When the Foundations are being Destroyed

When the Foundations are being Destroyed

In the Lord I take refuge. How then can you say to me: “Flee like a bird to your mountain. For look, the wicked bend their bows; they set their arrows against the strings to shoot from the shadows at the upright in heart. When the foundations are being destroyed, what can the righteous do?” […]

The Strategy of Legacy

The Strategy of Legacy

“This is what the Lord of Armies, the God of Israel, says: ‘Jonadab son of Rechab will never fail to have a man to stand before me always.’” (Jeremiah 35:19) Years ago, Stephen Covey wrote a book describing habits of successful people. Habit number two is “begin with the end in mind.” To accomplish anything […]

Being Faithful

Being Faithful

“This is what the Lord of Armies, the God of Israel, says: ‘Jonadab son of Rechab will never fail to have a man to stand before me always.’” (Jeremiah 35:19, CSB) Two weeks ago, we read the story of Jonadab and his descendants. They believed God’s word and built their lives on the solid foundation […]

Ordinary: The New Radical

Ordinary: The New Radical

After he left there, he came upon Jehonadab son of Recab, who was on his way to meet him. Jehu greeted him and said, “Are you in accord with me, as I am with you?” “I am,” Jehonadab answered. “If so,” said Jehu, “give me your hand.” So he did, and Jehu helped him up […]

Hamburgers and Friends

I want to take a short break from our weekly look at the book of Acts and talk about the sermon topic from Sunday: heritage.  I think the idea of passing on a godly heritage has been on my mind more lately because my wife and I have a son who is a senior in […]