Giacomoni I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day—and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his… Read more »

10/31/2017

Michael Giacomoni Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Matthew 11:28 These last couple weeks have been EXHAUSTING for me. I’ve been going non-stop, and frankly I feel kind of burnt out. When that happens, I get lazy with a lot of things. I’m not as… Read more »

10/26/2017

Michael Giacomoni As we enter into this series about worship, I have been thinking a lot about the reasons I don’t always worship from a genuine place. I think part of it is due to some ideas that I bought into as a young Christian. For some reason, I had this idea in my head… Read more »

10/21/2017

Michael Giacomoni As they were walking along the road, someone said to him, “I will follow you wherever you go.” Jesus said to him, “Foxes have dens and the birds in the sky have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head.” Jesus said to another, “Follow me.” But he replied, “Lord, first let… Read more »

10/10/2017

Michael Giacomoni Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth! Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing! Know that the Lord, he is God! It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise! Give thanks to him; bless his name!… Read more »

10/07/2017

Michael Giacomoni For in him all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell, and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether on earth or in heaven, making peace by the blood of his cross. And you, who once were alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil deeds, he has now reconciled in… Read more »

09/26/2017

Michael Giacomoni And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. And awe came upon every soul, and many wonders and signs were being done through the apostles. And all who believed were together and had all things in common. And they were selling their… Read more »

09/12/2017

Michael Giacomoni You shall have no other gods before me. Exodus 20:3 I’ve been thinking about this verse a lot since Pastor Matthew’s message on Sunday. Whenever I read this verse, I conjure up images of people worshipping other gods through other religions, or the Israelites bowing down to a golden calf, and while this… Read more »

08/26/2017

Michael Giacomoni There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. Galatians 3:28 It’s no secret that America seems more and more like a divided nation with every day that passes, and that can be discouraging. With that being said,… Read more »

08/18/2017

Michael Giacomoni Know therefore that the Lord your God is God, the faithful God who keeps covenant and steadfast love with those who love him and keep his commandments, to a thousand generations. Deuteronomy 7:9 When I was a kid, I dedicated my life to the Lord countless times. I walked up for every altar… Read more »

08/03/2017

Michael Giacomoni Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. Ephesians 4:32 (NIV) Lately I have noticed myself getting frustrated with people a lot easier. I feel like my patience has worn thin, and things that I used to ignore drive me crazy. I can also… Read more »

07/28/2017

Michael Giacomoni For God is Spirit, so those who worship him must worship in spirit and in truth. John 4:24 (NLT) I have spent the last couple of weeks at Teen Missions in Florida with our LCC youth kids, and I have to say it was incredible! I had the privilege of seeing God not… Read more »

07/08/2017

  Michael Giacomoni Simon Peter answered him, “Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life, and we have believed, and have come to know, that you are the Holy One of God.” John 6:68-69 I want to live my life with Simon Peter’s statement at the end of John 6… Read more »

06/30/2017

Michael Giacomoni “Is anyone still alive from Saul’s family? If so, I want to show God’s kindness to them.” Ziba replied, “Yes, one of Jonathan’s sons is still alive. He is crippled in both feet.” “Where is he?” the king asked. “In Lo-debar,” Ziba told him, “at the home of Makir son of Ammiel.” So… Read more »

06/23/2017

Michael Giacomoni Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. Romans 12:9-10 This passage above describes some of the marks of being a true Christian. I have been doing a lot of self-evaluation lately, and this has been… Read more »

06/16/2017

Michael Giacomoni I had the opportunity to go and see one of my all-time favorite bands in concert this week, and it was awesome. There is something amazing about hearing the songs you grew up listening to played live. As the band played these songs, you could tell that they were leaving everything they had… Read more »

06/10/2017

  In the Bible there is one story that we see over and over again told with different characters and from different perspectives. It’s the story of God’s people leaving Him only to have Him welcome us back with open arms. We see it in the prodigal son parable and we see it here with… Read more »

06/02/2017

Michael Giacomoni I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world. John 16:33 (ESV)   When tragedy happens, all too often I run to fear. Last week, we saw a terrible attack at a concert… Read more »

