Category Archives: Service

Seek the Good of Others

Nobody should seek his own good, but the good of others. 1 Corinthians 10:24 Since my diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, I have participated in two 18 month clinical trials for promising Alzheimer’s drugs. These trials were conducted at the … Continue reading

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None of Us Lives for Ourselves Alone

For none of us lives for ourselves alone, and none of us dies for ourselves alone. Romans 14:7 One of my favorite devotional books is My Utmost For His Highest written by Oswald Chambers. For many years while working as … Continue reading

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Loving My Neighbor as Myself

The commandments, “Do not commit adultery,” “Do not murder,” “Do not steal,” “Do not covet,” and whatever other commandment there may be, are summed up in this one rule: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” Love does no harm to its … Continue reading

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Spiritual Act of Worship

Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God – this is your spiritual act of worship. Romans 12:1 Do you ever have days when you just … Continue reading

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Devoted Servants of God

Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in brotherly love. Honor one another above yourselves. Romans 12:9–10 After my diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, a member of my church … Continue reading

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More than Conquerors

As it is written: “For your sake we face death all day long; we are considered as sheep to be slaughtered.” No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. Romans 8:36–37 I recently … Continue reading

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Bearing Fruit

They will still bear fruit in old age, they will stay fresh and green, proclaiming, “The Lord is upright; he is my rock, and there is no wickedness in him.” Psalm 92:14-15 Today’s passage from the Psalms reminds us that … Continue reading

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A Man After God’s Own Heart

May he give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed. Psalm 20:4 Today’s passage from the Psalms is a very profound petition when prayed with a Godly heart. This prayer beseeches God to give you … Continue reading

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God Keeps My Lamp Burning

You, O Lord, keep my lamp burning; my God turns my darkness into light. With your help I can advance against a troop; with my God I can scale a wall. Psalm 18:28-29 Yesterday was our church’s food pantry distribution … Continue reading

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Diligent to the Very End

God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them. We want each of you to show this same diligence to the … Continue reading

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