Memorial Day

Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation's service. Memorial Day was officially proclaimed on 5 May 1868 by General John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, and was first observed on 30 May 1868, when flowers were placed on... Continue Reading →

Resting with God

Today's passage reading comes from Hebrews 4:1-11    We all have sought out rest and we have all fallen short of the kind of rest only Christ can offer.  I am reminded of this daily.  I seek rest from work, from bills, from stress, from temptation, the weather, from family, and from the various things... Continue Reading →

The Greatest Gift

Luke Chapter 2 Jesus’ Birth in Bethlehem 1 Now in those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus, that a census be taken of all the inhabited earth. 2 This was the first census taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria. 3 And everyone was on his way to register for the census, each... Continue Reading →

Memorial Day Special

I had the blessing of being interviewed by Dr. Mark Eckel as a radio special, as well as have it recorded on YouTube.  Please enjoy what Memorial day means to me and other service members.  I have personally lost friends and brothers as many of you have also.  I hope that in keeping with remembering... Continue Reading →


The month of May is filled with busyness, warm weather, summer plans, Mothers day, Memorial day, and much more.  This month I want to focus on how we can better prepare our minds and hearts to listen and serve while we are filled with a loaded calendar.  Stay tuned for our Mothers and Memorial day... Continue Reading →

Peace with Christ

In the words of the Apostle Paul, “Grace and Peace to you”, such was his customary greeting to those whom he loved.    Today I want to ask you what does Peace mean to you and how do you obtain it?  I would like to share a passage with you as well as challenge you... Continue Reading →

Boldness in The Name of Christ

When you hear the word Boldness what come to your mind?  Is it standing up for something you are convicted about, is it standing up against a bully, is it speaking out against someone hurting animals, is it speaking out against someone in your office for wrong doing?  What does this term mean to you,... Continue Reading →

Easter and It’s Meaning

Please take a few minutes and answer a few questions for us here at ShapedbytheSon.  We wish to know more about our audience as we all serve in one body, one hope, one faith, and one Savior.  Easter is approaching and as we turn our focus to reaching out to others during this very special... Continue Reading →

Can You Hear Me God?

When people tell me that the distance between man and God is insurmountable, I say to them, you are correct. However, if you start seeking Him then you will find the distance was only as far as you made it! Jeremiah 29:12-14 Seeking God has always been a man-made issue.  God has never been apart... Continue Reading →

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