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Starting Small

Have you recently considered reaching out to the poor but  have no idea where to start?  The following are a few ideas on how to begin: Cup of cold water – Whether you live in a warm or cold climate water is always a necessity. You can keep a 6, 12 or 24 pack of bottled…

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The Power of Love

We’ve seen in the scriptures that a Peaceful Heart leads to a healthy body. Colossians 3 says that we are to set our sights and focus on the things of heaven which will take our focus off the things of the earth which allows us to let the peace of God rule our hearts. What’s…

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Love Your Neighbor – GO

Recently I’ve been  thinking about the new Pokemon phenomenon where gamers all around the world capture creatures and use them to battle against one another. What is amazing to me about this game is in order to find them you have to GO to certain destinations where the Pokemon creatures can be found. It’s not…

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Let It Shine!

I have many wonderful memories as a child, but there is one in particular that I have been thinking about lately. I remember going to our Lutheran church every Sunday with my Dad. Both of us sang in the choir. We even recorded an album titled: Mt. Calvary Sings. It was truly an experience I…

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Shoes for Her Feet

As we serve meals to our friends at 320 North Street every Saturday in Daytona Beach, I meet women from all walks of life. Every now and then I connect with them, look them in the eyes and smile. Some choose to not look up for fear of being judged, but when they do lift their…

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Jimmy

“Jimmy” Years ago, I met a young man named Jimmy. He was probably the most negative person I had ever met. Very few people could even tolerate being around him, including my wife. Whenever he would stop by the house, she would have to leave or go into another room. But it was through my…

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6 Things Jesus says all Christians Do

Have you ever really looked at a sheep and a goat? As I’ve taken time to think about it I have discovered they have some similarities and some differences. If mixed together and from a distance they can look more similar than not. I began thinking about this when reading Jesus teaching in Matthew 25:31-46…

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Legacy House Benefit Concert for Age Out Foster Girls

  Livingsong has partnered with the Legacy House to hold a benefit concert for our local age-out foster girls, Wednesday April 20th, 7pm at the Ormond Beach Performing Arts Center! All are invited, tickets will be $7 and all proceeds will benefit the Legacy House.* During this concert we will worship together as well as hear…

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How to Be Free from the Painful Affects of Others & Unforgiveness

Because we live in a world surrounded by people, we are going to encounter their humanness. Everyone has been created with a brain, feelings and emotions, and because we live with, and work with others we will feel the affects of not only their good days, we will also experience and sometimes become victims of…

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Where Are You God?

Have you ever said, “Where are you God?!” I have.  I’ve read many verses in the Bible regarding prayer and answered prayer and it is clear to me that Love is connected to answered prayer.  We know that God loves us, but the connection I’m referring to is our love for others. In one passage…

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