Derek's Blog

Serving at the Pleasure of the Lord

What does the Lord require of a servant? Similarly, how does one go through the process of becoming someone whose service the Lord would care to use? If you have ever wondered about these questions, you are not alone. The truth is that most, if not all, believers...

Use What God Gave You

One of the biggest questions faced by humanity is “What Am I Here For?” How would you like to know what special gifts you possess? Though there are some things we simply are not gifted at, there are ways we can become effective for the Kingdom of God just by being...

Don’t Forget God

Hello friends. Here are some outline notes from my most recent sermon titled, DON’T FORGET GOD Text: Deuteronomy 8 Initial Focus Scriptures – 5Trust in the Lord with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; 6In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He...

The Proven Plan

With any destination, there is usually more than one path to getting there. Similarly, there are many possible solutions to a problem. I am sure many would appreciate having their own answers to problems validated. But if a person’s views are not in line with the Word...

Not Just a Story

At this time of year, a tradition in many homes is to read the Christmas story from Luke 2:1-20. Reading or hearing it can bring back warm memories of family and friends sitting around the house sharing good times and laughter. As I read the story again recently, I...