Category Archives: influence

God’s Public Relations Dept. – Christian Character

A third way God “advertises” Himself to the world is through changed lives of His followers.  Of course, believers who choose to live focused upon themselves and earthly concerns are a deterrent to God’s public relations campaign.  But it must … Continue reading

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Friendly fire

“O God, it is You who knows my folly, And my wrongs are not hidden from You. May those who wait for You not be ashamed through me, O Lord God of hosts; May those who seek You not be … Continue reading

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“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly.”

Let the word of Christ richly dwell within you, with all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with thankfulness in your hearts to God.        Colossians 3:16 What is the importance … Continue reading

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Speaking truth and grace

A friend and I talked on our last visit about how important it is for us to be balanced in our relating to people, showing them both grace and truth, as Jesus did.  (John 1:14)  Applying God’s truth in our lives is … Continue reading

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Does Our Light Shine?

The Lord gave Moses and the people careful instructions as to how the 7-pronged menorah should be crafted.  (Exodus 25:31-40)  This is the lampstand that gave light to the otherwise dark, interior of the Holy Place in the Tabernacle.  It is the centerpiece of … Continue reading

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