The Light of Christ Journey

Encouraging people on their journey with Christ

On a mission trip in Russia, I heard the testimony of six men. It was a story of how faith and obedience will transform your life. All had been far from God, but each had someone praying for them. Each had tried to live life in their own way but were never satisfied. They all …

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I believe every parent wants good things for their children. Parents will make great sacrifices for their children because they love them. Where does the desire for good things come from? Where does this sense of sacrifice for your children originate from? It comes from God’s desire for you! Parents want good things for their …

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We often hear about the mercy of God, but what does that mean? One definition of mercy is: “leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency in authority.”[1] Cain had killed his brother and when the Lord confronted him with his sin, he did not admit what he had done. God knew …

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Admitting I am wrong is hard. Have you ever had to swallow your pride and admit you were wrong? James 5:16Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed.[1] Confession is powerful and often brings healing to the situation. God did not design us to carry the …

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A friend and his wife were overjoyed when they brought their firstborn home from the hospital. They had great expectations for this child. Then tragedy struck. The child died from sudden infant death syndrome. The parents and family were devastated. They could choose to be bitter or better. This couple turned to the Lord for …

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I like stories of individuals who are being an overcomer. These stories are motivational and faith building. I met a pastor in Russia a few years ago who was jailed for a period of time because he passed out Christian tracts about Jesus. That experience did not stop him but helped build his resolve to …

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Have you ever been humbled by a life experience? In high school, I made a desk in woodworking class. It was full of mistakes and lacked good workmanship. I didn’t know as much as I thought I did, and it was humbling. Humility leads to being teachable. The next semester I was much more open …

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The most important aspect of any person is faith in the Jesus. Be assured, faith in the Lord makes a difference. Have you placed your faith in Jesus as your Savior or are you struggling with that? What does the Bible tell us about the importance of faith?  Hebrews 11:6And it is impossible to please …

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