December 16, 2019

"And when they came to Marah, they could not drink of the waters of Marah, for they were bitter; therefore the name of it was called Marah."  (Exodus 15:23)

When we come to this passage of scripture God has just delivered the children of Israel from the Egyptians and al...

December 9, 2019

There’s no way we can live sinless lives. The standard of perfection on this earth was set and achieved by only one man, Jesus Christ. Knowing that we cannot achieve sinless perfection should not discourage us from striving to sin less. There’s no way we can live a sin...

November 25, 2019

No one has ever backed into prosperity.  You can’t have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all day long. You see yesterday has passed away forever and is beyond our control.

According to Edmund Burke, “The past should be a springboard, not a hammock.”...

November 18, 2019

What is your definition of happiness? We tend to seek happiness in worldly things such as:

Pleasure - “Just let me have fun…”

Prosperity - “If only I was rich…”

Power - “I’d show him…”

Popularity - “If only everyone liked me…”

Position - “If I was the boss…”

However, if our...

November 12, 2019

“And he kneeled down, and cried with a loud voice, Lord, lay not this sin to their charge. And when he had said this, he fell asleep.” (Acts 7:60)

In chapter seven of Acts, Stephen is being stoned to death for simply proclaiming the name of Christ. As I was reading thro...

November 4, 2019

Over the past three weeks we have looked at how being available, having the right attitude, and choosing the right apparel can help us to become a rock slinger for God. David developed into the rock slinger described in the Bible because he had all three of these thing...

October 28, 2019

Over the past two weeks we have looked at how David’s availability and his attitude allowed him to be a rock slinger for God. When it came time to do something great for God, David make himself available for the task that was at hand. This was not an easy task, as a ma...

October 21, 2019

“And David put his hand in his bag, and took thence a stone, and slang it,” (1 Samuel 17:49a)

“David said moreover, The LORD that delivered me out of the paw of the lion, and the bear, he will deliver me out of the hand of this Philistine. And Saul said unto David, Go,...

October 14, 2019

“And David put his hand in his bag, and took thence a stone, and slang it,”  (1 Samuel 17:49a)

One of my favorite characters to study in the Bible is David. I believe he is one of the most practical people written about because we see all kinds of failures and accomplis...

September 30, 2019

Over the past 12 years as a pastor, and over 5 years as a chaplain for Emergency Services, I have heard this statement numerous times: “I don’t know how I am going to make it.” I’ve heard it while doing a death notification, standing beside someone as their loved one t...

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Pastor Dr. Jonathan Barker

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1053 Blevins Store Rd, Mt Airy, NC 27030, USA

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