05/20/2017

Michael Giacomoni   “For one will scarcely die for a righteous person—though perhaps for a good person one would dare even to die— but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Since, therefore, we have now been justified by his blood, much more shall we… Read more »

05/10/2017

Michael Giacomoni Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. Matthew 11:28-29 Sometimes when I read the Bible (especially… Read more »

05/01/2017

Michael Giacomoni A Living Sacrifice Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then… Read more »

04/22/2017

Michael Giacomoni   I will extol you, my God and King, and bless your name forever and ever. Every day I will bless you and praise your name forever and ever. Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised, and his greatness is unsearchable. One generation shall commend your works to another, and shall declare your mighty… Read more »

04/07/2017

Then the LORD said to me, “Go and love your wife again, even though she commits adultery with another lover. This will illustrate that the LORD still loves Israel, even though the people have turned to other gods and love to worship them.” Hosea 3:1 NLT In the Bible there is one story that we… Read more »

03/23/2017

DEVO-WEB

Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content. I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and hunger, abundance and need. I can do… Read more »

03/17/2017

DEVO-WEB

And he said, “There was a man who had two sons. And the younger of them said to his father, ‘Father, give me the share of property that is coming to me.’ And he divided his property between them. Not many days later, the younger son gathered all he had and took a journey into a far country, and there… Read more »

03/04/2017

DEVO-WEB

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set… Read more »

02/24/2017

DEVO-WEB

3 Trust in the Lord, and do good;     dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness. 4 Delight yourself in the Lord,     and he will give you the desires of your heart. 5 Commit your way to the Lord;     trust in him, and he will act. 6 He will bring forth your righteousness as the light,     and your justice as the noonday. Psalm 37 My… Read more »

02/09/2017

DEVO-WEB

Have you not known? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He does not faint or grow weary; his understanding is unsearchable. He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength. Even youths shall faint and be weary, and young… Read more »

02/04/2017

DEVO-WEB

“I once thought these things were valuable, but now I consider them worthless because of what Christ has done. Yes, everything else is worthless when compared with the infinite value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have discarded everything else, counting it all as garbage, so that I could gain Christ… Read more »

01/20/2017

DEVO-WEB

If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. First Corinthians 13:1 It’s no secret that our country is divided right now. It’s impossible not to watch the news, log onto a social media platform, or even go to a social… Read more »

01/14/2017

DEVO-WEB

“O LORD, you have examined my heart and know everything about me. You know when I sit down or stand up. You know my thoughts even when I’m far away. You see me when I travel and when I rest at home. You know everything I do. You know what I am going to say… Read more »

12/23/2016

DEVO-WEB

“God blesses those who patiently endure testing and temptation. Afterward they will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him. And remember, when you are being tempted, do not say, “God is tempting me.” God is never tempted to do wrong, and he never tempts anyone else. Temptation comes… Read more »

12/15/2016

DEVO-WEB

“Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everyone. If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. Do not take revenge, my dear friends, but leave room for Godʼs wrath, for it is written: “It is mine… Read more »

11/29/2016

DEVO-WEB

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change. James 1:17 (ESV) With Thanksgiving falling this week, I think it’s always a good practice to take an account for what God has given you. It’s my… Read more »

11/25/2016

DEVO-WEB

Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Matthew 11:28 (NIV) This is a verse I often look to in my life. As we all know, the only consistent thing in life is inconsistency. We go through highs and lows, mountains and valleys, joy and pain, and… Read more »

11/17/2016

DEVO-WEB

“Is anyone still alive from Saul’s family? If so, I want to show God’s kindness to them.” Ziba replied, “Yes, one of Jonathan’s sons is still alive. He is crippled in both feet.” “Where is he?” the king asked. “In Lo-debar,” Ziba told him, “at the home of Makir son of Ammiel.” So David sent… Read more »

11/10/2016

DEVO-WEB

As they were walking along the road, someone said to him, “I will follow you wherever you go.” Jesus said to him, “Foxes have dens and the birds in the sky have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head.” Jesus said to another, “Follow me.” But he replied, “Lord, first let me go… Read more »

