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Brother Neil
For some reason I can always smell the ocean even when in Okla.
Director of Missions for the Leflore Baptist Association in Poteau, Ok Education: Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies, Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee, Ok., Mag'na Cum Lau'de, Master of Arts in Christian Studies, Luther Rice Seminary, Atlanta, Ga.
Interests: Becoming more like Christ, loving my family, snorkeling in the Carribean and the Gulf of Mexico, fishing for crappie anytime.
Recent Activity
“Or how can you say to your brother, ‘brother, let me remove the speck that is in your eye,’ when you yourself do not see the plank that is in your own eye? Hypocrite! First remove the plank that is in your own eye, and then you will see clearly... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2011 at Speaking God's Truth in Love
Would you consider yourself to be a disciplined person? Smoking, eating, shopping, watching television. We can be undisciplined in a wide variety of ways. There used to be a funny little ditty, “I don’t smoke and I don’t chew, and I don’t go with girls that do.” It takes discipline... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2011 at Speaking God's Truth in Love
Proverbs 3:5 5 Trust in the Lord with all your hear, and lean not on your own understanding; One of the hardest things for us to do in our walk with God is to learn to lean upon His wisdom and not our own. It is especially difficult when we... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2011 at Speaking God's Truth in Love
Acts 4:32-35 Now the multitude of those who believed were of one heart and one soul; neither did anyone say that any of the things he possessed was his own, but they had all things in common. 33 And with great power the apostles gave witness to the resurrection of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2011 at Speaking God's Truth in Love
Speaking God’s Truth in Love “The Powerful God We Serve” Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2011 at Speaking God's Truth in Love
Jeremiah 1:5 5 Before I formed you in the womb I knew you; Before you were born I sanctified you; I ordained you a prophet to the nations.” I had the privilege of visiting the Hope Pregnancy Center in Oklahoma City, on Monday. Hope is a Southern Baptist sponsored center... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2011 at Speaking God's Truth in Love
Acts 24:24-25 24 After some days, when Felix came with his wife Drusilla, who was Jewish, he sent for Paul and heard him concerning the faith in Christ. 25 Now as he reasoned about righteousness, self-control, and the judgment to come, Felix was afraid and answered, “Go away for now,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2011 at Speaking God's Truth in Love
God created the universe and all of the things in it. He created it in perfect harmony. Satan, on the other hand, has never created anything. He has only taken what God created and perverted it. He is the great deceiver, the father of lies, and a fallen angel. The... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2011 at Speaking God's Truth in Love
At a press conference in Turkey, in 2009, President Obama made this comment. "One of the great strengths of the United States," the President said, "is ... we have a very large Christian population – but we do not consider ourselves a Christian nation. On June 28, 2006, candidate Obama... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2011 at Speaking God's Truth in Love
1 Corinthians 13:1-8 1 Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I have become sounding bras or a clanging cymbal. 2 And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and though I have all faith,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2011 at Speaking God's Truth in Love
2 Corinthians 4:7 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellence of the power may be of God and not of us. 1 Corinthians 1:26-29 26 For you see your calling, brethren, that not many wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2011 at Speaking God's Truth in Love
1Peter 3:8-12 8 Finally, all of you be of one mind, having compassion for one another, love as brothers, be tenderhearted, be courteous; 9 not returning evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary blessing, knowing that you were called to this, that you may inherit a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2011 at Speaking God's Truth in Love
There are churches around the world where god is moving in a mighty way. We received a report during our annual meeting of more than 25,000 people each day coming to know Jesus in India. One church in the Denver area has baptized 225 people in the last 3 years.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2011 at Speaking God's Truth in Love
Ephesians 2:8-9 For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, 9 nor of works, lest anyone should boast. So, you have become a Christian. You look around at all the non-believers around you and ask yourself, “What is... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2011 at Speaking God's Truth in Love
Ephesians 2:10 10 For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them. Titus 2:14 14 Who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from every lawless deed and purify for Himself His own special people,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2011 at Speaking God's Truth in Love
Ephesians 6:10-18 10 Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord an in the power of His might. 11 Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. 12 For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2011 at Speaking God's Truth in Love
It never ceases to amaze me how people perceive God and Heaven. I hear preachers say that almighty God, the creator of the universe is pleading with you to give up the life that you live and follow Him. This leaves the idea that God is some beggar that depends... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2011 at Speaking God's Truth in Love
Ephesians 6:12 12 For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places. When we are hurt by someone it is only natural that we become angry with... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2011 at Speaking God's Truth in Love
John 14:1, 27 1 Let not your heart be troubled, you believe in God, believe also in Me. 27 Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you, not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2011 at Speaking God's Truth in Love
1 Corinthians 1:26 26 For you see your calling brethren, that not many wise according to the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called. I am nauseated every time I accidently tune my radio to a station that is transmitting the fallacy of a prosperity preacher. You know... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2011 at Speaking God's Truth in Love
Philippians 1:21 21 For to me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain. The apostle Paul was writing a letter to the church at Philippi when he made this statement. Wouldn’t it be great if we could have this kind of attitude 24/7? It would remove a lot... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2011 at Speaking God's Truth in Love
James 1:22 But be doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. Yesterday, after I wrote my blog I received a personal email from one of my loyal and valued readers. The message went something like this, “Could you please move on brother Neil, I am convicted already.”... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2011 at Speaking God's Truth in Love