Author: Steve

“Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” (1 Thessalonians 5:18)

Podcast 136: Thanks Giving And Giving Thanks

       “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)        “Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the…

I know of nothing else I desire more, when setting out to work with God, than His blessing. You can have the best business plan and be very diligent in applying all the biblical principles we have studied, but God’s blessing is what you must have to succeed.

Podcast 135: The Blessing Of God

       “The blessing of the LORD makes rich, and he adds no sorrow with it.” (Proverbs 10:22) I know of nothing else I desire more, when setting out to work with God, than His blessing. You can have the best business plan and…

Working 6 days is an exhortation to diligence, resting for one day, as God did, is a prescription for sanity.

Podcast 134: A Day Of Rest

       “On the seventh day God finished his work that he had done, and he rested on the seventh day from all his work that he had done. So God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it God rested…

I heard a young man speak about the parable of the sower(recorded in Matthew, Mark, Luke) at our local prayer breakfast. He noted we often focus on the soil when we read the words of Jesus, but his attention had been drawn to meditate on the sower.

Faithful Sowers

I heard a young man speak about the parable of the sower(recorded in Matthew, Mark, Luke) at our local men’s prayer breakfast. He noted we often focus on the soil when we read the words of Jesus, but his attention had been drawn to meditate…

There is merit in working with one’s hands. “Aspire to live quietly, and to mind your own affairs, and to work with your hands, as we instructed you, so that you may walk properly before outsiders and be dependent on no one.” (1 Thessalonians 4:11-12)

Podcast 133: Dirty Hands

       There is merit in working with one’s hands. “Aspire to live quietly, and to mind your own affairs, and to work with your hands, as we instructed you, so that you may walk properly before outsiders and be dependent on no one.”…

When it comes to entering into a partnership with an unbeliever, my advice is to avoid it all costs.

Podcast 132: Yoked

       As Christians, we are living for Christ. When it comes to entering into a partnership with an unbeliever, my advice is to avoid it all costs. This alliance will not work. We are living for different gods. I would also suggest that…

To co-sign means to sign along with someone else. The contract will now have two signatures, yours and your friend’s. By cosigning you and your friend are committing to pay back the loan with interest. Learn more by listening to this podcast episode.

Podcast 131: Guard Your Signature

       To co-sign means to sign along with someone else. The contract will now have two signatures, yours and your friend’s. By cosigning you and your friend are committing to pay back the loan with interest. The reason your friend is asking you…

In place of shortcuts to have our needs met, consider many of the scriptures in Proverbs that magnify diligence and warn against laziness.

Podcast 130: Standing Before Kings

       In place of shortcuts to have our needs met, consider many of the scriptures in Proverbs that magnify diligence and warn against laziness.       “A slack hand causes poverty, but the hand of the diligent makes rich. He who gathers…

Be wary of “get rich quick” schemes. If they seem too good to be true, they probably are.

Podcast 129: Becoming Rich Quickly

       “Whoever hastens to be rich will not go unpunished” (Proverbs 28:20b). Be wary of “get rich quick” schemes. If they seem too good to be true, they probably are.       Be more concerned with the condition of your heart if…

If you have heard me speak since 2013, you know how John 15:9-12 has transformed my life. The truth that God loves and likes me is revealed in verse 9, “As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you.” Verse 12 provides a vision for how I am to love my family, as He has loved me. “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.”

Life, Hope, and Love through Death

If you have heard me speak since 2013, you know how John 15:9-12 has transformed my life. The truth that God loves and likes me is revealed in verse 9, “As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you.” Verse 12 provides a…