11/05/2016

DEVO-WEB

For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved. As Scripture says, “Anyone who believes in him will never be put to shame.” For there is no difference between Jew and Gentile—the same Lord is Lord of all… Read more »

10/24/2016

DEVO-WEB

And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near. Hebrews 10:24-25 (ESV) I’ve always maintained that there is a reason that Jesus had… Read more »

10/16/2016

DEVO-WEB

For in him all the fullness of God was pleased to dwell, and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether on earth or in heaven, making peace by the blood of his cross. And you, who once were alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil deeds, he has now reconciled in his body… Read more »

10/03/2016

DEVO-WEB

Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.  1 Corinthians 13:4-7… Read more »

09/30/2016

DEVO-WEB

What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin that grace may abound? By no means! How can we who died to sin still live in it? Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? We were buried therefore with him by baptism… Read more »

09/18/2016

DEVO-WEB

Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. 1 John 4:8 ESV The greatest gift God could have possibly given us was Jesus. I think there are two reasons why that gift was so special. First, because Jesus lived, died, and rose again, He gave every person the opportunity to… Read more »

09/10/2016

DEVO-WEB

“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather… Read more »

08/26/2016

DEVO-WEB

Then the king called Ziba, Saul’s servant, and said to him, “All that belonged to Saul and to all his house I have given to your master’s grandson. And you and your sons and your servants shall till the land for him and shall bring in the produce, that your master’s grandson may have bread… Read more »

08/18/2016

DEVO-WEB

And David said longingly, “Oh, that someone would give me water to drink from the well of Bethlehem that is by the gate!” Then the three mighty men broke through the camp of the Philistines and drew water out of the well of Bethlehem that was by the gate and carried and brought it to… Read more »

08/11/2016

DEVO-WEB

Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will. Romans 12:2 When I was in Bible College, we talked about something called the “3 B’s.” The… Read more »

08/05/2016

DEVO-WEB

Remember that the Lord will reward each one of us for the good we do, whether we are slaves or free. Ephesians 6:8 This passage has always been fascinating to me because at first glance it seems to be promote slavery. Paul is writing about how slaves should treat their masters and how masters should… Read more »

07/29/2016

DEVO-WEB

But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when… Read more »

07/21/2016

DEVO-WEB

I lift up my eyes to the mountains—where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth. He will not let your foot slip—he who watches over you will not slumber; indeed, he who watches over Israel will neither slumber nor sleep. The Lord watches over you—the… Read more »

07/09/2016

DEVO-WEB

God showed how much he loved us by sending his one and only Son into the world so that we might have eternal life through him. This is real love—not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as a sacrifice to take away our sins. Dear friends, since God… Read more »

06/24/2016

DEVO-WEB

In Luke 15:3-7, Jesus tells this story: “If a man has a hundred sheep and one of them gets lost, what will he do? Won’t he leave the ninety-nine others in the wilderness and go to search for the one that is lost until he finds it? And when he has found it, he will… Read more »

6/13/2016

If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have… Read more »

06/11/2016

DEVO-WEB

Now an expert in religious law stood up to test Jesus, saying, “Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” He said to him, “What is written in the law? How do you understand it?” The expert answered, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your strength, and with… Read more »

06/04/2016

DEVO-WEB

“That is why I tell you not to worry about everyday life—whether you have enough food and drink, or enough clothes to wear. Isn’t life more than food, and your body more than clothing?  Look at the birds. They don’t plant or harvest or store food in barns, for your heavenly Father feeds them. And… Read more »

06/02/2016

DEVO-WEB

“To illustrate the point further, Jesus told them this story: “A man had two sons. The younger son told his father, ‘I want my share of your estate now before you die.’ So his father agreed to divide his wealth between his sons. “A few days later this younger son packed all his belongings and… Read more »

05/06/2016

DEVO-WEB

“Now when people take an oath, they call on someone greater than themselves to hold them to it. And without any question that oath is binding. God also bound himself with an oath, so that those who received the promise could be perfectly sure that he would never change his mind. So God has given… Read more »

