Pastor Nate Carter

“There are “friends” who destroy each other, but a real friend sticks closer than a brother.” Proverbs 18:24, NLT Faithful friends … believe in each other. They have a way of bringing out the best in each other. They will celebrate your victories. They will comfort you during the difficult times in life. They tell…

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Pastor Nate Carter

“He noticed two empty boats standing at the water’s edge, while fishermen washed their nets.” Luke 5:2, TM How Strange. Why would fishermen wash nets that hadn’t been used?-nets that hadn’t caught fish? The Answer: They were quitting-quitting because of an overnight problem. !Listen: “We have fished all night and caught nothing” (Luke 5:5). Don’t…

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Pastor Nate Carter

17 Elijah was a man with human frailties, just like al I of us, but he prayed and received supernatural answers.” JAMES 5:17a God has always done more with less than men thought adequate. It seems to be a pattern with God. He chooses the most unlikely to accomplish the unthinkable with the least amount…

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Pastor Nate Carter

“Jesus understands every weakness of ours …” Hebrews 4:15, CEV Bob Weber, who served as president of the Kiwanis International, loved to tell this story: He had spoken to a club in a small town and was spending the night with a farmer on the outskirts of town. He and the farmer were relaxing on…

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Pastor Nate Carter

“And straightway he constrained his disciples to get into the ship, and to go to the other side.” Mark 6:45 He’ll never send you on a trip that you can’t make. That doesn’t mean it will be easy, or that you won’t be frightened by the waves. Remember Psalm 23, “Yea, though I walk through…

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Pastor Nate Carter

“But I have prayed for you, Peter, that you would stay faithful to me no matter what comes. Remember this: after you have turned back to me and have been restored, make it your life mission to strengthen the faith of your brothers.” Luke 22:32, TPT Peter denied his Lord three times and went out…

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Pastor Nate Carter

“And the Lord will guide you continually, and satisfy you with all good things, and keep you healthy too.” Isaiah 58:11, TLB No political party can do this for you. No insurance policy can give you such coverage. Look what He promised. First, He’ll help you make all the right decisions. Next, He’ll keep you…

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Pastor Nate Carter

Let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. Hebrews 12:1, NIV There’s a tree called the Chinese Bamboo. During the first four years, they water and fertilize the plant with seemingly little or no results. Then, in…

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Pastor Nate Carter

“The thing I seek most of all, is the privilege of … living in His presence every day.” Psalm 27:4, TLB There’s no place like God’s presence. Things happen there that can’t happen anywhere else. Moses found that place, and when he did, the bush burned and he talked face to face with God. Awesome!…

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Pastor Nate Carter

“Through Christ, God has made peace between us and Himself, and God gave us the work of telling everyone about the peace we can have with him … So we have been sent to speak for Christ.” 2 Corinthians 5:18, 20, NCV When my children were young, I went to their room to say goodnight.…

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