canstockphoto0937175

Exhort One Another

I recently encountered this important thought in my morning devotional reading and Bible study: He that reproveth a scorner getteth to himself shame: and he that rebuketh a wicked man getteth himself a blot. reprove not a scorner, lest he…
canstockphoto0385141

How to Never Be Offended

Are you easily offended? Thin-skinned? Hypersensitive? Touchy? Do you lose spiritual focus when a stranger slings a rude comment your way? Or a friend misses a planned appointment? Or a preacher mentions your pet sin? Or relatives forget…
orange-1403256_1280

Death by Orange Peel

Do you fight big battles and seem to win, but fail in the little things? That's what Bobby Leach did as a stuntman. In 1911, he became the first man ever to go over Niagra Falls. First, he enclosed himself in an 8-foot-long steel barrel,…
canstockphoto28745124

Some Family Road Trip Fun

When you take long road trips with family, especially a van full of young children, how do you fill the time? Here are some ways that we use our van time together. Some of these activities are great ways to get to know your children better,…
canstockphoto2628783

A Road Trip Prayer

Cruising along highways at 60+ miles per hour in a minivan, on a road trip with your family, presents many risks, whether driver error, other drivers, mechanical failure or inclement weather. And have you ever experienced an actual close encounter…
canstockphoto24460176

Pray for the Preaching

A pastor friend of mine, John Brackbill, recently posted on Facebook some timely quotations from his reading: "Biblical preaching has been the catalyst of every great revival in church history." @johnmacarthur "Perhaps the church today…
SHEPHERD THOUGHTS (5)

Episode 61: Who's Planning Your Family?

American society uses words like “family,” “family planning” and “family values” loosely. The plain fact is that unless God’s values constitute your family values, your family values are worthless and futile. Join Pastor Thomas…
SHEPHERD THOUGHTS (5)

Episode 60: No Matter What, the Church Continues

Why do true, Bible churches continues to exist and thrive since the first century? What are the "gates of hell" and how can they affect the church today? Join Pastor Thomas Overmiller to consider some very encouraging thoughts from Matthew 16:18…
canstockphoto6791714

Who's Planning Your Family?

American society uses words like "family," "family planning" and "family values" loosely, very loosely. Bonafide family values include far more than approving of marriage, appreciating children, giving place to quality time, looking forward…