04/30/2016

DEVO-WEB

“The Lord gave this message to Jonah son of Amittai: “Get up and go to the great city of Nineveh. Announce my judgment against it because I have seen how wicked its people are.” But Jonah got up and went in the opposite direction to get away from the Lord. He went down to the… Read more »

04/11/2016

DEVO-WEB

“I can’t stand your religious meetings.     I’m fed up with your festivals and conventions. I want nothing to do with your religion projects,     your pretentious slogans and goals. I’m sick of your fund-raising schemes,     your public relations and image making. I’ve had all I can take of your noisy… Read more »

04/04/2016

DEVO-WEB

“For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved. For the Scripture says, “Everyone who believes in him will not be put to shame.” For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek; for the same Lord is Lord of all, bestowing his riches on all who call on him. For “everyone… Read more »

03/25/2016

DEVO-WEB

“At that time Jesus declared, “I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things from the wise and understanding and revealed them to little children; yes, Father, for such was your gracious will. All things have been handed over to me by my Father, and no one knows the… Read more »

03/19/2016

DEVO-WEB

“For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength. Even so, you have done well to share with me in my present difficulty.” Philippians 4:13,14 This might be one of the most quoted verses of all time, and to be honest, it bothered me for a very long time. When I first read… Read more »

03/10/2016

DEVO-WEB

“Then Jesus told this story to some who had great confidence in their own righteousness and scorned everyone else: “Two men went to the Temple to pray. One was a Pharisee, and the other was a despised tax collector. The Pharisee stood by himself and prayed this prayer: ‘I thank you, God, that I am… Read more »

02/27/2016

Saturday

“Soon a Samaritan woman came to draw water, and Jesus said to her, “Please give me a drink.” He was alone at the time because his disciples had gone into the village to buy some food. The woman was surprised, for Jews refuse to have anything to do with Samaritans. She said to Jesus, “You… Read more »

02/20/2016

Saturday

“He told them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field” Luke 10:2   When I was in high school I played in a band called “The Harvesters” and the name was inspired by this Bible passage. We had grand… Read more »

02/12/2016

Friday

9 Meanwhile, Saul was uttering threats with every breath and was eager to kill the Lord’s followers.[a] So he went to the high priest. 2 He requested letters addressed to the synagogues in Damascus, asking for their cooperation in the arrest of any followers of the Way he found there. He wanted to bring them—both… Read more »

02/01/2016

Monday

Jesus entered Jericho and made his way through the town. There was a man there named Zacchaeus. He was the chief tax collector in the region and had become very rich. He tried to get a look at Jesus, but he was too short to see over the crowd. So he ran ahead and climbed… Read more »

01/27/2016

Wednesday

In the Bible there is one story that we see over and over again told with different characters and from different perspectives. It’s the story of God’s people leaving Him only to have Him welcome us back with open arms. We see it in the prodigal son parable and we see it here with Hosea… Read more »

01/22/2016

Friday

3“Is anyone still alive from Saul’s family? If so, I want to show God’s kindness to them.” Ziba replied, “Yes, one of Jonathan’s sons is still alive. He is crippled in both feet.” 4 “Where is he?” the king asked. “In Lo-debar,” Ziba told him, “at the home of Makir son of Ammiel.” 5 So… Read more »

01/04/2016

Monday

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self control. Galatians 5:22   Growing up I frequently remember hearing that assuring voice in my head telling me, “Michael, this is stupid”.  I Always seemed to find myself in one crazy situation after another.  Time and time again… Read more »

12/31/2015

Thurday

No test or temptation that comes your way is beyond the course of what others have had to face. All you need to remember is that God will never let you down; he’ll never let you be pushed past your limit; he’ll always be there to help you come through it. 1 Corinthians 10:13  … Read more »

12/24/2015

Thurday

6 When we were utterly helpless, Christ came at just the right time and died for us sinners. 7 Now, most people would not be willing to die for an upright person, though someone might perhaps be willing to die for a person who is especially good. 8 But God showed his great love for… Read more »

