Scripture on the Walls of Your Home

I snapped this picture today. These verse cards are featured on one of the doors in our house, in a room that we all use. Sometimes other homemade verse cards appear in other places around the house - on the refrigerator, another door, or perhaps…

Noticing God

Are you a born-again Christian? If yes, then allow me to share two very important facts about your relationship with God. First, God is with you. That is what Matthew 28:20 reveals. God is with you at all times - every day, every moment.…

His Princess: Love Letters from Your King

Here's a book that I recommend for fathers with young daughters. More often than not, my daughter, Emily, and I read a letter from this book together at bedtime. This is a highlight of her day. I read the letter to her, and she reads the accompanying…

Boyhood & Beyond

This book has been on my wishlist for a while, and now I've finally added it to my bookshelf. Every Thursday morning my oldest son, Joshua, and I plan to read and discuss a new chapters together. Our first chapter this morning was already a…

Why Do You Go Places?

Kevin Miller, a pastor, asked this question on Facebook. "What makes it hard for you to serve other people?" Here are some of the answers people posted as their reasons for why it was hard to serve other people. "Serving is hard when…

Episode 11: Why Do You Go Places?

Busy days, big goals, people to meet, places to go - does this describe your life? But here is the real question, "How many people did you serve today or yesterday?" Join Pastor Thomas Overmiller to consider why Jesus came into the world…

Episode 10: The Secret to Healthy Relationships

Society in general encourages self promotion. But what does the Bible say? Is it true that you discover true joy by giving priority to the advancement of others around you, ahead of yourself? Listen along as Pastor Thomas Overmiller explains…

Through Jesus Christ Your Lord - Always

Every person is wrong because of sin and needs to be made right. Every person needs to be delivered from wrongdoing and identified entirely by the righteousness of God. This happens completely through Jesus Christ, and it becomes real for the…

Sin Exhausted Itself at the Cross

This thought captured my attention last week as I prepared an institute lecture on Romans 6:1-14. Since sin exhausted itself in bringing about death, from that point forward it is powerless to overcome new life.[1] When death unleashed the…

Episode 9: Body Parts & Christian Growth

If you are a born-again Christian, you have been changed by the incredible resurrection power of Jesus Christ. But how does this incredible reality affect your daily life? Join Pastor Thomas Overmiller as he explains from Romans 6:12-13…