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How to Flourish in Times of Despair


"Yet those who wait for the Lord will gain new strength; they will mount up with wings like eagles, they will run and not get tired, they will walk and not become weary."  Isaiah 40:31... I was praying recently and The Lord said to me, “Oh my goodness, Greg, I didn’t see this coronavirus pandemic coming.  I don’t know what to do.”  Obviously I’m being very facetious, as God is never caught off guard.  But that’s how many folk are acting.  I can understand those...
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Fear of God…or Fear of Man


In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, we are given as Christ followers and excellent opportunity to responding to crisis, fear and worry in faith, hope and love…just as our Lord did and as His Word encourages and even commands us to do! We need not fear what man (or virus) can do to us as we are certain of our lives in Christ for eternity!  That’s awesome, you say, when I’m gone from this life and move into the next.  What about here and now? ...
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The Story of Two Kingdoms Series


The Kingdom and Lordship of Christ “Temptation usually comes through a door that’s been deliberately left open.”          Scottish Theologian Arnold Glasgow (1905 – 1998) *John came up to me after a Sunday morning church service and asked if I remembered him. “Of course,” I said, “I worked for your dad one summer.” “Dad’s got late stage cancer and I’m running the company now,” he said. “So sorry to hear that.” I replied, “How can I pray for and help you?” “Can we meet?  I’m...
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Chapter 3 – Authority in God’s Covenant Order


True Authority in The Home For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body, of which he is the Savior.  - Ephesians 5:23 Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands as you do to the Lord. - Ephesians 5:22 Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.  - Ephesians 5: 21 The place where the True Authority from Christ begins is in the most intimate of relationships—marriage, family, and the home.  No wonder the...
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Why Authority? Let’s Just Love One Another


Why authority?  Because authority, rightly or wrongly expressed, affects everything else!    You’ve heard all the mantras.   “You’ll only go as far as leadership takes you.”  “The best leadership is based on persuasion.” “Leadership is everything.” We could list many more and all of them usually ring with some degree of truth or at least some evidence of worldly success. Authority is lordship.  Authority is leadership.  But what if we’re doing it all wrong?  What if we, as human beings, expressing our true human nature,...
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