Martin Luther on Trial

Follow Us The last day of this month marks the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther nailing his 95 Thesis to the door of the Catholic church in Wittenburg, Germany.  This led to the Great Protestant Reformation and changed the face of Christendom forever.  We’ll...

“Choice” by EZ Zwayne

Follow Us Our friend EZ Zwayne, president of Living Waters Ministry (www.livingwaters.com), presents a thought-provoking spoken word message on the choice that is faced when an unexpected pregnancy occurs.  Take a minute and watch this.  Be ready to tell of the...

Halloween Baggage?

Follow Us Halloween carries a lot of baggage. It is a very popular day (and now a season) that has become a very lucrative, commercially successful part of our culture. What is unfortunate is that Christians have allowed themselves to be caught up in a lot of...

Why the Cradle, Cross & Crown?

Follow Us The cradle, cross, and crown are all Chrismons.  Chrismons are symbols that represent something about Jesus Christ or the Christian faith. The term Chrismon comes from the Latin phrase “Christi monogramma,” which translates as “monogram of Christ.” There are...

Why Do We Call it Labor Day?

Follow Us Since the word labor means to work, it seems odd to call a national holiday “work day.”  The day is actually meant to be a break, or a rest, from one’s work. It’s also to be a day in which we acknowledge and honor those in the American workforce....

In Case You Missed It: Summer 2017

Follow Us As summer draws to a close, we’re entering into the time when creation begins its cycle of rest.  The green trees and bushes  begin to change to an autumn palette of vibrant color.  Flowers bow their “heads” and grass slows its growth. The lazy, hazy, crazy,...

Is the Monkey at Your Gate?

Follow Us We’ve all heard the saying, “the monkey on your back.”  It refers to a very burdensome nuisance that one has to deal with or just endure.  It can be things such as a boss who micromanages everything, a bad habit that’s difficult to overcome, or even an...

Give Me a Hand

Follow Us “Give Me A Hand.” — We’ve all heard that phrase.  And I would venture to say that everyone uses that phrase at one time or another.  “Give me a hand…” has two very common meanings. It can be a request to receive a helping hand (asking...

Where is Your Shelter in the Storm?

Follow Us When days are difficult and times are tough, it can feel like the winds of November are beating down our doors.  Where do we find shelter from the storms of life? Is there a refuge for the weary, a healing for the broken hearted, and a comfort for the...

Will the Sun Come Out Tomorrow?

Follow Us “Tomorrow,” he promised his conscience… Tomorrow is only a day away, but the real question is what will it bring?  Will the sun come out tomorrow?  That’s a question that will remind many of a popular song from the musical “Annie” in 1977, title...

24 Reasons Why I Love America, by John Wayne

Follow Us Watch as John Wayne presents 24 reasons why we should love our country. Always remember the grace God has given to our country and the true reason for our HOPE — Jesus! About John Wayne: John Wayne (May 26, 1907 – June 11, 1979) was a 20th...

Cancer Hope: I Am Not Afraid

Follow Us Cancer Hope: PC + PC = AG I’ll tell you what that equation means, but first I want to share an event that many people would consider NOT PC, not politically correct.  However, anyone who belongs to the Lord Jesus Christ will find this totally PC, or...

We Will Remember

Follow Us Memorial Day:  a day on which those who died in active military service are remembered. Traditionally observed on May 30, but now officially observed on the last Monday in May. Let us never forget, let us always remember, those who gave their lives in...

Sometimes He Calms the Storm

Follow Us “In God is my salvation and my glory; the rock of my strength, and my refuge, is in God” (Psalm 62:7 – NKJV) This week Pastor Chuck wrote about an old hymn that so beautifully spoke of the refuge we have in Christ in times of trials, tribulation, pain, and...

When God Says “No”

Follow Us I asked God to take away my pride, and God said “NO.” He said it was not for Him to take away, but for me to give up. I asked God to make my handicapped child whole, and God said “NO.” He said her spirit is whole, her body is only...

Because He Rose: Amazing Grace!

Follow Us Rejoicing with you at this special time of year, when we remember the life, death, burial and resurrection of our Lord and Saviour, and the life, and the hope, we have in Him. Wishing you a Happy Easter  from Reasons for Hope* Jesus If you have enjoyed our...