12/06/2015

Sunday

20 I tell you the truth, you will weep and mourn over what is going to happen to me, but the world will rejoice. You will grieve, but your grief will suddenly turn to wonderful joy. 21 It will be like a woman suffering the pains of labor. When her child is born, her anguish… Read more »

11/18/2015

Wednesday

13 Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.” 14 Jesus replied, “Man, who appointed me a judge or an arbiter between you?” 15 Then he said to them, “Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance of possessions.” … Read more »

11/07/2015

Saturday

  1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, 2 looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy… Read more »

10/20/2015

Tuesday

Breakdown   “And it shall be, when the LORD brings you into the land of the Canaanites, as He swore to you and your fathers, and gives it to you, that you shall set apart to the LORD all that open the womb, that is, every firstborn that comes from an animal which you have; the males shall be the LORD’s. But… Read more »

10/19/2015

Monday

Context “And when in time to come your son asks you, ‘What does this mean?’ you shall say to him, ‘By a strong hand the Lord brought us out of Egypt, from the house of slavery.” Exodus 13:14 In Exodus Chapter 13, we find a list of rules and requirements God Is giving to the… Read more »

10/03/2015

Saturday

10 For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved. 11 As Scripture says, “Anyone who believes in him will never be put to shame.”12 For there is no difference between Jew and Gentile—the same Lord is Lord… Read more »

09/23/2015

Wednesday

Remember that the Lord will reward each one of us for the good we do, whether we are slaves or free. Ephesians 6:8   This passage has always been fascinating to me because at first glance it seems to be promote slavery. Paul here is writing about how slaves should treat their masters and how… Read more »

09/12/2015

Saturday

  So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female created them. And God blessed them. And God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds… Read more »

08/22/2015

Saturday

57 As they were walking along the road, someone said to him, “I will follow you wherever you go.”58 Jesus said to him, “Foxes have dens and the birds in the sky have nests, but the Son of Man has no place to lay his head.”59 Jesus said to another, “Follow me.”But he replied, “Lord,… Read more »

08/10/2015

Monday

25 Now an expert in religious law stood up to test Jesus, saying, “Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?”26 He said to him, “What is written in the law? How do you understand it?”27 The expert answered, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all… Read more »

08/07/2015

Friday

17 Then the seventy-two returned with joy, saying, “Lord, even the demons submit to us in your name!”18 So he said to them, “I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven. 19 Look, I have given you authority to tread on snakes and scorpions and on the full force of the enemy, and nothing will… Read more »

07/29/2015

Wednesday

  For no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit. 2 Peter 1:21 Prophecy has always freaked me out.  In my first year of college I had a guy come up to me at a worship night and say,… Read more »

07/20/2015

Monday

And he said to them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore, pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.” Luke 10:2 When I was in high school I played in a band called “The Harvesters,” and the name was inspired by this bible passage…. Read more »

06/30/2015

Tuesday

  But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self control. Galatians 5:22 Growing up I frequently remember hearing that assuring voice in my head telling me, “Michael, this is stupid”.  I Always seemed to find myself in one crazy situation after another.  Time and time again… Read more »

06/27/14

Saturday

No test or temptation that comes your way is beyond the course of what others have had to face. All you need to remember is that God will never let you down; he’ll never let you be pushed past your limit; he’ll always be there to help you come through it. 1 Corinthians 10:13 I… Read more »

06/17/15

Wednesday

Singing contest shows are always heartbreakingly funny to me, because when you tune in to one of those shows you never know what you will get. You might catch one amazingly talented musician sharing their gift with the world. On the other hand you might catch someone wearing a crazy costume singing a goofy rendition… Read more »

06/08/15

Monday

The idea of the Holy Spirit scared me for a very long time.  Whenever I heard a pastor speak on the Holy Spirit, I always conjured up images in my mind of Benny Hinn hitting people with his suitcoat as people passed out in the aisles.  I thought about the old “swinging from the chandeliers”-type… Read more »