How Are We To Love?

Love is not what we think. In our society there are many definitions for love. There’s a passionate love, where our emotions go wild. There’s a familial love where we say that blood is thicker than water. There’s also a love for others, sometimes thi … [Read more...]

“The Joy of Salvation”

By Pastor Travis Lauterbauch David said, “Restore to me the joy of your salvation.” (Psalm 51:12) He had experienced some sort of angst, peril, or dare I say, dread of condemnation. Regarding this same event in life, he used more colorful des … [Read more...]

A Mother’s Love

One of the primary characteristics of a mother is a mother’s love. A mother loves her child no matter what they do. If you think about it, right from the beginning, children do nothing to deserve love. When they are in the womb they cause d … [Read more...]

Turn Your Burden into a Bridge

Burdens are a part of life. We all have our burdens to bear, no matter whether we’re rich or poor, young or old, the color of our skin, or whether we are saved or lost. Sorrow and trouble come alike to everyone, because burdens respect no one. Life p … [Read more...]

The Highness of God

Whenever we come into the presence of royalty, the usual response is, “Your Highness.” But when it comes to God, to refer to Him in this manner while right and proper seeing He is the ruler and king over the universe, it falls kind of short. God is … [Read more...]

The Christmas Sacrifice

When looking at shepherds and Magi, what we see is that they were willing to sacrifice, to pay the price to see the King. The shepherd’s sacrifice was their willingness to leave their sheep to fend for themselves while they went off to find the L … [Read more...]

The Light of Christmas

Have you noticed the closer Christmas gets, the brighter the decorations become, and that’s because the brighter and more colorful the lights are the more attention they draw. The brightest light of them all was over 2,000 years ago in Bethlehem. B … [Read more...]


Thanksgiving is the only national holiday that doesn’t commemorate someone’s birthday, an anniversary, or battle. It’s distinctive in that it’s a day set aside for America to express thanks to God.  On October 3, 1789 George Washington issued the fir … [Read more...]

Out With The Old

There’s an old saying that seems to be getting new life, “Out with the old, and in with the new.” But new things and new ways are not always better. This is also true when it comes to the new wave of spirituality that’s sweeping through our nation. … [Read more...]

There Is A Cure For The Disease Called Sin

by Travis Lauterbach The doctor says to you, “If left untreated the cancer is terminal, but this medicine gives you an excellent likelihood of survival! Christians have always used the analogy of sickness for sin. Jesus said, “It is not the h … [Read more...]