Category Archives: Encouragement

The Security of the Believer


From studying the Bible and contemplating the issue of salvation it is easy to conclude two things;

1) Every true believer (one who is abiding in Christ) is eternally secure.

2) Every nonbeliever (one who is not abiding in Christ) is eternally lost.
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Freedom from Condemnation


There is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. Continue reading

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Hanging on by a silver thread


Life has taught me that leaders are held in place by other peoples trust or fear. Continue reading

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Life’s Mountain Trails


Hope is the confident expectation of what God has promised and its strength is in His faithfulness. Continue reading

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Devoted Christians


    The service on Sept 8, 2019 was in honor of Dorothy Jacobs. A long time member of First Baptist Church in Sigourney, Iowa. Dorothy passed away at the age of 97. This message is about four attributes of … Continue reading

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All are not welcome.


It bothers me to see churches advertising “All are welcome.” It simply isn’t true! What about the person looking to disrupt church service? Those seeking to push an ungodly agenda? Someone seeking to harm those gathered to worship? The pedophile … Continue reading

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Discouraged (1 Kings 19)


The world is loud so we may think to do God’s work we must be louder. Continue reading

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Turning 50


The world has changed a lot since 1969. America was far from perfect. The streets were never really safe growing up. We played in them anyway. Something we did have that seems to be getting lost is dialogue. Continue reading

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Good news, maybe…


Right now I do not feel qualified to lead a church. Maybe God was waiting for me to get out of the way so He can lead me. Continue reading

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Born Crippled


We are all born crippled by sin and need the healing touch of Jesus. Continue reading

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