October 6, 2021

Characteristics of a Growing Church

Phenomenal growth characterized the early church. Starting with about 3000 conversions on Pentecost Day (Acts 2:41), it wasn’t long until the number of men reached 5000 […]
July 7, 2021

Is Consistency Important for the Christian?

  Ask any motivational life coach if consistency is important for success and you’ll get an astounding “Yes!”. To be consistent means to fully dedicate yourself […]
June 23, 2021

In Pursuit of The Good Life 

I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and […]
June 16, 2021

Missing Out

    It seems that there are at least three books bearing the title The Joy of Missing Out. One is subtitled Live More by Doing […]
June 14, 2021

What is Truth?

  Truth. In Greek the word for “truth” is alētheia (ah-lāy-thē-uh). As a rule, truth is unchanging. If something is true it will be true till […]
June 9, 2021

From the Desk of Terry Rikard

   Epictetus once said, “It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.”    The greatest thing a Christian can do […]
June 7, 2021

Is Worship Entertaining?

  Recently I had a discussion with a friend about the music where I attend worship services. “I could never go there,” she said “without a […]
June 2, 2021

The Power Of Our Silent Influence

On a recent beautiful warm Saturday morning, a Christian friend and I were having breakfast at a local restaurant. At a nearby table, we noticed a […]
May 26, 2021

Things About Heaven

What causes a person to board a plane, train, ship or auto and head ou t to a distant vacation destination? Escape, to get away from […]