Author: Ron Heisey

Don’t Die with Your Music Still in You

There are no average persons reading this blog. Because every one of us has a gift, aspecial talent or ability that God has placed in us. We might say that gift is “your music,” and that’s what I would like to talk about. The Apostle Paul spoke on a number of occasions about gifts. In 1 Corinthi

About Spiritual Integrity

Bill is tired. And not just physically tired—although that too—but mentally, emotionally, morally, and spiritually tired. He is exhausted by the pace of the "me, now, fast," virtual reality, real time, online culture we have created. In fact, we have created a culture which requires more energy tha

Hang on for One More Day…

Do you want to know God intimately and walk with him like Enoch? Would you like to have the faith of Abraham? How about the zeal of Paul? What about the radiant beauty of Esther or the bravery and leadership qualities of Deborah? Do you want to be humble like Mary? Though these heroes of the faith

Fit for the Fight

I’ve always been a big fan of the Navy Seals. From raw recruits the SEAL team members evolve into possibly the most elite fighting force in the world. They train relentlessly, push the limits of physical, mental, and emotional endurance and, in the process, form bonds that last a lifetime. There is

Apologetics – Defending Your Faith

In a poignant scene from the movie Courageous, Nathan gives David an explanation of his faith. He was having a gut-wrenching painful discussion with David, and he was able to pivot to a testimony about God’s justice, mercy, and forgiveness and explain that in God’s eyes we are all sinners, but

Avoiding Burnout

The Christian journey is a lifetime one. The journey is long and has its ups and downs. It requires perseverance, patience, and discipline. The Apostle Paul wrote in 1 Corinthians 9:24-27: “Don’t you know that the runners in a stadium all race, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way

Be Careful Where You Pitch Your Tent

Be Careful Where You Pitch Your Tent Be careful where you pitch your tent. If you are careless when deciding where you will pitch your tent, lots of bad things can happen. Rain can cause a flash flood which can wash you and your tent away. You could pitch it on top of an anthill and spend the ni

Lord, Where’s My Cave??

How many of us have ever been inside a cave? There are many sizes and styles of caves; they can be beautiful, scary, breath-taking, and awe-inspiring. If you do a little bit of research, you will discover that people use caves for any number of things: for protection, for shelter, for warmth, and f

A Greatness that Descends

This week’s blog is submitted in remembrance of a dear friend of mine who succumbed to ALS. Dan was a true man of God and is missed by many whose lives he touched. Ron Heisey A Greatness that Descends We were in the middle of a Sunday evening service when a drunk stumbled into the church.

Why do we make goals?

We need goals, dreams, and we also need game plans for attaining them. Once we know those, we can determine the daily steps we can take to move us forward toward their completion. We measure often and adjust where necessary. Did you know that when NASA sent the Apollo mission to the moon, it was of