Showing posts from June, 2008

The Christian's response to the present US Economy!

I have just posted a 5 part series of blogs called " The Christian's response to the present US economy" on the First Baptist Church of Marion, AR website. I hope you will take time to go there and let these blogs encourage you. Here is the link:


The story is told of two farmers. Both of the farmers needed rain, so each decided to pray for God to send the rain. While praying, only one of the farmers got his fields prepared for God to send the rain. Here is the question: Which farmer do you think had faith and believed God? The obvious answer is the farmer who prepare the field had faith in God. This summer at First Baptist Church of Marion, AR we are trying to prepare the fields of our hearts, homes, and church for God to send the rains of repentance, revival, and renewal upon us. For this to happen in your life, you and I need to get ourselves ready to receive what God has for us. To do so, we need to confess any known or unknown sin in our lives. We need to make sure that Jesus is the priority of our lives and we are not being distracted by lesser things. We need to spend time in God's Word and in prayer. We need to be faithful in all things, including the little things like our attendance and tithe. My prayer is that w

FDR Leads the nation in Prayer at the beginning of D-Day!

The following prayer was prayed by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt as he leads the nation in prayer on June 6, 1944 as the Greatest Generation launched its mightiest battle of the Second World War commonly known as D-Day. As we have just celebrated Memorial Day and look toward July 4th, these words should be reminders to all believers to pray for our nation, our president, and our military personnel worldwide as they sacrifice their lives so that we might remain free and the greatest nation on earth!