Building Blocks (Part 8)

My father in law served as an assistant fire chief during his career in Northern California. I am always intrigued with the many stories that he has shared with me. From massive building fires to forest fires, he has fought them all. What I found interesting was that there was a method to putting out…

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Building Blocks (Part 5)

Have you ever met someone who is like way too joyful? You know, the person who literally always has a smile on their face? The person who is always upbeat and never has a bad day? Sometimes those people are too much to handle. However, that person most likely is full of joy, not just…

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Building Blocks (Part 4)

What is a true test of love? Valentine’s Day is just a month away and with it comes chocolate, flowers, and even a nice dinner. I’m sure my wife would love all those things. However, when it comes to building blocks in the Christian life, we must have a love for the church. How exactly…

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Building Blocks (Part 3)

Have you ever been to a nursery? Not the one with screaming children, but one with thousands of plants? We have a nursery right in front of our house and it is huge! I often wonder how much water and plant food they go through each week. All of those plants need water, nutrients, and…

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Building Blocks (Part 2)

I recently heard a preacher ask, “If you were arrested for being a Christian, would there be enough evidence to convict you?” That question made me think. You cannot earn your salvation by works. However, your works and lifestyle can verify if you are truly saved or not. A person who has truly been born…

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Building Blocks (Part 1)

Have you ever wondered how some Christians have remained faithful for many decades? Some of the most influential men in my life have all been saved for well over twenty years. So how does someone keep the course for so many years? Every Christian is either in a state of spiritual building or stagnation. Those…

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