“Real Life With Pastor Mike”

A Daily Devotional
People God Uses
May 29th, 2020
“But God has chosen the foolish things of the world to put to shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things of the world to put to shame the things which are mighty”1 Corinthians 1:27 
It is said of Moses when you break down the 120 years of his life that for the first 40 year of his life he thought he was a somebody who spent the next 40 years of his life learning he was a nobody so that in ...
Blessed To Bless
May 28th, 2020
“I will make you a great nation; I will bless you and make your name great; and you shall be a blessing.”Genesis 12:2  It is rocket science that has many in the technology community in America today eagerly awaiting for the first time in history the launching of humans into orbit by a commercial aerospace company. What isn’t rocket science is that God is a blessing God. From the very moment God re...
One Way Love
May 27th, 2020
1 John 3:18 says, “My dear children, let’s not just talk about love, lets practice real love”. God's love, the highest form of love, is love that is predetermined, “one way’ you might say. Yes, love is a choice but its more than a choice, its a predetermined choice. It’s the deliberate act of choosing someone and loving them more than life itself. Obviously I am talking about the highest degree of...
Making A Difference
May 26th, 2020
“Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, let us use them: if prophecy, let us prophesy in proportion to our faith; or ministry, let us use it in our ministering; he who teaches, in teaching; he who exhorts, in exhortation; he who gives, with liberality; he who leads, with diligence; he who shows mercy, with cheerfulness.”Romans 12:6-8  The story goes like this. “The...
Women Like God
May 25th, 2020
"Many daughters have done well, But you excel them all."Proverbs 31:29As the wave of the coronavirus is subsiding we all around the world have reason to celebrate. For me and my wife today is a day of reflection and celebration as our first born child, our daughter, Bree celebrates her thirty-fifth birthday! When I look back over her life and at the woman she has become today, I see an amazing jou...
You Pick
May 22nd, 2020
“But if serving the LORD seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your forefathers served beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you are living. But as for me and my household, we will serve the LORD."Joshua 24:15 (NIV)If there is one thing American’s have learned through this global pandemic its that we don’t want ot...
To Grope Is Dope
May 21st, 2020
“And He has made from one blood every nation of men to dwell on all the face of the earth, and has determined their preappointed times and the boundaries of their dwellings”Acts 17:26I have some encouraging news for you today no matter if you are young or old. God knew exactly what He was getting when He got me and you. The prince of preachers, Charles Spurgeon once said, ”It is a good thing God c...
A Season, A Reason, A Lifetime
May 20th, 2020
“A man who has friends must himself be friendly, But there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.”Proverbs 18:24Teaching some of the major themes of the book of Proverbs one can’t help but pick up on the topic of friendship. Solomon who was considered the wisest man in all the world had much to say regarding a variety of human relationships. In a strange way it’s comforting to know that Sol...
Higher Education
May 19th, 2020
“For the LORD gives wisdom; From His mouth come knowledge and understanding; He stores up sound wisdom for the upright; He is a shield to those who walk uprightly; He guards the paths of justice, And preserves the way of His saints.”Proverbs 2:6-8“Sheltering in place” has provided most of the world the opportunity to follow all the latest news reports and then research what we just heard or read t...
God's Got Big Ears
May 18th, 2020
“Likewise the Spirit also helps in our weaknesses. For we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.”Romans 8:26If there is a silver lining in the coronavirus it might be how it has exposed all of our weaknesses so that we could get help. Have you ever been so tired or so stressed out that you didn’t fee...