The Light of Christ Journey

Encouraging people on their journey with Christ

Recently we moved to a different community and it took teamwork to make that possible. It would have been almost impossible to move by ourselves, but with teamwork it became very manageable. Some people packed boxes, some carried boxes to the truck, others put the boxes in the right place in the truck. Finally, another …

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I remember reading a quote from an unknown author that said, “The same sun that bakes clay melts ice.” For some people the Holy Spirit melts them and their heart are open, and they are teachable for all that God has for them. They are good soil for God’s work and His word. Others have …

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Ask yourself: what makes one person sensitive and caring, and another harsh and insensitive when both have grown up in the same environment? Has anyone cared for you in your time of need or have you cared for another person in their time of difficulty? I remember when we lived in Fort Wayne, Indiana and our …

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How do I respond when I am attacked because of my faith in Jesus? Do I respond in kind like the world? Do I get in an escalating argument? Is it possible to argue someone into heaven? What would Jesus do? Paul and Silas had been telling others about Jesus in the Jewish Synagogue and …

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Have you ever been touched by God’s grace, which is His undeserved love? If you have, how did that change your life? How did that change the way you viewed God? My mother had an expression, “You get a lot further with honey than vinegar.” The Apostle Paul writes in Romans 2:4Don’t you see how …

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Have you ever been jealous of another person’s success? How did that affect you? How did that cloud your thinking about that person? The Apostle Paul encountered that jealousy of the Jews when numerous Gentiles began to place their faith in Jesus. Some of the Jews were so jealous that it clouded their thinking. Their …

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Have you ever considered an accountability partner? Each month I meet on the phone with another pastor for one hour, which I have done for the past nine years. I send him a detailed report prior to our meeting each month which summarizes all that I am doing in my life and ministry. It is …

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