Who Are You Following?

 So Peter turned around and saw the disciple Jesus loved following them. That disciple was the one who had leaned back against Jesus at the supper and asked, “Lord, who is the one that’s going to betray You?” When Peter saw him, he said to Jesus, “Lord—what about him?” “If I want him to remain until... Continue Reading →


Labor & Delivery

Read: Genesis 1:1-2 Psalm 139:13-16 Romans 6:4 There seem to be times in one’s life where it is impossible not to think about the miracle of life, one's own mortality, and eternity. One of those times for me was the recent birth of my daughter Karli Marie. In the hours leading up to her birth... Continue Reading →

The Power of P.R.A.Y.E.R

But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be provided for you. Matthew 6:33(HCSB)     Matthew 6:33 is a verse that one will hear quoted many times during their time at Cookeville Rescue Mission. But what does it take to seek God? Simply put, one of the main... Continue Reading →

What is Consuming You?

They will consume your harvest and your food. They will consume your sons and your daughters. They will consume your flocks and your herds. They will consume your vines and your fig trees. They will destroy with the sword your fortified cities in which you trust. Jeremiah 5:17 (HCSB)   Hello all! I’m sorry that I... Continue Reading →

H.O.P.E in the Struggle

Hello all, sorry I have not published anything for the last couple of weeks. There is a lot of change happening at the Mission lately. God is up to some big things at Cookeville Rescue Mission (CRM). However, God’s big happenings begin with small changes. These small changes take place one after another building up... Continue Reading →

How Do We Worship?

And Jesus answered him, “It is written: Worship the Lord your God, and serve Him only.” Luke 4:8 (HCSB) Have you ever stopped to think what the word worship really means? Most of us already have a picture of worship looks like. For most, that picture is going to “worship service” at church. This might include... Continue Reading →

The Choice is Yours

I call heaven and earth as witnesses against you today that I have set before you life and death, blessing and curse. Choose life so that you and your descendants may live. Deuteronomy 30:19 (HCSB) When I read this verse, I am reminded of an old George Jones lyric, “Living and dying by the choices we... Continue Reading →

Are You Plugged In?

24 And let us watch out for one another to provoke love and good works, 25 not neglecting to gather together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging each other, and all the more as you see the day approaching. Hebrews 10:24-25 (CSB) There are three reasons I hear every time someone returns to the... Continue Reading →

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