Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Godly Man’s Picture – Thomas Watson

A taste as I open this book, The Godly Man’s Picture by Thomas Watson, he captures me with his brief note,  “To the Reader” …Oh, that all into whose hands this book shall providentially come, may be so enamoured with piety as … Continue reading

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Are You Always the Hero of Your Stories? – Ordinary Pastor blog

Whether it’s for prescribed use or preventive use, this is good medicine to take now and again… Are You Always the Hero of Your Stories? Several years back I experienced one of those “ah-ha” moments. My wife and I were … Continue reading

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Do you have an ‘Al Johnson’?

Do you have an Al Johnson?  Do you have a true brother who sets aside himself… his concerns… his sinful challenges… his agenda… his pains and struggles………….. to listen and carefully admonish, rebuke, speak truth… speak the Word of God … Continue reading

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Watch and Pray – O Happy Day

I read this quote earlier today and was reminded again of the simple truths I often neglect in diligently guarding my heart. This pastor, J. C. Ryle, could go so deep into the truth of God’s word and yet he doesn’t seem to … Continue reading

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I like Facebook, but…

Do you find that FB provokes the tongue, not to meanness or hostility perhaps… but maybe to pretense and facade? 

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Sovereign Over Us – Aaron Keyes

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When the Darkness Presses In… God Moves in A Mysterious Way

God moves in a mysterious way His wonders to perform; He plants His footsteps in the sea And rides upon the storm. I write with a clear picture before me of a friend who is not doing well.  I also … Continue reading

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