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December 31 - Reaching the Unreached

"There are 6,700 unreached people groups in the world today. That's over 3 billion individuals. That means..."

December 24 - Contemplate on Christmas

I wonder how festive it was on that first Christmas Eve. It was probably just a quiet night with Mary...

December 17 - Preventing Spiritual Ailments

It is flu season. It happens every year when some viruses spread like wildfire and so many are stricken by them.

December 10 - Real Truths

On my 30 hour car trip from Sacramento to Houston this week (I know, it was crazy), I was detoured around...

December 3 - Do Something for the Persecuted

"On a cloudy November afternoon, a North Korean soldier jumped in a truck and sped across the border into..."

November 26 - Share The Greatest News

I hope you had a great Thanksgiving and everything that came with it. It's a bit late, but I was reading about...

November 19 - Hope

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you have a wonderful week of events that will remind you of the blessings God has...

November 12 - Christmas Music

Well, it seems like I am in need of serious therapy. I heard on the news that listening to Christmas songs...

November 5 - Psalm 90:12

There are moments in life that you are just so grateful God allows you to experience. Well, I had one of those...

October 29 - Godliness With Contentment

In less than a month, our nation will once again enter into a seasonal shopping frenzy. On the day after...

October 22 - Stand Strong

In case you didn't know it, this year marks the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Historians...

October 15 - God Is There

For anyone who has traveled internationally, you know how difficult a long trip on an airplane can be.

October 8 - Diasters and Our Response

Here's a headline from USA today this week, "Storms, earthquakes, North Korea and now the Las Vegas...

October 1 - Passion

Anyone that knows me knows that I love football. I think it's the greatest game ever invented and it's...

September 24 - God's Plan For Us

It is Autumn 2017! Time really has flown by so quickly. We are already getting ready for Thanksgiving and...

September 17 - Shine The Light

Many years ago I took a group of teens backpacking in the Catskill Mountains. It was late autumn and...

September 10 - Here To Help

I can almost not believe that as I write this, another hurricane is heading towards the United States.

August 27 - God Always Has Something Better

As I am writing, this I am watching the weather channel about Harvey. It is now a Tropical Depression...

August 20 - Pray for Our Youth and Educators

What a busy couple of weeks we have been in! Everybody is getting ready for "back to school" moments.

August 13 - Good and Worthwhile

I can't believe when we arrived back to Houston this past week, we thought, "Wow, it's so cool here."

August 6 - Everyday

Can you believe it is August already? Summer is starting to end. Students are getting ready to go back...

July 30 - Family

Just this week I had a chance to visit with someone and he showed me a portrait of his very large family.

July 23 - 94%

Did you know that 94% of Christians in America made their decision for Christ before the age of 18?

July 16 - Count Your Blessings

So this week we had a water main break and water was lost for a few days. By God's grace and the efforts...

July 9 - Care For Others

This week North Korea test fired successfully an ICBM capable of carrying a nuclear warhead to the USA.

July 2 - Invite Someone

In two days, our nation will celebrate its 241st birthday. It's a nice time to spend with family and friends...

June 25 - Hurt Together

I received an invitation this week for an event hosted by Elijah Rising; the Houston based Christian...

June 18 - Spiritual Issues

I received an invitation this week for an event hosted by Elijah Rising; the Houston based Christian...

June 11 - The Body

I have never in my life had a massage before. I never liked watching others get them, never wanted...

June 4 - Shine The Light

On our recent trip to Ukraine with a member of our Missions team, we had a discussion about the safety...

May 28 - Thank You For Freedom

Memorials are very special. They represent some of the most important events of our lives. Sometime they...

May 21 - To Serve and Protect

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation designating May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day...

May 14 - Thank You Mothers

Happy Mother's day! When it comes to observance, there is no other day that is as important for the folks...

May 7 - Joy From the Inside

As I am writing this, our beloved Houston Rockets just lost badly to the hated rival...

April 30 - "Remain in Me"

I have been doing some research on termites this week. Living in Houston will require some ...

April 23 = Be The Best Reason

Have you ever felt pressured to do something you don't want to do? Maybe you went to a...

April 16 - More Than A Nice Holiday

I am celebrating today the 47th Easter as a child of God. Each and every Resurrection Sunday I am overwhelmed...

April 9 - Serving One Another

It is so good to be back home and worshipping with our church family again. Thank you all for praying for us.

April 2 - Romans 8:28

On our way to Ukraine this Monday, we ran into a rough day. It began with our 747 jet pulling back to the gate...

March 26 - Grow Good Things

Last month I took down our Mexican fan palm tree. Nine years ago when we first moved to our home, it was a...

March 19 - A "Christian" Act

I want to personally thank each and every one in our Sunday school classes who were so generous in helping...

March 12 - Be A Human Flashlight

I just installed a couple of new lights in my garage. Wow! It seems like an amazingly new room. I found...

March 5 - Fast Food Church

I am completely sick of eating Whoppers. I may never go back to Burger King again. Last week Barb went...

February 26 - Our Joy

Can you believe it, this Wednesday is officially the start of Lent. In case you don't know what that is...

February 19 - Fill Our MindsFebruary 19

The wonderful Christian writer C.S. Lewis wrote his novel "The Screwtape Letters" which was published in...

February 12 - Valued

I am a number "6". What does that mean? Well, if you are running a race and came in 6th with a field of 7...

February 5 - Super

Once again, we come to that all important national holiday... Super Bowl Sunday! I checked back the last...

January 29 - Lives Guided by God

Happy New Year! At CBC we have to say this 2 times every year. The first time on January 1st, and the second...

January 22 - Encourage One Another

Do you know what this is? For those of you who are not very good at math like me, this is the formula...

January 15 - Pray for Our Teens

Last week as I prepared my message from Philippians on "Finding Joy," I did research on topics from Greek...

January 8 - Bless Others

This is my New Year's verse the Lord has given to me. It is a promise from God that his hand of blessings...

January 1 - Live For God

January 1, 2017. Wow, it seems only yesterday it was 2016 ... oh, it actually was. Well, it is time for...


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