Daily Service: Prodigal

I am a prodigal. My thanks to those who looked for my return. Pray for the prodigals in your life. Call them back to the loving arms of Jesus. Read Luke 15:11-32 if you don’t recognize it.  Pray for the brethren that have left… Continue Reading “Daily Service: Prodigal”

Daily Service: We will stand together!

Updated for Volume 13 I had this song on my heart today as I watched more “race” violence rage across the screen.  I am going to ask you today, if you call on Jesus, understand that God is about loving people, not hating people. … Continue Reading “Daily Service: We will stand together!”

Daily Service: Diligently

Updated for Volume 13 Seek the Lord and his blessings diligently dil′i·gent·ly adv. Synonyms: diligent, industrious, conscientious, assiduous, sedulousThese adjectives suggest steady attention and effort that is undertaken to accomplish something. Diligent connotes steady, meticulous attention to an ongoing job or task: “[They] have won international renown for their diligent efforts to track down software bugs” (Hiawatha Bray).Industrious implies energetic and productive application, often to a large or important endeavor: “Madison’s and Jefferson’s vision of an agrarian republic made up largely of industrious farmers who marketed their burgeoning surpluses abroad” (Drew R. McCoy).Conscientious carries with it the implication of energetic attentiveness springing from dutifulness or a sense of responsibility: “a studious, conscientious public servant authentically dedicated to improving the welfare of his fellow human beings” (Randall Bennett Woods).Assiduous and the less common sedulous emphasize untiring exertion and an earnestness of purpose: “How do Olympians acquire [talent]? Were they born with it, or did they develop it through assiduous practice?” (Steve Olson).“the sedulous pursuit of legal and moral principles” (Ernest van den Haag). Mark 5:21-34 (ESV) And when Jesus had crossed again in the boat to the other side, a great crowd gathered about him, and he was beside the sea. Then came one… Continue Reading “Daily Service: Diligently”

Daily Service: Bleed the Same

Can we please stop the Racism thing? Cut yourself, cut me; we bleed the same! Toby Mac/Mandisa/Kirk Franklin Why are we divided? Why are societies, churches, families fractured and disputed over the tone of our skin. When we are divided against ourselves, we are… Continue Reading “Daily Service: Bleed the Same”

Daily Service: The long view

Daily Service: The Long view Isaiah 60:1-3 (ESV) Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD has risen upon you. For behold, darkness shall cover the earth, and thick darkness the peoples; but the LORD will arise upon you,… Continue Reading “Daily Service: The long view”

Daily Service: when good people do nothing

When Good People Do Nothing – Proverbs 24:11-12; Mark 10:46-49 January 9, 2017|By Jesse Campbell|Posted Under: Adults· Blog· Students· Young Adults It started so elegantly but it ended up looking like the keystone cops taking over Christmas Eve. Gavin, the pastor was perplexed when he looked out among the… Continue Reading “Daily Service: when good people do nothing”

Daily Service: Be vigilant

Updated for Volume 13 A dear family friend asked for my advice and I will not go into details. Suffice it to say that she came to me before anything bad happened. This woman is like an older sister to me and my wife’s… Continue Reading “Daily Service: Be vigilant”

Daily Service: Selfless or Selfish? (Whose side are you on?)

Updated for Daily Service 13 I have done several posts now on selfless versus selfish and the point has been made. Let’s just take it a step further. If you are a Christian (follower of Christ) you should have figured out that Christ was… Continue Reading “Daily Service: Selfless or Selfish? (Whose side are you on?)”

Daily Service: Enlarge

Updated for volume 12 Today’s word: Enlarge. This is not about building you up, it is about enlarging your influence to bring others to Christ. Do not forget HE>i. Exodus 34:24 (ESV) For I will cast out nations before you and enlarge your borders;… Continue Reading “Daily Service: Enlarge”

Daily Service: GO AND SIN NO MORE

From Daily Service I No stone to Throw John 8:2-11 NKJV Now early in the morning He came again into the temple, and all the people came to Him; and He sat down and taught them. Then the scribes and Pharisees brought to Him… Continue Reading “Daily Service: GO AND SIN NO MORE”