Category Archives: Trusting God

The Devil’s Turf

We’re living here on the devil’s turf. (1) Sport teams frequently name their stadium, arena, court, or field, after a local hero.  We have: Lambeau Field for Packers Coach Curly Lambeau; Wrigley Field for Cubs owner William Wrigley, Jr.; The Dean Dome for UNC … Continue reading

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God’s Trip to Somewhere Else

Faith never knows where it is being led. (1) This may be our biggest problem with faith, not knowing where it will lead us. While I permit my wife, my administrative assistant, and God to add things to my daily calendar. … Continue reading

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God Speaking to Us Through Circumstances

Today’s post are my preaching notes for my sermon at Kishwaukee Community Church.  If you are at Kishwaukee today, you may follow these notes as I preach.  If you are not at Kishwaukee today, click here to go to our  website on Monday … Continue reading

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What is your experience of God’s grace?

It seemed like a simple enough question, but I was clueless as to how to answer.  I was 22, had grown up in the church, and was at Princeton Seminary preparing for ministry. It was a question which I had … Continue reading

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The Master’s Servant

You are slaves of the one whom you obey Romans 6:16 We are all slaves either by choice or by default. You have either chosen your Master or been chosen by a Master. I have chosen to write a Daily … Continue reading

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Living Above Circumstances

Never live above your means!  Always live above your circumstances! When I took a month long mission trip to Malawi, called the Warm Heart of Africa, I encountered the happiest people I had ever met. Malawi is one of the 10 poorest … Continue reading

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You are NO god

Most people desire a god who will give them only what they want.  They want a small god! Why limit God to your desires? Many people say to God: “God, be me!  Do what I want, approve what I approve, like … Continue reading

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