Not by might…

  …"not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit says the Lord"  (Zechariah 4:6)   To all of our friends and family,   We have no other way to communicate with all of you in a timely manner that which has occurred in our lives, so we...

Beware, lest you forget…

How easy we forget…When we become comfortable, when life gets easy, we get complacent and forget. When we get busy, managing our lives and schedules, keeping up with all the demands of the day, we forget. The Bible makes clear, we can never forget.   Deuteronomy...

New Year, Clear Focus

I have been encouraged by some to put this sermon online.  This sermon was a vision casting sermon for the church, setting the direction and priorities for the year.  We are focusing on discipleship and I could not be more excited.  I am providing a...

The end of a thing…

Ecc 7;8 reads, “the end of a thing is better than it’s beginning”-  We have been known to quote this verse often in the Martin house in an effort to complete a task, finish the job, not skip over last details, etc.  We probably say it so much because we know it is our...